Worsening soil erosion threatens agriculture as Malta loses more rubble walls
61 square kilometres - 19.3% of the total national land area - are at risk of moderate to severe soil erosion
Bus fleet change improved air quality, State Of The Environment report shows
The State of the Environment Report attributes a significant reduction in fine particulate matter in Msida between 2011 and 2012 to the introduction of a new bus fleet
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

Infrastructural work poses increased threat to environment,...

Heritage watchdog ‘surprised’ fuel stations still considered despite policy review

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage expressed 'apprehension' at such a development, insisting that the planning, management and protection of...

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage expressed...

Get caught drinking from the tap: why better taste is the next step in Malta’s water revolution

Malta’s tap water often gets a bad rep for its quality of taste. But a project to improve its taste is behind a drive to make consumers choose this...

Malta’s tap water often gets a bad rep for its...

‘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...

The Birkirkara school children taking part in the ongoing...

Hunting made possible in nine out of twelve months, Birdlife says

With new amendments extending the wild rabbit hunting season, Birdlife said...

With new amendments extending the wild rabbit hunting...

On climate change, the PN’s European family is a ‘dinosaur’

According to the CAN’s ranking, only the MEPs from the European Green...

According to the CAN’s ranking, only the MEPs from...

BirdLife welcomes EU proposals to eliminate seabird bycatch

BirdLife says proposed EU legislation to clamp down on fishing vessels that...

BirdLife says proposed EU legislation to clamp down on...

Green NGOs welcome MEPA’s refusal of Maghtab petrol station

Environmentalists extend their strong support to MEPA board members who voted...

Environmentalists extend their strong support to MEPA board...

NGOs running Majjistral Park call for 'sensible, serious hunting restrictions' in parks

Heritage Parks Federation ‘disappointed’ to hear that new nature parks may be used by hunters and trappers

Heritage Parks Federation ‘disappointed’ to...

BirdLife insists hunting, trapping should be banned at Nwadar nature park

BirdLife Malta warns that allowing hunting and trapping in planned nature park at Zonqor Point will 'drastically contradict with the concept of a...

BirdLife Malta warns that allowing hunting and trapping in...

Warm winter prompts fears of impact on bees and fodder

Aside from impacting fodder and mushrooms, the ongoing dry, warm...

Aside from impacting fodder and mushrooms, the ongoing...

Din l-Art Helwa: new Ta’ Cenc villas ‘unacceptable’

Hotelier wants to build 15 villas on plateau near Mgarr ix-Xini at Ta’...

Hotelier wants to build 15 villas on plateau near Mgarr...

Creation of new national park ‘a source of concern’ for hunters

A proposal to add 44,000 square metres to the Inwadar natural park in Zonqor...

A proposal to add 44,000 square metres to the Inwadar...

'One step forward, two steps back at Zonqor' - Front Harsien ODZ

Front Harsien ODZ notes that the land the government has added on to the...

Front Harsien ODZ notes that the land the government has...

Landowners ‘stuck’ in ODZ want out, but is there enough public land for compensation?

The government wants to ‘tweak’ development boundaries by increasing private land to be developed and compensating it by putting public land...

The government wants to ‘tweak’ development...

How dry winter is spelling trouble for fruit production

Farmers have their say on uncharacteristic warm and dry winter, and say it may...

Farmers have their say on uncharacteristic warm and dry...

44,000 square metres to be added to Nwadar nature park

Zonqor site of controversial higher education institute will be extended by...

Zonqor site of controversial higher education institute...

Ministry condemns illegal dumping of furniture at Selmun

Video showing furniture dumped at Selmun, ruining the picturesque views, sparks...

Video showing furniture dumped at Selmun, ruining the...