The lay vs the lie of the land

February, with its wintry wrath of wet and chilly days, is thankfully nearly over and ramblers look forward to...

Mcast research group involved in Med agri land use project

The link between agriculture, biodiversity and the environment is particularly important today in the context of...

Students learn about organic farming through journalism

Eight students aged between 11 and 14, from St Michael’s Foundation, San Ġwann, recently had a hands-on...

Ramblers’ joie de vivre

[attach id=626314 size="medium" align="right"]Blue Grotto, Żurrieq[/attach] The countryside in February...

Tree Your Town scheme launched on Arbor Day

A number of indigenous trees were recently planted at Xrobb l-Għaġin Nature Park and Sustainable Development...

Ramblers’ winter walks released

The Ramblers’ Association of Malta (RAM) has just released its winter 2018 programme of walks, and duly...

Mussels of the European Arctic contain most microplastics - study

'Warning sign' of global pollution spread - environmental experts

Malta joins international Litter Less Campaign

[attach id=617584 size="medium" align="right"]One of the two loggerhead turtles released during the launch event...

Rediscovering the tasty and healthy carob

The fruit of the carob tree is a healthy substitute for chocolate and can be used to make cakes and drinks,...

Myth Debunked: Is asupermoon really super?

The term ‘supermoon’ carries with it a heavy dose of expectation, with the coined term leaving...

Photo of the week

The GLEAM Survey of the sky, showing our Milky Way galaxy in radio waves. Photo: Natasha Hurley-Walker...

Raising awareness that not wasting is everyone’s business

As part of European Week for Waste Reduction a business breakfast on the theme ‘Make it your business not...

‘Water Explorer’ programme launched in Malta

Malta is now part of the international ‘Water Explorer’ programme, delivered locally by Nature Trust...

Biodiversity congress unearths the woes of Malta’s habitats

Illegal fishing and the depletion of fish stocks is leading to false claims on the type of fish offered by...

Ramblers’ walks in December: tribute and censure where due

The Ramblers’ Association walk leaders take great care to scout a walk and see to the safety of a route....

University graduate wins ‘outstanding poster’ award at Medcoast 2017

A poster entitled ‘Stakeholder Involvement  in Marine Spatial Planning’ by Lydia Koehler, a...

Enigmatic coral recorded for first time from Malta

Sizeable colonies of a large stony coral species called Oculina patagonica, first recorded in Argentina in 1908,...

Ramblers’ walks for November: seeing the countryside as it is

The four Sundays falling in November are equally balanced with walks in the south and north of the island’s...

The wonders of migration

As the seasons begin to change and the summer sun starts to cool, migratory bird species all across Europe...

Clean-up of Maltese seas hauls over 140kg of plastic

The ‘Clean the Seas’ project launched in July by online gam­ing company Mr Green, in...