Lights out tonight for Earth Hour, a moment of reflection on the fate of the planet
This year’s Earth Hour takes place at 8:30pm when lights will go out on symbolic sites to highlight the threat of climate change and nature loss
Ornis Committee blocks turtle dove spring hunting
FKNK was the only group to vote in favour of lifting the moratorium • The committee also voted to engage in discussions with the European Commission on reopening the season
Public domain: disused Coast Road tract excluded despite environmentalists’ request

The decision to restrict public domain status at Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq has disappointed environmentalists who had proposed the entire stretch of...

The decision to restrict public domain status...

February drought piles more pressure on Maltese farmers

Lack of precipitation will lead to a decrease in the quantity and quality for...

Lack of precipitation will lead to a decrease in the...

Explainer | Ticking waste bomb: Why does Malta need an incinerator, and why are farmers angry?

The unforeseen expansion of the Magħtab landfill is a stop-gap measure in a race against time for Malta’s ticking waste-bomb. But farmers are expected...

The unforeseen expansion of the Magħtab landfill is a...

NGOs condemn Maghtab extension, say sacrifice of arable land is 'obscene'

Fifteen NGOs say that flagship projects should be planned in a way to minimise, not encourage, the take-up of agricultural land and similar resources

Fifteen NGOs say that flagship projects should be planned...

'Hands off referenda,' NGOs tell hunting lobby who petitioned President to abolish abrogative ballot

The hunting lobby wrote to the President of Malta demanding amendments to the Referenda Act to stop citizens from invoking referenda for the sake of protecting...

The hunting lobby wrote to the President of Malta demanding...

Mega fish-farm zone relocation off Gozo ‘suspended’ by Anton Refalo

Gozitan minister for agriculture suspends plan to move mega tuna farm nearer to Gozitan waters  

Gozitan minister for agriculture suspends plan to move mega...

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...

GreenPak’s 2015 Local Council Awards recognises improvement by localities

This year’s edition saw the introduction of a new award ‘Waste to Recyclables Award’ which is intended to stimulate the diversion of waste...

This year’s edition saw the introduction of a new...

Elderly home’s residents, staff ‘prohibited from feeding, providing water to cats’

Animal Guardians Malta urge parliamentarians to intervene after SVPR residents and staff were banned from feeding stray cats

Animal Guardians Malta urge parliamentarians to intervene...

Record-breaking response to EC’s nature public consultation

Half a million EU citizens call on European Commission to save nature laws

Half a million EU citizens call on European Commission to...

Green NGOs say 'politicians have no place at MEPA'

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Ramblers, FoE and MOAM say government publicity on...

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Ramblers, FoE and MOAM say...

New laws will allow government to appeal against planning decisions

Attorney General and government departments, agencies and authorites will have...

Attorney General and government departments, agencies and...

Polar bears failing to adapt to global warming

New research suggests that polar bears 'simply starve' when food...

New research suggests that polar bears 'simply...

Nature Trust opposes Fomm ir-Rih interventions

Environmental NGO expresses concern on proposal to improve access to scenic...

Environmental NGO expresses concern on proposal to improve...

Brincat asks NGOs, media to watch environment, planning authorities 'like a hawk'

Environment Minister Leo Brincat says all consultation submissions will be published

Environment Minister Leo Brincat says all consultation...

[ANALYSIS] Has Labour alienated the green lobby?

As if proposing Zonqor point for development was not enough, the government has...

As if proposing Zonqor point for development was not...

[WATCH] Amendments to planning laws only at committee stage

Government ministers say second reading during which three new planning...

Government ministers say second reading during which...

After the divorce, planning unbound?

As foreseen in Labour’s electoral manifesto, a new system will see a Malta Environmental Authority and a Malta Planning Authority. But will the divorce...

As foreseen in Labour’s electoral manifesto, a new...