Emergency works at Ghajn Tuffieha beach to clear plastic debris
Plastic debris washed up at Għajn Tuffieħa beach as ministry orders emergency clean-up
All current environmental problems relate to population increase in Malta
The State of the Environment Report 2018 shows significant improvement in land and marine biodiversities, air quality, and a decrease in environmental infringements but warns that...
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...

Planning law: Government accepting anonymous submissions on MEPA reform

Individuals and organisations who have sent submissions on the proposed planning and environment bills are being given the option of remaining anonymous.

Individuals and organisations who have sent submissions on...

MDA lobbied to lift ban on regularising ODZ illegalities

Ban on regularising illegal development in ODZ was described as a straitjacket...

Ban on regularising illegal development in ODZ was...

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...