Metered groundwater abstraction increases by 52% in just one year
While abstraction from 244 commercial boreholes has increased by 58%, abstraction from 2,875 agricultural boreholes has increased by 46%
NGOs condemn PA’s ‘COVID-19 crisis’ extension of development permits for construction industry
10 environmental NGOs condemned the decision to extend development permits valid until 2022 for another three years
Environmental NGOs support Nationalist Bill on ERA reform

Environmental NGOs want to be granted an automatic judicial interest in appeals...

Environmental NGOs want to be granted an automatic judicial...

Over 2,400 trees uprooted since 2018

ERA issued permits for uprooting together with compensation obligations for over 12,000 new trees

ERA issued permits for uprooting together with compensation...

Cruise liner emissions in Cottonera: ‘Our washing discoloured by polluted air’

Cottonera residents group Tuna Artna Lura says increased traffic of large vessels in Palumbo shipyard creating dangerous emissions and making air quality...

Cottonera residents group Tuna Artna Lura says increased...

[WATCH] Climate emergency requires shift to sustainable lifestyles, says minister

Environment Minister Aaron Farrugia launches first-ever national campaign on climate change, ‘collective action needed to combat climate...

Environment Minister Aaron Farrugia launches...

Tribunal slashes fines: €42,000 discount for Gaffarena, no mercy for Polidano

Planning tribunal slashes €169,000 in 25 different daily fines imposed by Planning Authority, denying petitions by construction company Polidano Bros

Planning tribunal slashes €169,000 in 25 different...

A field in Dingli: Malta’s all-powerful roads minister is faced down by residents

Graffitti activist Karen Tanti is one of the round-the-clock protestors who is prevented bulldozers from coming in close to the field, keeping...

Graffitti activist Karen Tanti is one of...

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...

Malta gets its first zero emissions taxi company

Greenr announces the country's first electric cab company

Greenr announces the country's first electric cab...

Transport Malta deploys 13 electric vehicles in port areas

Initiatives under PORT-PVEV to reduce CO2 emissions by 200 tonnes

Initiatives under PORT-PVEV to reduce CO2 emissions by 200...

Fraud that goes beyond diesel

 No wonder that a number of customers are demanding not only answers but compensation over the recent emissions scandal

 No wonder that a number of customers are demanding...

Scouts of Malta raise funds for HSBC Water Programme partner

The Association had been raising funds over the last years during the Earth...

The Association had been raising funds over the last years...

Brincat urges EU action on VW emissions scandal

‘We cannot remain indifferent towards the crippling automobile emissions...

‘We cannot remain indifferent towards the crippling...