Ornis Committee blocks turtle dove spring hunting
FKNK was the only group to vote in favour of lifting the moratorium • The committee also voted to engage in discussions with the European Commission on reopening the season
Malta will miss 2020 climate protection targets without radical reforms, scientists warn
University of Malta academics and scientists say Malta must restructure its energy, food and mobility sectors to meet its climate protection targets
St Nicholas College students ranked top climate detectives by European Space Agency

Students from St Nicholas College analysed rainfall and temperature impacting water flow and farming in Qlejgħa Valley

Students from St Nicholas College analysed rainfall...

Manoel Island project permit revoked, developers have to redo EIA

Manoel Island projects hits major snag after Environment and Planning Review...

Manoel Island projects hits major snag after Environment...

[WATCH] Tal-Wej, Ħas-Saptan and Wied il-Mielaħ get special environment protection

Three new sites in Malta and Gozo have been added to the Natura 2000 network as part of government’s drive to extend the land area covered by protected...

Three new sites in Malta and Gozo have been added to the...

There goes the sun! Spring showers is prelude for stormy weekend in Malta

Your stormy weekened has just been delivered by an upper-level trough in the Med...

Your stormy weekened has just been delivered by an...

[WATCH] Spazji Miftuħa coalition meets PM over Miżieb and Aħrax woodlands

Miżieb and Aħrax Survey: vast majority opposes FKNK takeover of woodlands • 95% of respondents rue lack of transparency in...

Miżieb and Aħrax Survey: vast majority opposes FKNK...

Over 200 tons of invasive alien species removed from Majjistral Park

Removal of around 6,800 tons of inert dumped material from il-Prajjet, Għajn...

Removal of around 6,800 tons of inert dumped material from...

Rural ODZ policy would have made Bahrija permit easier for Scerri

New policy on ODZ development which permits 400 square metres of agritourism...

New policy on ODZ development which permits 400 square...

Scientists report ozone layer recovery

"International action on the ozone layer is a major environmental success story" WMO

"International action on the ozone layer is a major...

CABS confirms ‘massive’ ALE police turnover

NGO launches operation ‘Fatal Flight’ • bird trapper...

NGO launches operation ‘Fatal Flight’...

ITS land earmarked for development

Efforts are underwat to identify a suitable area for the relocation of the ITS as area is being considered by the government as a prime site for the location...

Efforts are underwat to identify a suitable area for the...

Maltese sea temperature rises by 0.2°C during August

The Maltese Islands enjoyed warmer sea temperatures and longer hours of bright...

The Maltese Islands enjoyed warmer sea temperatures and...

Little Egrets targeted by hunters in Gozo

Two dead Little Egrets picked up by the Armed Forces of Malta on Saturday...

Two dead Little Egrets picked up by the Armed Forces of...

Evidence of past tsunami found, scientists suggest re-evaluation of Malta's tsunami risks

Discovery is the result of a three-year geological study by the University of Portsmouth with support from the University of Malta

Discovery is the result of a three-year geological study by...

Private company gets €116,000 for two months of ‘bird-watching’

Environmental company Ecoserv was the only bidder for a tender for the project...

Environmental company Ecoserv was the only bidder for a...

San Niklaw cattle farm to host seven milk-producing farms

Parliamentary secretary for agriculture Roderick Galdes visits milk-producing...

Parliamentary secretary for agriculture Roderick Galdes...

Data Protection Act should not hinder freedom of expression, say NGOs

“Instead of wasting time on pursuing this ill-advised case, the...

“Instead of wasting time on pursuing this ill-advised...

Owls, turtledoves and marsh harriers among birds released into the wild

‘Government to effect improvement to existing avian rehabilitation services,’ parliamentary secretary for animal rights Roderick Galdes

‘Government to effect improvement to existing avian...

University expedition to explore giant underwater cliff offshore Malta

International team of geologists will explore underwater cliff that extends 250 kilometres from Sicily to Malta

International team of geologists will explore underwater...