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
ERA still conducting analysis of land reclamation sites

Environment and Resources Authority confirms that 'analysis' of...

Environment and Resources Authority confirms that...

Architect hopes he can sow seeds for Maltese ‘green network’ of parks and walkways

Inspired by life in the UK, Charles Saliba’s Malta ‘Green Network’ is a 15-year project for outdoor spaces that are weaved into the...

Inspired by life in the UK, Charles...

Harbour area air pollution linked to high rates of lung collapse

Study links higher rates of lung collapse in harbour area to deteriorating air...

Study links higher rates of lung collapse in harbour area...

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...

Small-scale fisheries to benefit from streamlined funding scheme under MedFish4ever declaration

The European Commission has pledged to support sustainable small-scale fisheries and aquaculture by streamlining funding schemes for local projects, as part of...

The European Commission has pledged to support sustainable...

Wild Bird Regulation Unit accused of taking credit for CABS’s work

eNGO CABS has accused WBRU head Sergei Golovkin of using its efforts to...

eNGO CABS has accused WBRU head Sergei Golovkin of using...

Zabbar agritourism breached local plan but still got permit

The agritourism policy yardstick was not applied since owner is not a farmer,...

The agritourism policy yardstick was not applied since...

400-year-old San Anton Palace reservoir to be restored

Memorandum of Understanding for the restoration of a rainwater reservoir at San...

Memorandum of Understanding for the restoration of a...

Disposal of construction waste: minister to move legal notice to curtail illegal dumping

The Requisition of Excavation Voids Regulations (2017) will enable government to requisition any excavation void • Operators who fail to abide by...

The Requisition of Excavation Voids Regulations (2017) will...

[WATCH] Trapper caught red-handed threatens hiking group in Gozo

BirdLife footage shows trapper threatening to hurl a stone at a group of hikers...

BirdLife footage shows trapper threatening to hurl a stone...

[WATCH] Malta to be reported to EU for 'de facto tolerance' of illegal trapping

CABS: 'It seems likely that the government is actively preventing police action upon trappers by limiting police resources to nearly zero during peak finch...

CABS: 'It seems likely that the government is actively...

Construction waste: government to seek measures against illegal dumping

Environment Minister says necessary steps will be taken to address the lack of space for construction waste

Environment Minister says necessary steps will be taken to...

‘I am not against hunting,’ environment minister insists

New regulations for fish farms to be published in the coming weeks

New regulations for fish farms to be published in the...

Nature claims Gozo’s iconic Azure Window, lost forever after total collapse

Disintegrating rock formation had long withstood nature and human impact, but is now no longer

Disintegrating rock formation had long withstood nature and...

[WATCH] Reworked Paceville masterplan will not be published before elections

Deborah Schembri says it was always the plan to have a first draft, followed by a public consultation process, followed by a second draft and another public...

Deborah Schembri says it was always the plan to have a...

Developers claim shortage of modern fuel stations in bid for new Luqa pump

Despite three petrol stations within 1.2km radius, a new Qormi Hill pump is being justified as a way 'to address the shortage of modern fuel...

Despite three petrol stations within 1.2km radius, a new...