Massive wave deflector required for Ghadira beach extension
In an attempt to fast-track the project, Projects Malta initially wanted to commence the sand replenishment project before this summer even before the approval of the wave...
[WATCH] Removal of 130 truckloads of construction waste from Majjistral park underway
Environment minister Jose Herrera said the government would no longer tolerate the illegal dumping of waste and would prosecute those who continued to do so
[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...

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...

After Armier, authorities target illegally-placed deckchairs from Ta’ Fra Ben

Some 100 deckchairs and over 30 umbrellas were removed from Qawra Point – an area commonly known as Ta’ Fra Ben

Some 100 deckchairs and over 30 umbrellas were removed from...

Private land falling under proposed public domain sites will retain title

Parliamentary secretary for planning Chris Agius reassures private land owners that public domain legislation will not impinge upon their rights

Parliamentary secretary for planning Chris Agius reassures...

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