Worsening soil erosion threatens agriculture as Malta loses more rubble walls
61 square kilometres - 19.3% of the total national land area - are at risk of moderate to severe soil erosion
Bus fleet change improved air quality, State Of The Environment report shows
The State of the Environment Report attributes a significant reduction in fine particulate matter in Msida between 2011 and 2012 to the introduction of a new bus fleet
Wied Bufula outlet saved from development

The Planning Authority has rejected a zoning application to designate the mouth...

The Planning Authority has rejected a zoning application to...

Underwater trap among illegal trapping sites reported to police

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter said it had discovered eight illegal sites...

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter said it had discovered...

Warning in a circled hour-glass: a new Maltese generation demands action on climate change

The extinction symbol – a circled hour-glass – is fast becoming the brand for a global rebellion triggered by the threat of mass extinction....

The extinction symbol – a circled hour-glass –...

The air that we breathe

Sometimes we do not realise just how disturbing and stressful it is to see rows of cranes, ravenous bulldozers crushing their way through neighbourhoods and...

Sometimes we do not realise just how disturbing and...

‘Enough is enough’: Graffitti makes call for national protest for the environment

Call to arms for residents associations, NGOs, farmers and workers to join 7 September demonstration in Valletta to present list of demands on state of...

Call to arms for residents associations, NGOs, farmers and...

7,000 enforcements and counting…

Six main take-aways from the Planning Authority’s latest annual report

Six main take-aways from the Planning Authority’s...

Movers and shakers: Trying to understand earthquakes

MaltaToday spoke to the head of the geosciences department at the University of...

MaltaToday spoke to the head of the geosciences department...

Malta hosts EU maritime simulation exercises on oil pollution

Transport Malta conducts simulation exercises on handling oil pollution and...

Transport Malta conducts simulation exercises on handling...

How important is resource efficiency?

Rather than limiting the discussion strictly to our own natural resources or lack of them, we should also recognise the costs of wasteful consumption along...

Rather than limiting the discussion strictly to our own...

[WATCH] Politicians, religious leaders mark ‘World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation’

‘World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation’ was set up by Pope Francis and will be celebrated every year on 1 September

‘World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation’...

Updated | Autumn hunting starts tomorrow • Hunting organisations 'won't tolerate abuses'

Autumn hunting season on land opens tomorrow until 31 January while hunting of birds at sea shall be permitted between 1 October and 31 January

Autumn hunting season on land opens tomorrow until 31...

[WATCH] Kestrel chicks hatch in Malta for the first time in four years

BirdLife Malta says hatching of kestrel chick proof that the bird of prey can re-establish itself in Malta, if not targeted by illegal hunting 

BirdLife Malta says hatching of kestrel chick proof that...

Gozo hotel would gobble up 530 sq. metres of ODZ land

The six-storey hotel will have an approximate total gross floor area of 8,000...

The six-storey hotel will have an approximate total gross...

Letiz the turtle released after four years in rehab

Letiz the turtle, who had been in rehab for for years after choking on a...

Letiz the turtle, who had been in rehab for for years after...

New law would allow development applications on someone else’s land

If approved as it is, the new planning law resurrects the prospect of people...

If approved as it is, the new planning law resurrects the...

Updated | Legal amendments 'to empower' Ornis Committee, parliamentary secretariat says

BirdLife official says amendments to Conservation of Wilds Birds Regulation were passed without prior discussion with Ornis Committee

BirdLife official says amendments to Conservation of Wilds...

Genetic study aims to reduce inbreeding amongst Maltese hunting dogs

Study by Maltese and Italian scientists aims to shed a light on the origins of...

Study by Maltese and Italian scientists aims to shed a...

Revised university plans fall short of avoiding environmental destruction – Graffiti

Moviment Graffiti says revised plans of American University of Malta still unacceptable due to use of ODZ land

Moviment Graffiti says revised plans of American University...