Lights out tonight for Earth Hour, a moment of reflection on the fate of the planet
This year’s Earth Hour takes place at 8:30pm when lights will go out on symbolic sites to highlight the threat of climate change and nature loss
Ornis Committee blocks turtle dove spring hunting
FKNK was the only group to vote in favour of lifting the moratorium • The committee also voted to engage in discussions with the European Commission on reopening the season
Wied Bufula outlet saved from development

The Planning Authority has rejected a zoning application to designate the mouth...

The Planning Authority has rejected a zoning application to...

Underwater trap among illegal trapping sites reported to police

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter said it had discovered eight illegal sites...

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter said it had discovered...

Warning in a circled hour-glass: a new Maltese generation demands action on climate change

The extinction symbol – a circled hour-glass – is fast becoming the brand for a global rebellion triggered by the threat of mass extinction....

The extinction symbol – a circled hour-glass –...

The air that we breathe

Sometimes we do not realise just how disturbing and stressful it is to see rows of cranes, ravenous bulldozers crushing their way through neighbourhoods and...

Sometimes we do not realise just how disturbing and...

‘Enough is enough’: Graffitti makes call for national protest for the environment

Call to arms for residents associations, NGOs, farmers and workers to join 7 September demonstration in Valletta to present list of demands on state of...

Call to arms for residents associations, NGOs, farmers and...

7,000 enforcements and counting…

Six main take-aways from the Planning Authority’s latest annual report

Six main take-aways from the Planning Authority’s...

Decisions on Sliema’s Townsquare and Mriehel high-rise on Thursday: will PA open floodgates?

The PA is tomorrow set to take two landmark decisions on two high-rise developments. Will the PA open the floodgates of the high-rise revolution or will it...

The PA is tomorrow set to take two landmark decisions on...

[WATCH] Turtle lays eggs at Golden Bay: Nature Trust calls for volunteers

Nature Trust appeals for volunteers to help watch over a turtle's nesting site in Golden Bay

Nature Trust appeals for volunteers to help watch over a...

Malta airport reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 700 tonnes in 2015

MIA distributes over €58 million into the local economy in 2015 in...

MIA distributes over €58 million into the local...

NGOs call on public to petition MPs ahead of Townsquare, Mriehel projects’ decisions

Thursday will see Planning Authority take decisions on tall buildings proposals at Mriehel and the Sliema Townsquare project

Thursday will see Planning Authority take decisions on tall...

Works carried out in Simar Nature Reserve as part of BirdLife Malta youth project

The Dingli Scout Group and Hungarian YMCA came together to work at Simar Nature Reserve as part of Action for Nature project organised by BirdLife Malta

The Dingli Scout Group and Hungarian YMCA came together to...

Average of 36 vehicles being licensed every day

Latest national statistics show that 352,671 vehicles are registered in Malta,...

Latest national statistics show that 352,671 vehicles are...

PA appeals’ tribunal approves billboard in Mgarr rural area

Billboard setup in Mgarr agricultural zone deemed inappropriate by the Planning...

Billboard setup in Mgarr agricultural zone deemed...

Imported aquarium fish wreaking havoc on ecosystems

The absence of regulations could essentially mean that imported and eventually...

The absence of regulations could essentially mean that...

No timeframe yet for approval of Delimara gas plant’s environmental permit

Final permit to be awarded after public meeting and 30-day public consultation, but Environment and Resources Authority has set no date for approval of project

Final permit to be awarded after public meeting and 30-day...

Environment authority hits out at ‘malpractice’ of PA giving blessing to illegal buildings

Environment Resources Authority calls out “malpractice of first carrying out development outside development zones without the required permits and...

Environment Resources Authority calls out...

Front welcomes exclusion of Freeport ODZ expansion

Front Harsien ODZ backs government decision to exclude ODZ extension...

Front Harsien ODZ backs government decision to...

Police seize birds from illegal trapping site in Gozo

Police confiscate sandpipers from illegal trapping site in Gozo, release them...

Police confiscate sandpipers from illegal trapping site in...