Brine and trucks: Qala’s concerns on reactivation of Hondoq desalination plant
The Qala Council is calling for more comprehensive studies to ensure the protection of the sea grasses, which keep the ecology of the beach in balance
Stop feeding tuna before they are full, EIA on Malta ranch suggests
The EIA warns of a series of negative environmental impacts as a result of extending existing tuna pens in the area
[WATCH] ‘Each year I see the lampuka catch decline. Only the price of fish keeps us going’

Lampuka season, ahoy! Fishermen gear up for weeks of hard work to reel in one of Malta’s favourite fishes

Lampuka season, ahoy! Fishermen gear up for weeks of...

Brine and trucks: Qala’s concerns on reactivation of Hondoq desalination plant

The Qala Council is calling for more comprehensive studies to ensure the protection of the sea grasses, which keep the ecology of the beach in balance

The Qala Council is calling for more comprehensive studies...

Stop feeding tuna before they are full, EIA on Malta ranch suggests

The EIA warns of a series of negative environmental impacts as a result of...

The EIA warns of a series of negative environmental impacts...

Lidl Malta to replace disposable plastic items with sustainable alternatives by 2019

The company will be replacing plastic plates, glasses and cutlery with alternatives made from recyclable material 

The company will be replacing plastic plates, glasses and...

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...

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...

Government presents motion to entrench Constitutional protection of environment

Constitutional amendment would introduce ‘strong moral and political obligation’ for the government to preserve the environment for future...

Constitutional amendment would introduce ‘strong...

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