Business booming for batching plants, yet few have environmental permits
Demand for tarmac in Malta is increasing due to infrastructural projects. But only five out of scores of Maltese batching plants are covered by an environmental permit
[WATCH] Global centre for climate-friendly travel research to be set up in Malta
Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said Malta wanted to be a trailblazer in efforts to identify and address the impacts of travel on climate change
Manoel Island project permit revoked, developers have to redo EIA

Manoel Island projects hits major snag after Environment and Planning Review...

Manoel Island projects hits major snag after Environment...

[WATCH] Tal-Wej, Ħas-Saptan and Wied il-Mielaħ get special environment protection

Three new sites in Malta and Gozo have been added to the Natura 2000 network as part of government’s drive to extend the land area covered by protected...

Three new sites in Malta and Gozo have been added to the...

There goes the sun! Spring showers is prelude for stormy weekend in Malta

Your stormy weekened has just been delivered by an upper-level trough in the Med...

Your stormy weekened has just been delivered by an...

[WATCH] Spazji Miftuħa coalition meets PM over Miżieb and Aħrax woodlands

Miżieb and Aħrax Survey: vast majority opposes FKNK takeover of woodlands • 95% of respondents rue lack of transparency in...

Miżieb and Aħrax Survey: vast majority opposes FKNK...

Over 200 tons of invasive alien species removed from Majjistral Park

Removal of around 6,800 tons of inert dumped material from il-Prajjet, Għajn...

Removal of around 6,800 tons of inert dumped material from...

28 medical and environmental organisations call for action on air quality

The Centre of Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) this month issued a report showing that 11,000 deaths in Europe had been avoided due to lower...

The Centre of Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) this...

Four new localities to join organic waste pilot project

By the end of this year, organic waste separation will also be introduced in...

By the end of this year, organic waste separation will also...

Nitrates high in Malta’s three watercourses

The watercourses host a variety of animals, including the Maltese fresh water...

The watercourses host a variety of animals, including the...

Parliamentary scrutiny of proposed chairpersons ‘would represent a change in status quo’

Parliamentary committee approving the clauses of the Environment Protection Act debates once again how the executive chairperson should be appointed

Parliamentary committee approving the clauses of the...

[WATCH] Environmentalist links climate change to world conflicts

Friends of the Earth Director, Martin Galea de Giovanni claims that climate...

Friends of the Earth Director, Martin Galea de Giovanni...

HSBC Water Programme to save half a million water bottles a year

New initiative by HSBC to replace scholl children's disposable water...

New initiative by HSBC to replace scholl children's...

GreenPak recycling campaign to benefit Nature Trust Wildlife Rescue Unit

The clothes recycling campaign has become a regular event in GreenPak’s calendar, providing the community with an environmentally sustainable way of...

The clothes recycling campaign has become a regular event...

Environment taxes make up 6.3% of global EU taxes

6.3% of tax revenues came from environmental taxes in the EU in 2013, energy...

6.3% of tax revenues came from environmental taxes in the...

Green NGOs appeal for bee decline to be tackled at CHOGM

Friends of the Earth Malta, UK urge Commonwealth leaders to tackle decline...

Friends of the Earth Malta, UK urge Commonwealth...

Mercury in Malta’s seas exceeds EU parameters

When ingested in seafood in large quantities, mercury can pose a threat to...

When ingested in seafood in large quantities, mercury can...

Maltese waters may earn 'marine special protection areas' status

The newly identified Important Bird Area (IBA) sites in Maltese waters are now...

The newly identified Important Bird Area (IBA) sites in...

Malta’s ‘underwater Maghtab’. . . chemical impact unknown

No studies have so far been conducted on the chemical and physical impact of...

No studies have so far been conducted on the chemical and...

Whale spotted off Gnejna coast

Several whale and dolphin species inhabit the Mediterranean but the larger cetaceans are rarely seen around Malta

Several whale and dolphin species inhabit the Mediterranean...