Former Green Party chairman Harry Vassallo appointed Guardian of Future Generations
A longstanding environmental activist, Vassallo co-founded the Green Party Alternattiva Demokratika in 1989, serving as its chairman from 1999 until 2008
‘Hazardous’ white goods stored in Iklin until new Hal Far facility ready
Storage of over 500 tonnes of white goods was in breach of ERA permit condition, Wasteserv said
St Nicholas College students ranked top climate detectives by European Space Agency

Students from St Nicholas College analysed rainfall and temperature impacting water flow and farming in Qlejgħa Valley

Students from St Nicholas College analysed rainfall...

Manoel Island project permit revoked, developers have to redo EIA

Manoel Island projects hits major snag after Environment and Planning Review...

Manoel Island projects hits major snag after Environment...

[WATCH] Tal-Wej, Ħas-Saptan and Wied il-Mielaħ get special environment protection

Three new sites in Malta and Gozo have been added to the Natura 2000 network as part of government’s drive to extend the land area covered by protected...

Three new sites in Malta and Gozo have been added to the...

There goes the sun! Spring showers is prelude for stormy weekend in Malta

Your stormy weekened has just been delivered by an upper-level trough in the Med...

Your stormy weekened has just been delivered by an...

[WATCH] Spazji Miftuħa coalition meets PM over Miżieb and Aħrax woodlands

Miżieb and Aħrax Survey: vast majority opposes FKNK takeover of woodlands • 95% of respondents rue lack of transparency in...

Miżieb and Aħrax Survey: vast majority opposes FKNK...

Over 200 tons of invasive alien species removed from Majjistral Park

Removal of around 6,800 tons of inert dumped material from il-Prajjet, Għajn...

Removal of around 6,800 tons of inert dumped material from...

Updated | ‘Government can no longer turn a blind eye’ as more protected birds are killed

CABS film poachers killing protected Honey Buzzards • Stuffed protected birds and illegal cage traps found in Tal-Virtu and Hal Far • Tally of...

CABS film poachers killing protected Honey Buzzards •...

Update 3 | ‘Ornis committee’s prerogative to propose suspension of hunting season’ – Galdes

The killing of two Black Storks has prompted calls for season suspension whilst hunters condemn act • Parliamentary secretariat ditches calls and passes...

The killing of two Black Storks has prompted calls for...

Updated | Environment Authority to appeal Townsquare high-rise decision

Environment and Resources Authority to appeal a Planning Authority's decision to grant Sliema high-rise permit • Environment minister hails...

Environment and Resources Authority to appeal a Planning...

ERA members split over appeal against high-rise decision

Environment and Resources Authority set to make decision tomorrow on whether to...

Environment and Resources Authority set to make decision...

Updated | Fish farms reject PL claims extra costs behind refusal to relocate offshore

Deborah Schembri insists fish farm operators already have a permit to shift their operations further offshore, but fish farm federation says permit actually...

Deborah Schembri insists fish farm operators already have a...

[WATCH] Common Kestrels released after weeks of rehabilitation

At least two successful breeding attempts by kestrels in the Maltese Islands...

At least two successful breeding attempts by kestrels in...

Planning Authority grants permit for Naxxar parish church restoration

The works will be carried out in accordance with an approved restoration method...

The works will be carried out in accordance with an...

Updated | Planning Authority suspends decision on revoking fish farm permits, Joseph Muscat ‘disappointed’

Planning Authority gives four fish farm operators two weeks to reach agreement with authorities on how to address illegalities and relocate operations offshore...

Planning Authority gives four fish farm operators two weeks...

Green NGO urges public to help fund its appeal against high-rise projects

Din l-Art Helwa launches 'Stop the Greed' campaign to fund appeal against skyscrapers that have been approved in Sliema and Mriehel 

Din l-Art Helwa launches 'Stop the Greed' campaign...

Not all doom and gloom… or slime | José Herrera

Between fish farm slime and rampant overdevelopment, the environment seems to...

Between fish farm slime and rampant overdevelopment, the...

[WATCH] Operators need a year to relocate fish farms • Slime blamed on ‘greasier’ fish for feed

Fish for feed purchased from Hungary contained more oil than usual catching operators by surprise, the Federation of Maltese Aquaculture Producers says

Fish for feed purchased from Hungary contained more oil...

Montebello brothers appeal Planning Authority order to dismantle derelict Jerma Palace hotel

JPM Bros. file appeal to contest Planning Authority’s enforcement order to dismantle derelict Jerma Palace hotel at Marsascala

JPM Bros. file appeal to contest Planning Authority’s...