Concerns raised over fish slime effects on health, but no studies yet carried out
Public consultation on proposed expansion of tuna cages carried out, with a Stop the Slime campaign representative disputing fish slime has no environmental effect
Number of illegal dumpsites on the rise, harsher penalties proving ineffective
A number of localities across Malta report an increase in illegal dumpsites, even in areas that are habitually clean
ERA reform: will José Herrera’s mountain deliver a giant... or a mouse?

Unless the ERA is given equal power as its planning counterpart, the structural imbalance that favours development over the environment will never be redressed

Unless the ERA is given equal power as its planning...

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...

Political leaders cannot just tell people to...

Spring blues: Cold outbreak cools down week ahead

A significant cold outbreak has made its mark in the rest of Europe, but...

A significant cold outbreak has made its mark in the rest...

This is not an environmental policy. This is showboating

I like trees and all that, but the extension to the Ta’ Qali...

I like trees and all that, but the extension to...

Updated | Malta registers second-highest carbon emissions in EU in 2018

While the EU has registered an average decrease of 2.5% in CO2 emissions, Malta’s carbon emissions have increased by 6.7% in 2018

While the EU has registered an average decrease of 2.5% in...

Birzebbuga's Saint George's Bay next in line for ‘Balluta’ sand re-nourishment

Consultants warn against raising expectations that reclaimed beach can be permanent

Consultants warn against raising expectations that...

Spinola Bay fit for bathing, dog-friendly beach in Bahar ic-Caghaq still off limits

Bathing in the area of the Dog Friendly Beach in Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq is still not recommended.

Bathing in the area of the Dog Friendly Beach in Baħar...

MEPA targets illegal Birzebbuga scrapyard

Last year, the Authority at the expense of the contravenors, had started to...

Last year, the Authority at the expense of the...

124 hedgehogs rescued over six months

HSBC Malta Foundation’s support of hedgehog conservation bearing fruit

HSBC Malta Foundation’s support of hedgehog...

[WATCH] Caravanners make most of Zonqor as development looms

Blissful peace lures holiday-makers into setting up caravans at Zonqor Point,...

Blissful peace lures holiday-makers into setting up...

Yet another sewage overflow, this time in St Julian’s

Bathers warned against swimming at Spinola Bay

Bathers warned against swimming at Spinola Bay

[WATCH] Illegal fishing filmed in protected area around Filfla

The area around Filfla was designated a Marine Protected Area in 2010

The area around Filfla was designated a...

Above average temperatures in July

The average maximum temperature rose to 33.1 ˚C, accompanied also by a higher minimum temperature of 23.1 ˚C, surpassing the average 21.7 ˚C.

The average maximum temperature rose to 33.1 ˚C,...

Concerns about alien species rise amid plans to widen Suez Canal

Marine biologists fear the spread of certain alien species, including the...

Marine biologists fear the spread of certain alien species,...

Parts of Ghadira off-limits following sewage outflow

Swimmers warned to stay away from parts of Ghadira Bay in Mellieha following...

Swimmers warned to stay away from parts of Ghadira Bay in...

Planning ‘action plans’ won’t say when land is public

Special local plans by MEPA won’t be required to specify whether land...

Special local plans by MEPA won’t be required to...

Natura 2000 plan wary on Ta’ Cenc development

The management plan for Ta’ Cenc is one of 22 plans issued for public...

The management plan for Ta’ Cenc is one of 22 plans...

Wasteserv announces new brand identity

The rebranding exercise follows an internal restructuring exercise, aimed at making the company more relevant in today’s day and age 

The rebranding exercise follows an internal restructuring...