On climate change, the PN’s European family is a ‘dinosaur’
According to the CAN’s ranking, only the MEPs from the European Green Party, the European United Left, and the Socialists and Democrats have scored highly on votes dealing...
PA set to regularise illegal zoo against €10,000 fine
Planning Commissions indicates it will regularise illegally developed Serengeti zoo in Rabat after it imposes a fine
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...

‘Yes Men’ take over as independent advisors kicked off PA’s agri panel

A panel which advises the Planning Authority on development in agricultural areas is now restricted to government officials

A panel which advises the Planning Authority on development...

Hunting referendum one year on: the fine line between victory and defeat

A year has passed since the electorate was called upon to decide whether spring hunting should be abolished once and for all but the hunters’ razor-thin...

A year has passed since the electorate was called upon to...

PA announces summary procedure rules on developments

Less permitted development in proposed revision of development notification...

Less permitted development in proposed revision of...

Illegal bird trophy collection found at Burmarrad - CABS

The gruesome find includes stuffed specimens of protected birds such as a Marsh...

The gruesome find includes stuffed specimens of protected...

Poacher filmed shooting at protected hoopoe

Committee Against Bird Slaughter, police appeal for information after...

Committee Against Bird Slaughter, police appeal for...

Volunteers to help BirdLife monitor spring hunting season

Over 20 volunteers will help BirdLife monitor spring hunting season, that is...

Over 20 volunteers will help BirdLife monitor spring...

Hunter charged with shooting protected birds

The man was arraigned in court after killing Montagu's harriers

The man was arraigned in court after killing Montagu's...

BirdLife urges Muscat to close hunting season if protected birds are shot

BirdLife CEO Mark Sultana calls on Prime Minister to adopt a zero tolerance policy towards illegal hunting when the season opens 

BirdLife CEO Mark Sultana calls on Prime Minister to adopt...

PA sanctions destruction of karstland in Mistra

Planning Authority regularises illegal construction of walls...

Planning Authority regularises illegal construction of...

Planning board revokes permit granted earlier this year

Planning Board revokes residential dwelling in agricultural rea

Planning Board revokes residential dwelling in agricultural...

Planning Authority’s agricultural panel purged of its original members

Agriculture Advisory Committee, one of the planning authority’s most pro-active consultative bodies, sees the replacement of all its original members.

Agriculture Advisory Committee, one of the planning...

Malta experienced driest winter in 93 years

Winter temperature peaks at 24.6°C in March, February driest month last...

Winter temperature peaks at 24.6°C in March, February...