Residents file appeal against Mistra ridge mega-project
Xemxija, St Paul’s Bay and other localities’ residents raised €7,350 to cover the appeal and legal costs
Gozo tunnel must be submitted to SEA impact study, NGOs warn
‘Discussion on Gozo tunnel has not even begun’, NGO coalition says, calling for Strategic Environment Assessment on €300 million project that will devastate...
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...

Gozo quarry at Simar earmarked for marina cruise liner

International design firm publishes plans of Gozo marina and cruise-liner...

International design firm publishes plans of Gozo marina...

MEP Miriam Dalli urges ‘urgent action’ to protect maritime environment

Miriam Dalli speaks ahead of G7 summit and says that more attention to the maritime environment is needed

Miriam Dalli speaks ahead of G7 summit and says that more...

[ANALYSIS] When ODZ is not ODZ

Over 12,500 development applications outside building zones have been approved since 1995 – permits that include hotels, supermarkets and homes, but also...

Over 12,500 development applications outside building zones...

Ducks to be relocated to protect endangered species at il-Maghluq

Department of Works and Infrastructure of the Transport Ministry is...

Department of Works and Infrastructure of the Transport...

New alien marine species in the Med may pose threat to intrinsic species

The silver cheeked toadfish was caught in Maltese waters last summer, highlighting a growing problem caused by climate change

The silver cheeked toadfish was caught in Maltese waters...

Church tells DePaul of environmental concerns for Sadeen’s university

Church environment commission calls for caution over siting of university in countryside

Church environment commission calls for caution over siting...

Malta among best quality bathing water in EU

European Commission and the European Environment Agency’s annual bathing...

European Commission and the European Environment...

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...