Wied Bufula outlet saved from development
The Planning Authority has rejected a zoning application to designate the mouth of Wied Bufula, the valley at Xemxija
Underwater trap among illegal trapping sites reported to police
The Committee Against Bird Slaughter said it had discovered eight illegal sites through a major reconnaissance operation
ERA still conducting analysis of land reclamation sites

Environment and Resources Authority confirms that 'analysis' of...

Environment and Resources Authority confirms that...

Architect hopes he can sow seeds for Maltese ‘green network’ of parks and walkways

Inspired by life in the UK, Charles Saliba’s Malta ‘Green Network’ is a 15-year project for outdoor spaces that are weaved into the...

Inspired by life in the UK, Charles...

Harbour area air pollution linked to high rates of lung collapse

Study links higher rates of lung collapse in harbour area to deteriorating air...

Study links higher rates of lung collapse in harbour area...

Stainless-steel water bottles can help reduce Malta’s plastic waste problem

Reusable stainless-steel water bottles are now being distributed at selected events as part of the ‘Water: Be the Change campaign’

Reusable stainless-steel water bottles are now being...

€4 million reconstruction of Rabat’s Għeriexem Road starts

Infrastructure Malta starts reconstruction of Għeriexem Road in Rabat to stop...

Infrastructure Malta starts reconstruction of Għeriexem...

Restaurant by the pumps: fuel station’s piecemeal plan to add two-storey eatery

McQueens petrol station in Burmarrad wants to build a full-blown restaurant on land currently used for parking

McQueens petrol station in Burmarrad wants to build a...

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...

Majority against any development on Natura 2000 sites

The Europe-wide survey on biodiversity, conducted by Eurobarometer, shows that...

The Europe-wide survey on biodiversity, conducted by...

St Monica students tap into water conservation efforts of HSBC Water Programme

The EkoSkola students have worked to create awareness about water conservation and have participated in various campaign activities

The EkoSkola students have worked to create awareness...

Vella calls for urgent action to counter Mediterranean swordfish decline

International Commission for Conservation of Atlantic Tuna in Malta to debate on new fishing quotas for tuna and tuna-like species

International Commission for Conservation of Atlantic Tuna...

Eastern Imperial eagle feared killed in Malta

Experienced birdwatchers had spotted the huge bird flying low over Buskett on...

Experienced birdwatchers had spotted the huge bird flying...

Illegal clap nets discovered in bird sanctuary, two trappers caught red-handed

CABS said that both nets were seized but the trappers were allowed to keep their live decoys

CABS said that both nets were seized but the trappers were...

Nature reserves re-open to the public

BirdLife Malta's Is-Simar and Ghadira nature reserves are now open to the public every weekend until May. 

BirdLife Malta's Is-Simar and Ghadira nature...

57% increase in greenhouse gas emissions since 1990

Malta also lags behind in using renewable energy sources

Malta also lags behind in using renewable energy sources

First ever Eastern Imperial Eagle seen in Malta

Sporting a satellite tracking device, the massive bird is thought to originate...

Sporting a satellite tracking device, the massive bird is...

Final decision on AUM sites awaits environmental impact assessment, MEPA CEO ‘reassures’

MEPA CEO Johann Buttigieg denies knowing details of heads of terms, says EIA consultants not appointed as formal application has yet to be submitted

MEPA CEO Johann Buttigieg denies knowing details of heads...