Smart bin revolution led to people doubling the amount of plastic they trash
In just five months, the equivalent of 3.1 million plastic bottles was collected in 40 villages
Two out of every three Maltese believe roads and big projects are a threat to the environment
Infrastructural work poses increased threat to environment, EU survey shows
Public domain: disused Coast Road tract excluded despite environmentalists’ request

The decision to restrict public domain status at Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq has disappointed environmentalists who had proposed the entire stretch of...

The decision to restrict public domain status...

February drought piles more pressure on Maltese farmers

Lack of precipitation will lead to a decrease in the quantity and quality for...

Lack of precipitation will lead to a decrease in the...

Explainer | Ticking waste bomb: Why does Malta need an incinerator, and why are farmers angry?

The unforeseen expansion of the Magħtab landfill is a stop-gap measure in a race against time for Malta’s ticking waste-bomb. But farmers are expected...

The unforeseen expansion of the Magħtab landfill is a...

NGOs condemn Maghtab extension, say sacrifice of arable land is 'obscene'

Fifteen NGOs say that flagship projects should be planned in a way to minimise, not encourage, the take-up of agricultural land and similar resources

Fifteen NGOs say that flagship projects should be planned...

'Hands off referenda,' NGOs tell hunting lobby who petitioned President to abolish abrogative ballot

The hunting lobby wrote to the President of Malta demanding amendments to the Referenda Act to stop citizens from invoking referenda for the sake of protecting...

The hunting lobby wrote to the President of Malta demanding...

Mega fish-farm zone relocation off Gozo ‘suspended’ by Anton Refalo

Gozitan minister for agriculture suspends plan to move mega tuna farm nearer to Gozitan waters  

Gozitan minister for agriculture suspends plan to move mega...

Reconstruction of long-collapsed buildings allowed in ODZ: Front Harsien calls for policy review

2014 guidelines allow the reconstruction of long-collapsed buildings and erection of new dwellings in the countryside

2014 guidelines allow the reconstruction of long-collapsed...

How a contract from 1915 can turn a derelict country ruin into a villa

A lease contract signed 100 years ago refers to someone living in “five rooms” in the Palma area, and thanks to the controversial Rural Policy in...

A lease contract signed 100 years ago refers to someone...

Authorities launch investigation into Marsascala fish farms pollution

Environment Ministry says pollution from fish farms has to stop

Environment Ministry says pollution from fish farms has to...

Malta’s high-rise revolution has started. And people on Facebook are pissed off

‘PA = Mafia’: the kind of short description Malta’s beleaguered planning authority will contend with until the end of times…

‘PA = Mafia’: the kind of short description...

38-storey Sliema tower approved • Planning Authority chairman votes against

Project which PA chairman Vince Cassar describes as ‘exaggerated’ will unleash 3,500 car trips a day in Sliema • Elderly residents express...

Project which PA chairman Vince Cassar describes as...

Planning Authority approves Mriehel Towers despite legal doubts

Veracity of photomontages questioned by ERA chairman and professional...

Veracity of photomontages questioned by ERA chairman and...

Ombudsman calls for law to allow ramblers access through countryside

Access rights could give ramblers access to private land where landowner agrees...

Access rights could give ramblers access to private land...

The plasticisation of the sea

John Paul Cauchi • With 7.3 billion people on the planet, fast rising to nine billion, we treat the ocean as a garbage dump at our peril

John Paul Cauchi • With 7.3 billion people on the...

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...