Explainer | Ticking waste bomb: Why does Malta need an incinerator, and why are farmers angry?
The unforeseen expansion of the Magħtab landfill is a stop-gap measure in a race against time for Malta’s ticking waste-bomb. But farmers are expected to take the brunt....
NGOs condemn Maghtab extension, say sacrifice of arable land is 'obscene'
Fifteen NGOs say that flagship projects should be planned in a way to minimise, not encourage, the take-up of agricultural land and similar resources
St Nicholas College students ranked top climate detectives by European Space Agency

Students from St Nicholas College analysed rainfall and temperature impacting water flow and farming in Qlejgħa Valley

Students from St Nicholas College analysed rainfall...

Manoel Island project permit revoked, developers have to redo EIA

Manoel Island projects hits major snag after Environment and Planning Review...

Manoel Island projects hits major snag after Environment...

[WATCH] Tal-Wej, Ħas-Saptan and Wied il-Mielaħ get special environment protection

Three new sites in Malta and Gozo have been added to the Natura 2000 network as part of government’s drive to extend the land area covered by protected...

Three new sites in Malta and Gozo have been added to the...

There goes the sun! Spring showers is prelude for stormy weekend in Malta

Your stormy weekened has just been delivered by an upper-level trough in the Med...

Your stormy weekened has just been delivered by an...

[WATCH] Spazji Miftuħa coalition meets PM over Miżieb and Aħrax woodlands

Miżieb and Aħrax Survey: vast majority opposes FKNK takeover of woodlands • 95% of respondents rue lack of transparency in...

Miżieb and Aħrax Survey: vast majority opposes FKNK...

Over 200 tons of invasive alien species removed from Majjistral Park

Removal of around 6,800 tons of inert dumped material from il-Prajjet, Għajn...

Removal of around 6,800 tons of inert dumped material from...

The power of perseverance | Claire Bonello

Malta faces an onslaught on the environment: a systematic wipe-out of ODZ...

Malta faces an onslaught on the environment: a systematic...

Intensive clean-up operation under way at Freeport following oil spill

An oil spill, believed to have originated from a container ship, has been contained within the basin between Terminals 1 and 2 of the Malta Freeport

An oil spill, believed to have originated from a container...

Water monitoring project to lead to sustainable use of marine resources

The Marine and Environmental Monitoring project will initiate the implementation of sustained environmental monitoring in marine waters • The project will...

The Marine and Environmental Monitoring project will...

MTA, Lands shut down defiant Ta’ Fra Ben kiosk over illegally-placed deckchairs

The Malta Tourism Authority and the Lands Authority this morning closed down a Ta’ Fra Ben kiosk after the authorities found that it had continued with...

The Malta Tourism Authority and the Lands Authority this...

After Armier, authorities target illegally-placed deckchairs from Ta’ Fra Ben

Some 100 deckchairs and over 30 umbrellas were removed from Qawra Point – an area commonly known as Ta’ Fra Ben

Some 100 deckchairs and over 30 umbrellas were removed from...

Private land falling under proposed public domain sites will retain title

Parliamentary secretary for planning Chris Agius reassures private land owners that public domain legislation will not impinge upon their rights

Parliamentary secretary for planning Chris Agius reassures...

‘Free’ water to businesses totals 212 million bottles of water

‘Free’ borehole extraction is allowing commercial owners to extract...

‘Free’ borehole extraction is allowing...

Lija tree felling a result of Jose Herrera’s failure, environmentalist says

Environmentalist Alfred Baldacchino bemoans the felling of a number of mature holm oak trees in Lija and says that environment minister Jose Herrera had failed...

Environmentalist Alfred Baldacchino bemoans the felling of...

Citizens could be compensated for suing public domain law-breakers

Environment minister reveals plans to incentivise citizens to sue those who...

Environment minister reveals plans to incentivise citizens...

Earth’s sixth mass extinction event under way, scientists warn

Researchers talk of ‘biological annihilation’ as study reveals...

Researchers talk of ‘biological annihilation’...

June temperatures hit 36.4°C

Average air and sea temperatures 1°C higher than climate norm

Average air and sea temperatures 1°C higher than...

[WATCH] Waste collectors assigned to three main beaches

Five waste collectors will be assigned to Golden Bay, Ghajn Tuffieha and Ghadira

Five waste collectors will be assigned to Golden Bay, Ghajn...