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
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...

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...