Metered groundwater abstraction increases by 52% in just one year
While abstraction from 244 commercial boreholes has increased by 58%, abstraction from 2,875 agricultural boreholes has increased by 46%
NGOs condemn PA’s ‘COVID-19 crisis’ extension of development permits for construction industry
10 environmental NGOs condemned the decision to extend development permits valid until 2022 for another three years
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...

28 medical and environmental organisations call for action on air quality

The Centre of Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) this month issued a report showing that 11,000 deaths in Europe had been avoided due to lower...

The Centre of Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) this...

Over 10,000 back coalition to keep Miżieb and Aħrax free and open

Malta’s largest ever coalition for public countryside access asks Robert...

Malta’s largest ever coalition for public countryside...

[WATCH] WasteServ in educational campaign on waste-to-energy project

WasteServ launches information campaign on project ECOHIVE, the largest waste...

WasteServ launches information campaign on project ECOHIVE,...

Hunters have no title to Miżieb and l-Aħrax tal-Mellieha, Lands Authority says

Lands Authority confirms that the FKNK has no title to Miżieb and l-Aħrax tal-Mellieha, independent candidate Arnold Cassola says 

Lands Authority confirms that the FKNK has no title...

NGOs launch coalition in defence of open spaces and to oppose Miżieb takeover

Launch of Coalition in Defence of Open Spaces: Spazji Miftuħa aims to preserve access to public open spaces

Launch of Coalition in Defence of Open Spaces: Spazji...

ERA stops construction at Balluta Bay until developer installs preventive measures

The Environment and Resources Authority said that all activities were stopped after reports about the release of construction material into the sea at Balluta...

The Environment and Resources Authority said that all...

Water Services dismisses claims of absence of national water plan

The management plan led by the Energy and Water Agency outlines the roadmap to...

The management plan led by the Energy and Water Agency...

Drones: a game-changer in keeping beaches clean

Off-the-shelf drones are beinf used to monitor beached litter along...

Off-the-shelf drones are beinf used to monitor beached...

Over a decade from the ‘plastic invasion’, a recycling breakthrough

Today, four of every five drink containers used in Malta are thrown away and not recycled, despite the high environmental cost of producing plastic and a...

Today, four of every five drink containers used in Malta...

Incinerator will not free Malta of need to landfill waste, researcher warns

While significantly reducing the amount of municipal solid waste dumped into Malta's landfills, the planned waste-to-energy plant will...

While significantly reducing the amount of...

‘Full-up’ landfill at Ghallis gets one-year extension

Malta is generating an average of 600kg of waste for each inhabitant as the...

Malta is generating an average of 600kg of waste for each...

Marsaskala laments environment ministry's lapsed pledge to restore Il-Magħluq

The Marsascala local council said that the the cleaning process promised to take place at the end of summer 2017 never happened, leaving Il-Magħluq in an...

The Marsascala local council said that the the cleaning...

Army of jellyfish invade Malta

Mauve stingers appear at several spots along island's east coast

Mauve stingers appear at several spots along island's...

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...