Looking back at 2018 | How civil society became a force to be reckoned with
Malta’s environmentalists complain of exhaustion having to fight so many battles at the same time, but there is no doubt that civil society remains a force to be reckoned...
FAA condemns PA decision over Gharb fireworks factory approval
The NGO said that the PA ignored all warnings of land conservation and environmental value
Successful organic waste collection increases eight-fold

Malta has collected 8,888 tonnes of organic waste between the end of October...

Malta has collected 8,888 tonnes of organic waste between...

ERA reform: will José Herrera’s mountain deliver a giant... or a mouse?

Unless the ERA is given equal power as its planning counterpart, the structural imbalance that favours development over the environment will never be redressed

Unless the ERA is given equal power as its planning...

Delia’s ‘inconvenient truth’ on climate change was honest, scary, but weird

Political leaders cannot just tell people to ‘panic’ in the face of irreversible climate change: they must offer the truth of the radical solution...

Political leaders cannot just tell people to...

Spring blues: Cold outbreak cools down week ahead

A significant cold outbreak has made its mark in the rest of Europe, but...

A significant cold outbreak has made its mark in the rest...

This is not an environmental policy. This is showboating

I like trees and all that, but the extension to the Ta’ Qali...

I like trees and all that, but the extension to...

Updated | Malta registers second-highest carbon emissions in EU in 2018

While the EU has registered an average decrease of 2.5% in CO2 emissions, Malta’s carbon emissions have increased by 6.7% in 2018

While the EU has registered an average decrease of 2.5% in...

NGOs file judicial protest to stop ‘opaque and unfair’ planning amnesty

“It is a clear attempt to ensure this ‘regularisation’ is as opaque as possible and takes place without the public’s scrutiny, as...

“It is a clear attempt to ensure this...

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...