Botanist publishes first-of-its-kind research on Maltese orchids
Book could influence policies on development of land outside building zones with concrete information on important species
A ‘girna’ and an agricultural room given the green light
After noting that the illegal room was situated close to the girna, the Tribunal ordered the Authority to issue the permit on condition that both rooms were to be used solely as a...
Environment advances should be at par with economic development, says Ombudsman

Commissioner for Environment suggests immediate need for mass transportation system

Commissioner for Environment suggests immediate need for...

Gaffarena presents new plans for Handaq agritourism

Land includes field acquired through Old Mint Street expropriation that is...

Land includes field acquired through Old Mint Street...

[WATCH] Birds left stranded due to increase in light pollution across Malta

Record 24 stranded Scopoli’s Shearwaters recovered by general public in 2018, indicating worrying effects of an increase in the levels of light...

Record 24 stranded Scopoli’s...

Entire stretch of Burmarrad main road to be turned into four-storey zone

Proposed changes to the local plan are earmarking parts of Burmarrad road as a zone for four-storey retail and office construction 

Proposed changes to the local plan are earmarking parts of...

Illegal to poison animals when there is no possible threat that they are pests

Animal lovers across the nation have called for the banning of poison from shop shelves

Animal lovers across the nation have called for the banning...

Appeal on DB project: high-rise decision vitiated by conflicts of interest

NGOs’ appeal against planning decision for permit for DB high-rise refers to conflicts of interest for board members Matthew Pace and Labour MP Clayton...

NGOs’ appeal against planning decision for permit for...

CABS says ‘hundreds’ illegally trapping birds under cover of legal season

CABS said that in the vast majority of cases, no Wild Birds Regulation Unit officers were available to identify and document the birds being found by the...

CABS said that in the vast majority of cases, no Wild Birds...

Naxxar braced for eight-storey high residential block near trade fair grounds

Open space at former Trade Fair grounds now faces second application for tower apartment block

Open space at former Trade Fair grounds now faces second...

100 new apartments to rise next to Mosta archaeological site

The 100 dwelling units, retail shops and car park will be built over a total of...

The 100 dwelling units, retail shops and car park will be...

Piecemeal application proposes extra floor to former Imperial Hotel

Extra floor proposed on the former Imperial Hotel in Sliema over and above...

Extra floor proposed on the former Imperial Hotel in...

ODZ semi-detached dwelling next to a winery refused

The Tribunal held that the proposal would not result in an environmental...

The Tribunal held that the proposal would not result in an...

Superintendence expresses grave concern over Villa St Ignatius

Cultural heritage watchdog says plans will result in further demolition of...

Cultural heritage watchdog says plans will result in...

Hotel next to Tigné church will rise to 14 floors

Developer redesigns hotel to include set back at the upper three floors to...

Developer redesigns hotel to include set back at the...

PA shelves deadline for planning applications on extended building zones

The circular was issued in December 2012 and told owners of the land on which development could take place thanks to the ‘rationalisation’...

The circular was issued in December 2012 and told owners of...

Five-storey building proposed 60 metres from Skorba Temples

Superintendence for Cultural Heritage objects due to impact on vistas from the...

Superintendence for Cultural Heritage objects due to impact...

MIDI says Manoel Island amendments do not impact on overall heights

MIDI says total built-up area in amended plan is identical to...

MIDI says total built-up area in amended plan is identical...

Higher buildings proposed at Manoel Island

Plans submitted by MIDI in September foresee an additional four metres in...

Plans submitted by MIDI in September foresee an additional...

MIDI to get 17-floor extension

The new building will have the same height of the nearby 82m-high Fort Cambridge development, which was approved in 2008

The new building will have the same height of the nearby...

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