Hunting lobby group says it is breeding turtle doves in their thousands
Meanwhile, BirdLife said that it had received two birds that were illegally shot since the autumn hunting season opened earlier this month
Environmental NGO appeals PA decision on Manoel Island mega development
The project’s 650 new apartments will generate more people and traffic, exacerbating the situation in an already highly congested area, Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar...
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

Unless the ERA is given equal power as its planning...

Delia’s ‘inconvenient truth’ on climate change was honest, scary, but weird

Political leaders cannot just tell people to ‘panic’ in the face of irreversible climate change: they must offer the truth of the radical solution...

Political leaders cannot just tell people to...

Spring blues: Cold outbreak cools down week ahead

A significant cold outbreak has made its mark in the rest of Europe, but...

A significant cold outbreak has made its mark in the rest...

This is not an environmental policy. This is showboating

I like trees and all that, but the extension to the Ta’ Qali...

I like trees and all that, but the extension to...

Updated | Malta registers second-highest carbon emissions in EU in 2018

While the EU has registered an average decrease of 2.5% in CO2 emissions, Malta’s carbon emissions have increased by 6.7% in 2018

While the EU has registered an average decrease of 2.5% in...

Birzebbuga's Saint George's Bay next in line for ‘Balluta’ sand re-nourishment

Consultants warn against raising expectations that reclaimed beach can be permanent

Consultants warn against raising expectations that...

Ras il-Hobz submarine sewage outfall to be replaced

Last part of existing submarine outfall was blocked over the years, needs to be...

Last part of existing submarine outfall was blocked over...

Water tunnel to increase national reliance on desalination

The proposed water tunnel aims at reducing the amount of groundwater abstracted...

The proposed water tunnel aims at reducing the amount of...

[ANALYSIS] First come, first served at the petrol pump. But will the ERA push reform further?

LONG READ • 1,500 words | Changing goalposts may seem like the Labour government is listening. Or have the fuel service rules simply appeased the...

LONG READ • 1,500 words | Changing goalposts may seem...

Iceland to become first UK supermarket to ban palm oil

Palm oil is currently found in more than half of all supermarket products,...

Palm oil is currently found in more than half of all...

Environment minister accepts ERA recommendations on fuel station policy

Jose Herrera has told the Environment and Resources Authority to discuss a way forward with the Planning Authority

Jose Herrera has told the Environment and Resources...

Spring hunting season inspections surpass 1,300 in first five days

Officials from the Wild Birds Regulation Unit and the police have carried out...

Officials from the Wild Birds Regulation Unit and the...

Bengħisa solar farm may stop leaching of toxins in water table

Quarry turned landfill earmarked for 8,000-panel solar farm

Quarry turned landfill earmarked for 8,000-panel solar farm

Farmers yielding two crops a year with ‘new’ second-class water

Filtered water from treated sewage serving 170 farmers in Mellieha, to be...

Filtered water from treated sewage serving 170 farmers in...

What we talk about when we talk about climate change

The way Western hegemony relates to small island states on the subject of...

The way Western hegemony relates to small island states on...

Government policy admits PA rules are facilitating speculation on agricultural land

Land speculation is being encouraged through policies which facilitate 'the reconstruction of derelict buildings for residential purposes'

Land speculation is being encouraged through policies which...

Billboard mayhem endangering Mdina views

The Superintendence urged the Planning Authority 'to safeguard the natural and cultural landscape' and refuse the billboard application

The Superintendence urged the Planning Authority 'to...

Fear of unknown viruses sinks Marco Cremona’s ground-breaking water treatment solution

An innovative project by eminent hydrologist Marco Cremona that allowed hotels to reduce water demand by 85% was killed by a decision of the Food Safety...

An innovative project by eminent hydrologist Marco Cremona...