Heritage in a pool: The story told by the Sliema baths
Although less visually spectacular, these baths too have a story to tell. It is a story which fewer and fewer people recall. And the pools have not escaped the attention of...
Even in Malta, the fight against mass tourism starts gathering steam
Network of activists from Malta and southern European cities in effort to curb over-tourism and protect natural resources
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...

Operator at Munxar fish farm operating 14 extra cages with permit covering five

An onsite inspection revealed that the operator had 15 cages for sea bream and four cages for tuna, when his permit allowed two sea bream cages and three tuna...

An onsite inspection revealed that the operator had 15...

Concerned residents condemn illegal dumping in St. Thomas Bay

Concerned residents are beginning to take action against people using various...

Concerned residents are beginning to take action against...

Private vehicles allowed unlimited entry into civic amenity sites

Civic amenity site reform introduced to instil discipline in waste management

Civic amenity site reform introduced to instil discipline...

Activists call for immediate closure and remote sensing of illegal boreholes

Proposals included in a report on a seminar organised by Friends of the Earth Malta and Front Harsien ODZ cover five major areas affecting citizenship...

Proposals included in a report on a seminar organised by...

Fish farms face emergency enforcement order: two days to present plan of action

Polluting fish farms have two working days to present a plan of action describing how they plan on tackling illegalities

Polluting fish farms have two working days to present a...

Environmental expert bemoans ‘tree-hating Malta’

The environment ministry published a report on afforestation and ecological...

The environment ministry published a report on...

Volume of fish landings increases by 126%

The volume of fish landings in 2016 increased by 125.9% over the corresponding...

The volume of fish landings in 2016 increased by 125.9%...

MHRA pushes for fish farm slime solution

Fish farm representatives agree to work closely with stakeholders to resolve issue following meeting with hoteliers.

Fish farm representatives agree to work closely with...

BirdLife Malta urges government, police to prioritise law enforcement during autumn hunting season

With this year’s autumn hunting season opening today, BirdLife Malta appealed for environmental law to be enforced

With this year’s autumn hunting season opening today,...

Bathers decry fish farms in vicinity of popular beaches

Fish farm slime is no new occurrence, but bathers all over the island have...

Fish farm slime is no new occurrence, but bathers all over...

Front calls on Planning Authority to confirm Wied Ghomor permit refusal

Front Harsien ODZ says the Planning Authority to confirm the refusal of a permit for a home for the elderly in the Wied Ghomor quarry and insists government...

Front Harsien ODZ says the Planning Authority to confirm...

Action against polluting fish farms: Cabinet supports emergency enforcement orders

Tuna farm operators all found to be in breach of regulations, including an operator whose permit covers the breeding of sea bream and sea bass

Tuna farm operators all found to be in breach of...

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