NGOs condemn PA’s ‘COVID-19 crisis’ extension of development permits for construction industry
10 environmental NGOs condemned the decision to extend development permits valid until 2022 for another three years
Pandemic restriction on movement leading to reduced pollution levels
More people at home, less cars on the road. And the air pollution levels results from ERA monitoring stations have already noticed the difference
Stainless-steel water bottles can help reduce Malta’s plastic waste problem

Reusable stainless-steel water bottles are now being distributed at selected events as part of the ‘Water: Be the Change campaign’

Reusable stainless-steel water bottles are now being...

€4 million reconstruction of Rabat’s Għeriexem Road starts

Infrastructure Malta starts reconstruction of Għeriexem Road in Rabat to stop...

Infrastructure Malta starts reconstruction of Għeriexem...

Restaurant by the pumps: fuel station’s piecemeal plan to add two-storey eatery

McQueens petrol station in Burmarrad wants to build a full-blown restaurant on land currently used for parking

McQueens petrol station in Burmarrad wants to build a...

Met office says devastating storm in Sicily won’t affect Malta

Meteorological Office says Malta still expecting good weather despite a storm...

Meteorological Office says Malta still expecting good...

Bolder light pollution rules set to change Maltese nightlife

Clearer and darker: commercial signage, billboards, churches and monuments will...

Clearer and darker: commercial signage, billboards,...

Off with the off-roaders! Għajn Rihana valley to get 128 security cameras

128 security cameras deployed to fight bikers, vandalism and illegal dumping in Għajn Rihana valley in Burmarrad

128 security cameras deployed to fight bikers, vandalism...

Hunters ‘urged to stay calm’ over public domain legislation

Hunters’ federation FKNK is urging hunters and trappers ‘to stay...

Hunters’ federation FKNK is urging hunters and...

[WATCH] Major maintenance works to begin at picturesque Ghar Lapsi bay

Ghar Lapsi works will include new ladders, benches and railings, repaved roads, and free WiFi

Ghar Lapsi works will include new ladders, benches and...

Tunnel connecting proposed hotel to Kalanka bay could undermine cliff stability

An environmental impact assessment has proposed ommitting a tunnel from plans to connect a proposed hotel at Kalanka to the beach

An environmental impact assessment has proposed ommitting...

Sea slime sightings ‘linked to natural phenomena, not fish farms’

The re-appearance of sea slime across the Maltese coast had sparked fears of a...

The re-appearance of sea slime across the Maltese coast had...

Sun shines in May as average air, sea temperatures rise by a degree Celsius

The month of May was much drier than expected at this time of year

The month of May was much drier than expected at this time...

Authorities ‘failed’ to request relevant studies before approving tuna cages relocation

The chosen location is within two designated marine Natura 2000 sites which qualify as both a marine Special Protection Area for seabirds under the European...

The chosen location is within two designated marine Natura...

PA grants temporary permit for Comino fish farm relocation

The Planning Authority has granted the Comino tuna fish farm a temporary...

The Planning Authority has granted the Comino tuna fish...

On World Environment Day, BirdLife Malta calls for an environmentally-conscious government

NGO says Environment Day should make us reflect on how our activity effects biodiversity’s wellbeing

NGO says Environment Day should make us reflect on how our...

As trump mulls leaving Paris climate deal, China and EU discuss alliance

Beijing and Brussels plan to set up new alliance to reduce global carbon emissions • EU climate commissioner: ‘Now is the time to further strengthen...

Beijing and Brussels plan to set up new alliance to reduce...

Fish farms meet deadline to relocate offshore

Environment minister Jose Herrera says deal will mean that fish farm slime will...

Environment minister Jose Herrera says deal will mean that...

Bahrija landowners eyeing ODZ mega-project

The owner of a large tract of Bahrija land outside development zones is eyeing...

The owner of a large tract of Bahrija land outside...

Delimara chimney set for demolition this summer

Enemalta is set to start  the dismantling process of the Delimara 1...

Enemalta is set to start  the dismantling process of...