Bowsers taking as much as 276 million bottles of water from groundwater
In 2017, bowers extracted 552,000 cubic metres of water - 25% of all groundwater extraction metered in 2017, and 85% of all water extracted from non-agricultural commercial...
It’s time for concrete actions to safeguard natural environment, Birdlife says
The eNGO urged the government to give importance to the environment and to put its verbal commitments into real actions
[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...

Hunters ‘urged to stay calm’ over public domain legislation

Hunters’ federation FKNK is urging hunters and trappers ‘to stay...

Hunters’ federation FKNK is urging hunters and...

[WATCH] Major maintenance works to begin at picturesque Ghar Lapsi bay

Ghar Lapsi works will include new ladders, benches and railings, repaved roads, and free WiFi

Ghar Lapsi works will include new ladders, benches and...

Tunnel connecting proposed hotel to Kalanka bay could undermine cliff stability

An environmental impact assessment has proposed ommitting a tunnel from plans to connect a proposed hotel at Kalanka to the beach

An environmental impact assessment has proposed ommitting...

Sea slime sightings ‘linked to natural phenomena, not fish farms’

The re-appearance of sea slime across the Maltese coast had sparked fears of a...

The re-appearance of sea slime across the Maltese coast had...

Sun shines in May as average air, sea temperatures rise by a degree Celsius

The month of May was much drier than expected at this time of year

The month of May was much drier than expected at this time...

Authorities ‘failed’ to request relevant studies before approving tuna cages relocation

The chosen location is within two designated marine Natura 2000 sites which qualify as both a marine Special Protection Area for seabirds under the European...

The chosen location is within two designated marine Natura...

PA grants temporary permit for Comino fish farm relocation

The Planning Authority has granted the Comino tuna fish farm a temporary...

The Planning Authority has granted the Comino tuna fish...

On World Environment Day, BirdLife Malta calls for an environmentally-conscious government

NGO says Environment Day should make us reflect on how our activity effects biodiversity’s wellbeing

NGO says Environment Day should make us reflect on how our...

As trump mulls leaving Paris climate deal, China and EU discuss alliance

Beijing and Brussels plan to set up new alliance to reduce global carbon emissions • EU climate commissioner: ‘Now is the time to further strengthen...

Beijing and Brussels plan to set up new alliance to reduce...

Fish farms meet deadline to relocate offshore

Environment minister Jose Herrera says deal will mean that fish farm slime will...

Environment minister Jose Herrera says deal will mean that...

Bahrija landowners eyeing ODZ mega-project

The owner of a large tract of Bahrija land outside development zones is eyeing...

The owner of a large tract of Bahrija land outside...

Delimara chimney set for demolition this summer

Enemalta is set to start  the dismantling process of the Delimara 1...

Enemalta is set to start  the dismantling process of...

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