Delia’s ‘inconvenient truth’ on climate change was honest, scary, but weird
Political leaders cannot just tell people to ‘panic’ in the face of irreversible climate change: they must offer the truth of the radical solution the planet and...
Spring blues: Cold outbreak cools down week ahead
A significant cold outbreak has made its mark in the rest of Europe, but forecasting websites predict another deep trough that will deliver a very cold airmass far south into the...
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...

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...

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...