Ornis Committee blocks turtle dove spring hunting
FKNK was the only group to vote in favour of lifting the moratorium • The committee also voted to engage in discussions with the European Commission on reopening the season
Malta will miss 2020 climate protection targets without radical reforms, scientists warn
University of Malta academics and scientists say Malta must restructure its energy, food and mobility sectors to meet its climate protection targets
PA starts reform of controversial rural policy

Planning Authority commences review of rural policy which controversially paved...

Planning Authority commences review of rural policy which...

Extinction Rebellion Malta calls on parliament to unanimously declare climate change emergency

The eNGO said that future generations being born in Malta today, will face the consequences of a failure to act if no action is taken

The eNGO said that future generations being born in Malta...

Some carrots, but no sticks: Budget 2020 on climate and the environment

Cut-off date for fossil fuel engines and 2050 deadline for carbon-neutral Malta, but can businesses get their act in order without being pushed?

Cut-off date for fossil fuel engines and 2050 deadline for...

450 reverse vending machines to be in place by end of 2020

Beverage container refund scheme for plastics, metal and glass beverages...

Beverage container refund scheme for plastics, metal...

Gozo tremor recorded at magnitude 3.7

Slight tremor felt in Gozo late on Tuesday evening

Slight tremor felt in Gozo late on Tuesday evening

Greta Thunberg leads 500,000 strong climate rally in Canada as demonstrations go global

Moscow, Berlin, The Hague, Turin, Lausanne, Stockholm and Tel Aviv all saw protests calling for action on climate change.

Moscow, Berlin, The Hague, Turin, Lausanne, Stockholm and...

Spring hunting opens with reduced quota, BirdLife insists scientific advice ignored

Spring hunting season for turtle dove and quail to open on 17 April

Spring hunting season for turtle dove and quail to open on...

Front Harsien keeps up pressure over Wied Ghomor development

An eyesore shouldn’t be a pretext for tourist development in a valley,...

An eyesore shouldn’t be a pretext for tourist...

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...