Business booming for batching plants, yet few have environmental permits
Demand for tarmac in Malta is increasing due to infrastructural projects. But only five out of scores of Maltese batching plants are covered by an environmental permit
[WATCH] Global centre for climate-friendly travel research to be set up in Malta
Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said Malta wanted to be a trailblazer in efforts to identify and address the impacts of travel on climate change
Wied Bufula outlet saved from development

The Planning Authority has rejected a zoning application to designate the mouth...

The Planning Authority has rejected a zoning application to...

Underwater trap among illegal trapping sites reported to police

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter said it had discovered eight illegal sites...

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter said it had discovered...

Warning in a circled hour-glass: a new Maltese generation demands action on climate change

The extinction symbol – a circled hour-glass – is fast becoming the brand for a global rebellion triggered by the threat of mass extinction....

The extinction symbol – a circled hour-glass –...

The air that we breathe

Sometimes we do not realise just how disturbing and stressful it is to see rows of cranes, ravenous bulldozers crushing their way through neighbourhoods and...

Sometimes we do not realise just how disturbing and...

‘Enough is enough’: Graffitti makes call for national protest for the environment

Call to arms for residents associations, NGOs, farmers and workers to join 7 September demonstration in Valletta to present list of demands on state of...

Call to arms for residents associations, NGOs, farmers and...

7,000 enforcements and counting…

Six main take-aways from the Planning Authority’s latest annual report

Six main take-aways from the Planning Authority’s...

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...

[WATCH] Removal of 130 truckloads of construction waste from Majjistral park underway

Environment minister Jose Herrera said the government would no longer tolerate the illegal dumping of waste and would prosecute those who continued to do so

Environment minister Jose Herrera said the government would...

Bowsers taking as much as 276 million bottles of water from groundwater

In 2017, bowers extracted 552,000 cubic metres of water - 25% of all groundwater extraction metered in 2017, and 85% of all water extracted from...

In 2017, bowers extracted 552,000 cubic metres of water...

It’s time for concrete actions to safeguard natural environment, Birdlife says

The eNGO urged the government to give importance to the environment and to put its verbal commitments into real actions

The eNGO urged the government to give importance to the...

Plastic waste generated in Malta doubles within just one year

The total generation of plastic waste in 2016, excluding plastic disposed of...

The total generation of plastic waste in 2016, excluding...

Transforming trash and inspiring creativity through fashion

The national waste campaign – Don’t waste waste – held a...

The national waste campaign – Don’t waste waste...

eNGO calls on authorities to stop 'senselessly' destroying trees

The Luqa roads project will see the destruction of more than 500 trees

The Luqa roads project will see the destruction of more...