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
NGOs condemn PA’s ‘COVID-19 crisis’ extension of development permits for construction industry

10 environmental NGOs condemned the decision to extend development permits valid until 2022 for another three years

10 environmental NGOs condemned the decision to extend...

Pandemic restriction on movement leading to reduced pollution levels

More people at home, less cars on the road. And the air pollution levels...

More people at home, less cars on the road. And the air...

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...

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...

Procedural error could lead to revocation of winery permit

The Planning Directorate and the PA’s legal office have called on the...

The Planning Directorate and the PA’s legal office...

Four new dwellings proposed in Kalkara ODZ hamlet

An application has been presented for the construction of four dwellings and...

An application has been presented for the construction of...

Huge warehouse proposed to replace countryside illegalities

The Environment Resources Authority is objecting to the development of a huge...

The Environment Resources Authority is objecting to the...

Rabbit farm in Piswella valley approved against experts’ opinion

A rabbit farm over a 230 square metre footprint will replace a small rural...

A rabbit farm over a 230 square metre footprint will...

eNGO proposes seven sites for Public Domain Act

Friends of the Earth Malta proposed seven sites to fall under the Public Domain...

Friends of the Earth Malta proposed seven sites to fall...

Floating bar proposed off Blue Lagoon

An application has been presented to develop a floating bar with the intention of anchoring it to the sea bed, outside swimming zone limits in Comino

An application has been presented to develop a floating bar...

PA’s stamp of approval turns pile of rubble into Zabbar dwelling

The Planning Authority has approved a two-storey dwelling set over a footprint...

The Planning Authority has approved a two-storey dwelling...

A helping hand for Yelkouan Shearwaters and baby sparrows

Birdlife urges the public to call its dedicated number should they spot a...

Birdlife urges the public to call its dedicated number...

Environmental Health Directorate reopens dog friendly beach

Following the completion of necessary works and repeated sampling of the...

Following the completion of necessary works and repeated...

Front Harsien calls for amendments to Hondoq local plan

To safeguard Hondoq ir-Rummien, Front Harsien ODZ calls for changes to the...

To safeguard Hondoq ir-Rummien, Front Harsien ODZ calls for...