Emergency works at Ghajn Tuffieha beach to clear plastic debris
Plastic debris washed up at Għajn Tuffieħa beach as ministry orders emergency clean-up
All current environmental problems relate to population increase in Malta
The State of the Environment Report 2018 shows significant improvement in land and marine biodiversities, air quality, and a decrease in environmental infringements but warns that...
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...

Birzebbuga's Saint George's Bay next in line for ‘Balluta’ sand re-nourishment

Consultants warn against raising expectations that reclaimed beach can be permanent

Consultants warn against raising expectations that...

[WATCH] Planning Authority to fine itself €500 a day for permit delays

The Planning Authority will be fining itself €500 every day if permits for major projects are not issued within 100 days

The Planning Authority will be fining itself €500...

Siggiewi quarry to be restored for agricultural purposes

Old quarry in Ta’ Sgamardi area to be filled with inert waste material...

Old quarry in Ta’ Sgamardi area to be filled with...

From livestock farms to villas, permits issued despite objections

Since 2013 the Planning Authority has approved the conversion of seven...

Since 2013 the Planning Authority has approved the...

Warmer and drier weather in April

During the second week of April, the islands experienced a warm spell caused by high pressure coming from over the Sahara desert. This warm spell peaked on the...

During the second week of April, the islands experienced a...

Green NGOs call for impact assessment on Enmed Fuel Depot

BirdLife Malta, Din l-Art Ħelwa and Nature Trust (Malta) call for a...

BirdLife Malta, Din l-Art Ħelwa and Nature Trust (Malta)...

Chemical deterioration of Sliema to Mellieha coastline

Mercury levels found three times higher than allowed by EU directives

Mercury levels found three times higher than allowed by EU...

Local opposition sinks Wied Ghomor project

Application for development of old people's home in a quarry in Wied Ghomor...

Application for development of old people's home in a...

Agricultural borehole is sucking up as much as 34 million bottles of water every year

Ground water accounts for 86% of the water consumed by the agricultural sector

Ground water accounts for 86% of the water consumed by the...

[WATCH] Refuse San Gwann quarry development for old people’s home, Front says

Front Harsien ODZ makes last-ditch appeal against old people's home proposed in Swieqi-San Gwann valley 

Front Harsien ODZ makes last-ditch appeal against old...

20 masts in ODZ area to be pulled down

Twenty dilapidated masts will be dismantled following planning permission by the Planning Authority

Twenty dilapidated masts will be dismantled following...

Malta registered 27% decrease in carbon emissions in 2015

Malta best performer in year that CO2 emissions in the EU slightly increased...

Malta best performer in year that CO2 emissions in the EU...

Hogs’ manure causing multi-million headache

Staggering 157,300 cubic metres of pig slurry could be dumped in public sewers,...

Staggering 157,300 cubic metres of pig slurry could be...