‘Less poop, more trees’ – children turn walking into an urban exploration
The Birkirkara school children taking part in the ongoing ‘Nimxu Mixja’ project have taken a definitive stand in favour of a better urban environment, as MaltaToday...
Hunting made possible in nine out of twelve months, Birdlife says
With new amendments extending the wild rabbit hunting season, Birdlife said that it was expecting further illegalities especially concerning protected birds
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...

Maximus the stranded Griffon Vulture being nursed, to be adopted in Sicily

A stranded Griffon Vulture rescued from Malta Freeport now being nursed in Palermo,
to eventually be released at Nebrodi Park

A stranded Griffon Vulture rescued from Malta Freeport now...

Griffon vulture stowaway rescued and transferred to Sicily

The juvenile griffon vulture was an unlikely passenger of a ship that arrived...

The juvenile griffon vulture was an unlikely passenger of a...

[WATCH] Demolition of Marsa power station gathers pace

Once Unit 8 is dismantled, works will proceed to other areas of the power...

Once Unit 8 is dismantled, works will proceed to other...

Planning Authority clears illegal billboards from Malta’s north end

Planning Authority directly removes 11 illegal billboards

Planning Authority directly removes 11 illegal billboards

BirdLife Malta launches €1.3 million LIFE Arcipelagu Garnija

The project is co-financed by the EU

The project is co-financed by the EU

Malta is swimming in the clear, says EU Environment Agency report

Water quality at Malta's beaches remains amongst the highest in...

Water quality at Malta's beaches remains amongst...

Malta has a change of heart and opposes ‘probable carcinogenic’ pesticide

Malta was to abstain in vote on use of glyphosate for use in pesticides but has now decided to vote against

Malta was to abstain in vote on use of glyphosate for use...

[WATCH] 'Spring hunting must be banned, not suspended' - Birdlife

Mark Sultana urges government not to risk EC infringement over spring hunting,...

Mark Sultana urges government not to risk EC infringement...

Updated| Birdlife gives cautious welcome to hunting lobby's proposed spring hunting moratorium

Hunting lobby asks government to apply a moratorium on spring hunting,pre-empting infringment proceedings by the European Commission, but...

Hunting lobby asks government to apply a moratorium on...

[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...