Successful organic waste collection increases eight-fold
Malta has collected 8,888 tonnes of organic waste between the end of October and the end of February, up from just 959 tonnes in the same period in the previous year, an increase...
ERA reform: will José Herrera’s mountain deliver a giant... or a mouse?
Unless the ERA is given equal power as its planning counterpart, the structural imbalance that favours development over the environment will never be redressed
Two out of every three Maltese believe roads and big projects are a threat to the environment

Infrastructural work poses increased threat to environment, EU survey shows

Infrastructural work poses increased threat to environment,...

Heritage watchdog ‘surprised’ fuel stations still considered despite policy review

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage expressed 'apprehension' at such a development, insisting that the planning, management and protection of...

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage expressed...

Get caught drinking from the tap: why better taste is the next step in Malta’s water revolution

Malta’s tap water often gets a bad rep for its quality of taste. But a project to improve its taste is behind a drive to make consumers choose this...

Malta’s tap water often gets a bad rep for its...

‘Less poop, more trees’ – children turn walking into an urban exploration

The Birkirkara school children taking part in the ongoing ‘Nimxu Mixja’ project have taken a definitive stand in favour of a better urban...

The Birkirkara school children taking part in the ongoing...

Hunting made possible in nine out of twelve months, Birdlife says

With new amendments extending the wild rabbit hunting season, Birdlife said...

With new amendments extending the wild rabbit hunting...

On climate change, the PN’s European family is a ‘dinosaur’

According to the CAN’s ranking, only the MEPs from the European Green...

According to the CAN’s ranking, only the MEPs from...

Gozo tunnel may increase pressure for land reclamation

With 1 million tonnes of waste generated from the Gozo tunnel, land reclamation...

With 1 million tonnes of waste generated from the Gozo...

[WATCH] Smelly, maggot-infested liquid pollutes Kalkara rocks and sea

Footage sent in by a Kalkara resident shows black liquid being discharged at...

Footage sent in by a Kalkara resident shows black liquid...

[WATCH] ‘Each year I see the lampuka catch decline. Only the price of fish keeps us going’

Lampuka season, ahoy! Fishermen gear up for weeks of hard work to reel in one of Malta’s favourite fishes

Lampuka season, ahoy! Fishermen gear up for weeks of...

Brine and trucks: Qala’s concerns on reactivation of Hondoq desalination plant

The Qala Council is calling for more comprehensive studies to ensure the protection of the sea grasses, which keep the ecology of the beach in balance

The Qala Council is calling for more comprehensive studies...

Stop feeding tuna before they are full, EIA on Malta ranch suggests

The EIA warns of a series of negative environmental impacts as a result of...

The EIA warns of a series of negative environmental impacts...

Lidl Malta to replace disposable plastic items with sustainable alternatives by 2019

The company will be replacing plastic plates, glasses and cutlery with alternatives made from recyclable material 

The company will be replacing plastic plates, glasses and...

More protected trees, woodland areas and higher infringement fines with new law

New trees and woodlands law introduces revised penalty system, protects more species and tree areas • Environment Minister says record number of...

New trees and woodlands law introduces revised penalty...

Life of quarries near Megalithic temples ‘extended’ with mobile crusher

Mobile crusher will compact construction waste and prolong eyesore’s lifespan

Mobile crusher will compact construction waste and prolong...

Heritage in a pool: The story told by the Sliema baths

Although less visually spectacular, these baths too have a story to tell....

Although less visually spectacular, these baths...

Even in Malta, the fight against mass tourism starts gathering steam

Network of activists from Malta and southern European cities in effort to curb...

Network of activists from Malta and southern European...

Malta’s ‘smart’ rubbish bins will alert waste collectors when they are overflowing

No more overflowing garbage as 800 iBiNs get ready to be rolled out

No more overflowing garbage as 800 iBiNs get ready to be...

Massive wave deflector required for Ghadira beach extension

In an attempt to fast-track the project, Projects Malta initially wanted to...

In an attempt to fast-track the project, Projects Malta...