February drought piles more pressure on Maltese farmers
Lack of precipitation will lead to a decrease in the quantity and quality for fodder crops, with the biggest headache for farmers being that of having to rely more on importing...
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 to take the brunt....
NGOs lose 14-year battle over 2006 building zones extension

Court rejects NGOs’ and landowners’ challenge against 2006...

Court rejects NGOs’ and...

[WATCH] Bengħajsa family park works to be completed by 2023

The regeneration of a large tract of land in Bengħajsa to be used as a family...

The regeneration of a large tract of land in Bengħajsa to...

[WATCH] Environment watchdog investigating Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq spillage

Footage shows a brown sludge running down the rocks and into the sea near the Splash and Fun Water Park

Footage shows a brown sludge running down the rocks and...

Malta could be on its way to its longest-lasting heatwave

With record-breaking June temperatures over 41 degrees Celcius, cooler...

With record-breaking June temperatures over 41 degrees...

ERA urges responsibility after fireworks display causes major Gozo forest fire

The environment watchdog says that the site sustained considerable damage as a result of the fire

The environment watchdog says that the site sustained...

Malta plans carbon-neutral future in 30-year plan that will reshape economy

Electric cars are lead change in plan to reduce greenhouse emissions by 19% by 2030

Electric cars are lead change in plan to reduce greenhouse...

Malta lagging behind Europe in waste recycling

88% of the municipal waste generated in Malta in 2013 was landfilled, the...

88% of the municipal waste generated in Malta in 2013 was...

The future of the South dissected at FAA seminar

A Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar seminar at Smart City, which will also include...

A Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar seminar at Smart City,...

No protection for Grouper four years since action plan

An action plan outlining measures costing €70,000 to protect the grouper...

An action plan outlining measures costing €70,000 to...

Water use in Malta sees hefty 34.2% increase over eight years

Upward trend in water exploitation index indicates a ‘stressed to...

Upward trend in water exploitation index indicates a...

Pictures of solar eclipse sent in by readers

Today's eclipse is the most complete witnessed in Europe since 1999. 

Today's eclipse is the most complete witnessed in...

Mriehel Towers: Gasan and Tumas to invest €70 million

Din l-Art Helwa and FAA question legality of inclusion of Mriehel in high rise...

Din l-Art Helwa and FAA question legality of inclusion of...

Malta to experience partial solar eclipse on Friday

Newspapers and headlines around the world are abuzz at the prospect of the...

Newspapers and headlines around the world are abuzz at the...

[Watch] SHout says hunters are hiding behind ‘mask’ campaign

Spring Hunting Out spokespersons say public should not forget past incidents of...

Spring Hunting Out spokespersons say public should not...

Mriehel’s four towers ‘a sore thumb’ that will destroy Mdina vista – FAA

Contrary to MEPA’s policy of clustering tall buildings, FAA says Gasan-Tumas’s 18-storey development will rise like a sore thumb, jarring with the...

Contrary to MEPA’s policy of clustering tall...

Spring hunting to open on 14 April, pending referendum result

Hunting bag limit for season set at 11,000 turtle doves and 5,000 quail, with...

Hunting bag limit for season set at 11,000 turtle doves and...

When Mintoff closed the hunting season

JAMES DEBONO looks back at the origins of the hunting debate and finds that it was on Dom Mintoff’s watch that a close season was introduced in 1980 for...

JAMES DEBONO looks back at the origins of the hunting...

Spring hunting season should open, Ornis recommends

With two abstentions, three votes in favour and one against, Ornis Committee...

With two abstentions, three votes in favour and one...