Four localities to get new open spaces after PA grants construction permission
New open spaces will be created in Naxxar, Dingli and Ħamrun, while Ghar Lapsi Park in Siġġiewi will be upgraded
Malta ranks worst in recycling in the EU
A report from the European Commission has looked at all EU member states and released an "early warning" to the 14 countries considered at greatest risk of missing the...
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...

How green was my valley

I’m finding it very difficult to hold a conversation with those who are reading from the Muscat Handbook on ‘What to Say to Those who are Against...

I’m finding it very difficult to hold a conversation...

Nature Trust President says Public Domain Bill is a step in the right direction

Shadow Ministers Jason Azzopardi, Marthese Portelli and Nationalist MP Ryan Callus meet Nature Trust representatives over the recently presented Public Domain...

Shadow Ministers Jason Azzopardi, Marthese Portelli and...

Comparisons are odious, but sewage plants are necessary

Better a university on outside-development zones than a sewage treatment plant?...

Better a university on outside-development zones than a...

Environmental groups say public’s right to nature is under threat

Environmental groups rally as Commission threatens nature laws

Environmental groups rally as Commission threatens nature...

BirdLife warn against touching baby sparrows

BirdLife issue guidelines on how to best handle young sparrows. 

BirdLife issue guidelines on how to best handle young...

The natural park carrot for the ODZ university stick

Finding themselves on the receiving end of Joseph Muscat’s carrot and...

Finding themselves on the receiving end of Joseph...

Villa Bonici owners to propose development brief

In February 2014, the MEPA board turned down an application for 188 apartments...

In February 2014, the MEPA board turned down an application...

Site for American University pre-selected, alternatives to be discussed in EIA

MEPA: American University site “deemed acceptable” after preliminary assessment

MEPA: American University site “deemed...

That last chance

During the ECJ hearings spring hunting was stopped. There were no cries of “collective punishment”; no talk on “possible legal...

During the ECJ hearings spring hunting was stopped. There...

Developers’ hunger for Ghadira a 20-year saga

In 1997, MEPA said the Costa del Sol development was outside development zones...

In 1997, MEPA said the Costa del Sol development was...

Busbesija shooting range proposed to MEPA in 2012

Shooting range at Busbesija was submitted as screening application to MEPA...

Shooting range at Busbesija was submitted as screening...

Dear Joseph, natural parks are not bargaining chips

The Prime Minister plays a deceitful game by using a natural park in the south...

The Prime Minister plays a deceitful game by using a...