On Friday evening, at around 10pm, a loggerhead turtle was noted laying eggs on Ramla Bay in Gozo, Nature Trust said. The turtle came out … Read more
Malta: Spazji Miftuħa pushes for open access, government management of Aħrax and Miżieb during meeting with PM
During an hour-long meeting with Prime Minister Robert Abela and Environment Minister Aaron Farrugia, coalition Spazji Miftuħa raised its concerns and proposals for the effective … Read more
Greening the transport sector in the post COVID-19 recovery could create up to 15 million jobs worldwide
“The recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic cannot be a return to business as usual. It must be an opportunity to push the advancement of the … Read more
A rural plot of land on the road to Għar Lapsi may become a bungalow and garage if its owners have their way, a development … Read more
Coronavirus lockdowns that keep farmers from fields and suppliers from markets are restricting another cornerstone of the agriculture industry: bees.
Responsible for pollinating about a … Read more
The Church has declared its backing for ‘Spazji Miftuħa’ a coalition of environment NGOs set up to resist government plans to hand the management of … Read more
The Federation for Hunting and Conservation, FKNK, has published a video showing how the nature reserves in Malta are not accessible to the general public.… Read more
28 medical and environmental organisations have called upon the government to come up with serious measures to improve local air quality.
The organisations said that … Read more
On a site visit, Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection responsible for Parks Malta expressed its satisfaction for works carried out and explained that within … Read more
A petition started by the Outdoor Recreation and Camping Association Malta to defend public access to Aħrax and Miżieb has surpassed the figure of 10,000 … Read more
A coalition has been formed to lobby for the preservation of public spaces in Malta in the wake of reports that the government is considering … Read more
The FKNK hunters’ federation has filed a judicial protest against BirdLife Malta in reaction to its criminal complaint against the granting of licences for spring … Read more
An application for an old people’s home outside the development zone on the outskirts of Żurrieq and Safi, is sparking objections amid concerns over the … Read more
Speaker Anġlu Farrugia ruled that Environment Minister Aaron Farrugia did not mislead Parliament when he said that the Naxxar local council welcomed the reduction in … Read more
A group of NGOs is asking the government to immediately publish the full terms of any agreement regarding the transfer of the Miżieb and Aħrax … Read more
Milan is to introduce one of Europe’s most ambitious schemes reallocating street space from cars to cycling and walking, in response to the coronavirus crisis.… Read more
Malta’s minister for the environment has backed a call to put the European Green Deal at the heart of a post-coronavirus recovery, joining Ireland, Slovakia, … Read more
by Claire Hollier
Towards end March 2020, when it became blatantly evident that the COVID-19 pandemic will hit hard most economic sectors in Malta, the … Read more
The European Green Deal could find a bump in the road in the form of the climate minister for Flanders, Zuhal Demir. The Belgian … Read more
Nestlé announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind, single-material pouch for its baby food products designed for the future of recycling.
In the U.S., the new … Read more
New Eurobarometer Survey: Protecting the environment and climate is important for over 90% of European citizens
According to a new Eurobarometer survey, 94% of citizens in all EU Member States say that protecting the environment is important to them. In addition, … Read more
Satellite images from NASA show how pollution has cleared over China as the coronavirus outbreak keeps people indoors and factories are forced to close. NASA … Read more
The European Commission announced an investment of €101.2 million for the latest projects under the LIFE programme for the Environment and Climate Action. The … Read more
With the ocean in deep crisis, members of civil society and philanthropic organisations are urging governments and corporations to take bold action to safeguard the … Read more
Dozens of koalas have been found dead or injured at a timber plantation in the Australian state of Victoria, sparking an investigation by officials.
Blue … Read more
Pakistan’s government declared a national emergency on Saturday in response to swarms of desert locusts in the eastern part of the country.
Prime Minister … Read more
As part of his first visit to Kosovo, the European Union’s High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell will launch today a major EU-financed project to improve the … Read more
The current record for the hottest year is likely to be broken again within the next five years, the British Met Office said.
As it … Read more
42 Global Organizations Agree on Guiding Principles for Batteries to Power Sustainable Energy Transition
Batteries will be a major driver in reducing the carbon footprint of the transport and power sectors through the use of electric vehicles and renewable … Read more
Microsoft has just announced an ambitious goal and a new plan to reduce and ultimately remove Microsoft’s carbon footprint.
Microsoft this week launched an initiative … Read more
Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mainly rich countries since the third quarter last year, with the environment minster warning … Read more
Microsoft is making a series of compelling commitments to reduce and ultimately reverse the damage that its business is causing to the environment.
The company … Read more
Improving circular economy practices in the construction sector key to increasing material reuse, high quality recycling
Construction and demolition waste makes up just over one third of total waste generation in the EU.
Despite relatively high recovery rates of used materials, … Read more
As Egypt marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Suez Canal, marine biologists are bemoaning one of the famed waterway’s lesser known legacies … Read more
Colgate has launched a new toothpaste which is being billed as the first of a kind because it comes in a recyclable tube.
Toothpaste tubes … Read more
Several cities in Switzerland held more environmentally-friendly fireworks displays – or none at all – to see in the New Year.
In Basel, the … Read more
Emergency teams in the Galapagos Islands are working to contain a 600-gallon oil spill after a cargo vessel overturned while being loaded with containers early … Read more
A handout photo made available by NASA Earth Observatory of a satellite image showing the spread of agriculture around the town of Wadi ad-Dawasir, Saudi … Read more
A global law enforcement operation involving 61 countries has identified thousands of illicit activities behind severe marine pollution as well as hundreds of violations and … Read more
More than 5,500 scientists have signed an open letter saying that Europe is facing a severe threat to its freshwater biodiversity and must do more … Read more
A British primary school headteacher is in the centre of a controversy after banning pupils from sending Christmas cards.
Jonathan Mason, head of Belton Lane … Read more
Further reducing use of pesticides, more funds for research and better monitoring are urgently needed to save the EU’s bees, says the Environment Committee.
The … Read more
The European Commission released its 2019 edition of the Consumer Conditions Scoreboard. It shows that the overall gap in consumer conditions is narrowing between the … Read more
The LEGO Group announced that it will phase out plastic retail bags in all LEGO® Stores globally in 2020. The move, which is part of … Read more
The Greek Parliament has put up for a bid a two-year plan to improve the energy efficiency of the building. The institution decided to boost … Read more
Wildlife officials in Malaysia are mourning the death of Iman, the country’s last Sumatran rhino.
The female rhino, who was estimated to be about 25 … Read more
Coldplay will not be touring to promote their latest album due to concerns over their concerts’ environmental impact, BBC reports.
“We’re taking time to see … Read more