Oil spill outside Pretty Bay forces deployment of protective boom
Malta Freeport Terminals have deployed a containment barrier outside Pretty Bay to protect bathers from spillage
[WATCH] Postpone autumn hunting season by a month, BirdLife tells Prime Minister
Birdlife has asked the Prime Minister to delay the start of the autumn hunting season to 15 October so as to avoid the peak migration period for protected birds of prey...
[WATCH] Updated | Activists forcibly removed by police at peaceful demonstration at Planning Authority

Despite promising a review of the controversial fuel stations policy nine months ago, no changes have yet been announced by the environment ministry

Despite promising a review of the controversial fuel...

Maltese catholics told to reduce, reuse and recycle for ‘Season of Creation’

Church environment commission calls upon citizens to cooperate with waste collection and recycling agencies

Church environment commission calls upon citizens to...

Concerns raised over fish slime effects on health, but no studies yet carried out

Public consultation on proposed expansion of tuna cages carried out, with a Stop the Slime campaign representative disputing fish slime has no environmental...

Public consultation on proposed expansion of tuna cages...

Number of illegal dumpsites on the rise, harsher penalties proving ineffective

A number of localities across Malta report an increase in illegal dumpsites, even in areas that are habitually clean

A number of localities across Malta report an increase in...

[WATCH] Central Link project goes against government's own transport master plan, AD says

Large-scale roads project in central Malta won’t solve traffic problem, Alternattiva Demokratika chairman Carmel Cacopardo emphasised

Large-scale roads project in central Malta won’t...

App sends cleansing division over 120 requests a month to clean up Maltese towns

Upkeep and Clean allows users to take photos with their mobile phone and to send them, complete with a GPS location and message, to the cleansing division

Upkeep and Clean allows users to take photos with their...

Perseid meteors over Malta give stargazers a night to remember

Earth passes through the path of Comet Swift-Tuttle from 17 July to 24 August...

Earth passes through the path of Comet Swift-Tuttle from 17...

5,500 tell Malta MPs they want Public Domain protection for 24 sites

Over 5500 submissions sent to support public domain sites in campaign by...

Over 5500 submissions sent to support public domain sites...

120 million litres of water saved from leaks after WSC public awareness campaign

The equivalent of 60 million two-litre mineral water bottles were saved after letters were sent to 3,000 consumers alerting them of possible water leakages...

The equivalent of 60 million two-litre mineral water...

Hottest day in July was almost 39 degrees, but still lower than 1988’s record

July lets sun shine for over 365 hours, with sea temperature rising to 27 degrees Celcius

July lets sun shine for over 365 hours, with sea...

Paris climate goals threatened by Norway's push for Arctic oil and gas – study

Noway’s role as the world’s biggest fossil fuel exporter undermines its efforts to cut emissions at home, says NGO report

Noway’s role as the world’s biggest fossil fuel...

Keeping track of Malta’s development boom? Tips on the new PA website

Revamped just two weeks after a suspension of normal search facilities, you can now consult this guide on tracking down Planning Authority applications

Revamped just two weeks after a suspension of normal search...

Torri l-Abjad to undergo three-year restoration project

The historical Torri l-Abjad is undergoing a three-year restoration project

The historical Torri l-Abjad is undergoing a three-year...

Planning Commission green lights ‘upgrading’ of Wied il-Ghasel

EU structural funds will be used to ‘rehabilitate the valley back to its...

EU structural funds will be used to ‘rehabilitate the...

The power of perseverance | Claire Bonello

Malta faces an onslaught on the environment: a systematic wipe-out of ODZ...

Malta faces an onslaught on the environment: a systematic...

Intensive clean-up operation under way at Freeport following oil spill

An oil spill, believed to have originated from a container ship, has been contained within the basin between Terminals 1 and 2 of the Malta Freeport

An oil spill, believed to have originated from a container...

Water monitoring project to lead to sustainable use of marine resources

The Marine and Environmental Monitoring project will initiate the implementation of sustained environmental monitoring in marine waters • The project will...

The Marine and Environmental Monitoring project will...

MTA, Lands shut down defiant Ta’ Fra Ben kiosk over illegally-placed deckchairs

The Malta Tourism Authority and the Lands Authority this morning closed down a Ta’ Fra Ben kiosk after the authorities found that it had continued with...

The Malta Tourism Authority and the Lands Authority this...

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