Malta with one of EU’s lowest rates of female farm managers
Along with the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany, Maltese women managing agricultural holdings are less than 10% of farm managers
Business booming for batching plants, yet few have environmental permits
Demand for tarmac in Malta is increasing due to infrastructural projects. But only five out of scores of Maltese batching plants are covered by an environmental permit
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...

Met office says devastating storm in Sicily won’t affect Malta

Meteorological Office says Malta still expecting good weather despite a storm...

Meteorological Office says Malta still expecting good...

Bolder light pollution rules set to change Maltese nightlife

Clearer and darker: commercial signage, billboards, churches and monuments will...

Clearer and darker: commercial signage, billboards,...

Off with the off-roaders! Għajn Rihana valley to get 128 security cameras

128 security cameras deployed to fight bikers, vandalism and illegal dumping in Għajn Rihana valley in Burmarrad

128 security cameras deployed to fight bikers, vandalism...

Rare total lunar eclipse tonight

Lasting some 90 minutes, tonight's lunar eclipse will result in what is commonly called a Blood Moon

Lasting some 90 minutes, tonight's lunar eclipse will...

Transport Malta following up VW scandal

Transport Malta seeking ‘official information’ on vehicles that may be affected

Transport Malta seeking ‘official information’...

15 illegal electronic quail callers dismantled

Joint CABS and police teams dismantle 15 illegal electronic bird callers...

Joint CABS and police teams dismantle 15 illegal...

Rare Egyptian Vulture arrives in Malta

The bird, nicknamed Tobia, hatched in June of this year and was released into the wild in Calabria earlier this month

The bird, nicknamed Tobia, hatched in June of this year and...

Hunters condemn shooting of protected birds as pictures emerge of shot Spoonbill

Illegal hunting ‘solicits application of maximum penalties for any transgressors’

Illegal hunting ‘solicits application of maximum...

Did PN leader’s car-free example double his carbon footprint?

Simon Busuttil goes to work on his bicycle in a message for car-free day. So...

Simon Busuttil goes to work on his bicycle in a message for...

Hunters: propaganda on birds we kill ‘causes unnecessary suffering to birds’

Mark Mifsud Bonnici wants action taken against people ‘who exploit birds’

Mark Mifsud Bonnici wants action taken against people...

Three shot protected birds received in one day

These incidents bring this week’s toll of shot birds recovered by...

These incidents bring this week’s toll of shot birds...

Protected Hoopoe found shot near Fawwara

The Committee Against Bird Slaughteralso reported that last Friday its teams observed a Short-toed Eagle being shot down at the southern end of the Dingli...

The Committee Against Bird Slaughteralso reported that last...

Honey Buzzards shot as hunters warn against abuse

BirdLife Malta ‘confirms’ shot protected birds during the first two...

BirdLife Malta ‘confirms’ shot protected birds...

Updated | Commission to take Malta to EU court over refusal to end bird trapping

Controversial 2014 decision by Labour government to reopen trapping season closed back in 2009, will be dealt with by European Court of Justice

Controversial 2014 decision by Labour government to reopen...

[WATCH] Draft policy aimed at curtailing encroachment abuse

Ministers launch public consultation on a draft policy on outdoor catering areas

Ministers launch public consultation on a draft policy on...