More protected trees, woodland areas and higher infringement fines with new law
New trees and woodlands law introduces revised penalty system, protects more species and tree areas • Environment Minister says record number of trees planted this year
Life of quarries near Megalithic temples ‘extended’ with mobile crusher
Mobile crusher will compact construction waste and prolong eyesore’s lifespan
Maltese catholics told to reduce, reuse and recycle for ‘Season of Creation’

Church environment commission calls upon citizens to cooperate with waste collection and recycling agencies

Church environment commission calls upon citizens to...

Concerns raised over fish slime effects on health, but no studies yet carried out

Public consultation on proposed expansion of tuna cages carried out, with a Stop the Slime campaign representative disputing fish slime has no environmental...

Public consultation on proposed expansion of tuna cages...

Number of illegal dumpsites on the rise, harsher penalties proving ineffective

A number of localities across Malta report an increase in illegal dumpsites, even in areas that are habitually clean

A number of localities across Malta report an increase in...

[WATCH] Central Link project goes against government's own transport master plan, AD says

Large-scale roads project in central Malta won’t solve traffic problem, Alternattiva Demokratika chairman Carmel Cacopardo emphasised

Large-scale roads project in central Malta won’t...

App sends cleansing division over 120 requests a month to clean up Maltese towns

Upkeep and Clean allows users to take photos with their mobile phone and to send them, complete with a GPS location and message, to the cleansing division

Upkeep and Clean allows users to take photos with their...

[WATCH] Fish farms not sole sea slime source, says tuna industry

Dealing with the fish farm slime problem has involved a learning curve,...

Dealing with the fish farm slime problem has involved a...

[PHOTOS] Crowned Crane seeks getaway from San Anton Gardens

Majestic bird in search of a change of scene lands in a Balzan field attracting...

Majestic bird in search of a change of scene lands in a...

As increased traffic looms, experts form think-tank to meet challenge

Debono Group’s brainchild Project Aegle sets up team to generate ideas

Debono Group’s brainchild Project Aegle sets up team...

Summer has ended, the weather says so... photos of Sunday’s lightning flashes

Photos by Chris Mangion of Sunday’s lightning flashes… the prelude to today’s overcast weather

Photos by Chris Mangion of Sunday’s lightning...

Updated | Swimmer says hunters shot down at him to kill Honey Buzzard

Hunters nearly killed Steve Haston and his colleague when they shot three honey...

Hunters nearly killed Steve Haston and his colleague when...

MIDI threatens Gzira mayor, councillors with legal action ahead of Manoel Island clean-up

Manoel Island developers say they will take legal action if mayor persists “in behaviour which is less than that of role model”

Manoel Island developers say they will take legal action if...

[WATCH] 30-minute documentary shines spotlight on Filfla

The 30-minute documentary plunges audiences into one of Malta’s marine...

The 30-minute documentary plunges audiences into one of...

Planning Board rejects proposed shooting range in Siggiewi

The shooting range, proposed in a 4,300-square-metre field outside development...

The shooting range, proposed in a 4,300-square-metre field...

Updated | ‘Government can no longer turn a blind eye’ as more protected birds are killed

CABS film poachers killing protected Honey Buzzards • Stuffed protected birds and illegal cage traps found in Tal-Virtu and Hal Far • Tally of...

CABS film poachers killing protected Honey Buzzards •...

Update 3 | ‘Ornis committee’s prerogative to propose suspension of hunting season’ – Galdes

The killing of two Black Storks has prompted calls for season suspension whilst hunters condemn act • Parliamentary secretariat ditches calls and passes...

The killing of two Black Storks has prompted calls for...

Updated | Environment Authority to appeal Townsquare high-rise decision

Environment and Resources Authority to appeal a Planning Authority's decision to grant Sliema high-rise permit • Environment minister hails...

Environment and Resources Authority to appeal a Planning...

ERA members split over appeal against high-rise decision

Environment and Resources Authority set to make decision tomorrow on whether to...

Environment and Resources Authority set to make decision...

Updated | Fish farms reject PL claims extra costs behind refusal to relocate offshore

Deborah Schembri insists fish farm operators already have a permit to shift their operations further offshore, but fish farm federation says permit actually...

Deborah Schembri insists fish farm operators already have a...

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