Fuel pumps, wider roads, underwater tunnels and artificial islands: dissecting the greenwash assault
MaltaToday has a go at the tiresome excuses of Labour ministers over their desultory record on the environment, and how government and big business offer ‘hope’...
Climate change will aggravate water scarcity for Maltese agriculture
Malta’s projected temperature and rainfall is expected to change by the end of the 21st century, as climate changes is set to aggravate the island's water resources
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...

Green economy national strategy launched for final consultation

53 proposals for green-led economic growth

53 proposals for green-led economic growth

Swedish storks land in Malta

A flock of young white storks (Cikonja Bajda) from a Swedish reintroduction programme is currently being guarded by BirdLife Malta.

A flock of young white storks (Cikonja Bajda) from a...

Former Din l-Art Helwa president elected to international heritage NGO board

Simone Mizzi elected to executive board of the International National Trusts Organisation 

Simone Mizzi elected to executive board of the...

Front Harsien ODZ commends Siggiewi council's stance on proposed motorsports track

The Front reiterated its stance that a call for expression of interest should not have been issued in the absence of studies on the...

The Front reiterated its stance that a call for...

Egyptian Vulture 'Tobia' makes it off the island, reaches Algeria

Part of a captive breeding programme, the juvenile Egyptian Vulture continued...

Part of a captive breeding programme, the juvenile Egyptian...

CABS places €5,000 ‘bounty’ on poachers who downed Spoonbill

“The times of the big massacres are over. We now have to deal with the...

“The times of the big massacres are over. We now have...

No ODZ land for racetrack, Front warns

Front Ħarsien ODZ wants clear conditions in a call for expression of interest on a motor racetrack to exclude land outside development zones

Front Ħarsien ODZ wants clear conditions in a call for...

Galdes silent over BirdLife ‘intimidation’ by Wild Birds regulator

BirdLife accused the WBRU of intimidating their officials in an attempt to silence the organisation from exposing the impact of illegal hunting. 

BirdLife accused the WBRU of intimidating their officials...

European hunters say Malta trapping numbers too small for ban

European Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation (FACE) says...

European Federation of Associations for Hunting and...

A rare blood moon happened tonight... [PHOTOS]

Millions around the world treated to the sight of a ‘blood moon’,...

Millions around the world treated to the sight of a...

AD urges government to use EU opt-out to be declared GMO free

Alternattiva Demokratika says government should utilise EU-opt out in declaring...

Alternattiva Demokratika says government should utilise...

Rare total lunar eclipse tonight

Lasting some 90 minutes, tonight's lunar eclipse will result in what is commonly called a Blood Moon

Lasting some 90 minutes, tonight's lunar eclipse will...