Metered groundwater abstraction increases by 52% in just one year
While abstraction from 244 commercial boreholes has increased by 58%, abstraction from 2,875 agricultural boreholes has increased by 46%
NGOs condemn PA’s ‘COVID-19 crisis’ extension of development permits for construction industry
10 environmental NGOs condemned the decision to extend development permits valid until 2022 for another three years
Gozitan MPs opposed to development at Ħondoq

We asked all six Gozitans MPs – three of them Labour ministers...

We asked all six Gozitans MPs – three of them...

MPs to debate reform bill to make Environment and Resources Authority accountable

Discussion on private bill making ERA meetings public and strengthening the voice of NGOs will start tonight

Discussion on private bill making ERA meetings public and...

Planning Authority received 9 reports on illegalities each day in 2020

Illegalities were confirmed in 55% of cases, with owners in 818 incidents then presenting a planning application to have their illegality 'regularised'

Illegalities were confirmed in 55% of cases, with owners in...

Oil tank cleaning facility relocation to Marsa causing concern amongst residents - Moviment Graffitti

"Marsa, due to its topography and socio-economic activity, is not a suitable place for oil cleaning activity since fumes generated from oil cleaning will...

"Marsa, due to its topography and socio-economic...

Did COVID-19 pandemic change waste habits in Maltese towns?

Sharp increase in separated organic waste in St Julian’s and Swieqi, but...

Sharp increase in separated organic waste in St...

Malta’s planning mayhem: What can be done?

After George Vella’s social media foray on the uglification of Żejtun,...

After George Vella’s social media foray on the...

Wasteserv launches educational campaign on Organic Bag Pilot Project

Over 3,800 households reached so far

Over 3,800 households reached so far

Health directorate issues warning against swimming in Xlendi bay

The authorities have warned against swimming in Gozo's Xlendi bay amid...

The authorities have warned against swimming in Gozo's...

Book used to filter murky water proves effective

Book with pages used to filter drinking water has proved to be effective in...

Book with pages used to filter drinking water has proved to...

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,...