€2.5m Malta-Italy project could help cut water use by 30 per cent

A University of Malta-led EU project worth €2.5 million has the potential of reducing Malta’s water...

EU’s top court confirms safety checks needed for new ‘GMO 2.0’

The EU’s top court recently ruled that a controversial new generation of food genetic engineering...

First steps taken to cut single-use plastics in Europe 

The European Commission has taken a leap forward in tackling plastic pollution, with new laws to reduce throwaway...

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Local academic graduates in marine spatial planning

Alan Deidun, resident academic within the Department of Geosciences at the University of Malta, was recently...

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Maltese study contributes to international book on biodiversity studies

Maltese artisanal fishermen and changing marine biodiversity feature in a new international book, Selected...

Malta in project on acquaculture feeds, fish waste

The identification of less polluting feeds for aquaculture is one of the objectives of a recently launched...

Collaboration between researchers and recreational fishing clubs

[attach id=661266 size="medium" align="right"]A Scorpionfish about to be released. Photo: Sandra Agius...

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FoE Malta suggests extending deposit scheme to other containers

Friends of the Earth Malta (FoE Malta) has expressed support for the proposed introduction of the Beverage...

Marine research presented at international symposium

Four academics from the University of Malta recently presented their marine-related research at the 15th edition...

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Bid to protect plant biodiversity in Natura 2000 sites in Malta, Sicily

An ambitious project was recently launched aimed at reducing the loss of important and endangered plant species...

‘What I do matters’ at college primary

‘What I do matters… to me, to you, to the poor’ was the theme of a week-long series of...

Oceanography students hold boot camp in Gozo

Students on the MSc course in Applied Oceanography recently completed a one week-long live-in boot camp...

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Puttinu Cares celebrates with pigeons and bubbles instead of balloons

The traditional mass release of balloons was missing for the first time ever at the inauguration of the recent...

Walks programme ends in June

The Ramblers’ walks programme for 2017-2018 ends in June with five walks and a cultural visit during the...

Creating a buzz on World Bee Day

The Malta Beekeepers Association, with Citadel Insurance’s support, is holding an exhibition at San Anton...

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Mcast holds second energy conference

The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) recently held its second Energy Day Conference at the...

Malta’s climate action ambassador calls for single ocean science body

Prof. Simone Borg, Malta’s Ambassador on Climate Action recently called for the setting up of a single...

Innovative teaching about climate change

­­­A group of six students studying at the University of Malta for degrees in Bachelor of Education...

EU bans bee-harming pesticides

‘A tremendous victory for bees and the wider environment’

Spectacular sinkhole opens up on New Zealand farm

Revealed a 60,000-year-old volcanic deposit