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Spring hunting claims first victims as BLM volunteers arrive

Spring Watch, BirdLife Malta’s annual spring conservation camp, starts tomorrow, with 40 international volunteers joining local conservationists to help monitor spring bird migration and deter and report illegal hunting during Malta’s spring hunting derogation period. The camp starts on the 4th day of the season and participants will operate in teams at locations around Malta [...]
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Spring hunting claims first victims as BLM volunteers arrive

Spring Watch, BirdLife Malta’s annual spring conservation camp, starts tomorrow, with 40 international volunteers joining local conservationists to help monitor spring bird migration and deter and report illegal hunting during Malta’s spring hunting derogation period. The camp starts on the 4th day of the season and participants will operate in teams at locations around Malta [...]
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Gozo walk, bicycle race and car wash in aid of Puttinu Cares

A walk and bicycle race are to be held in Gozo on Sunday the 5th of May to raise funds in aid of Puttinu Cares, the organization which gives a helping hand to those sick with cancer. This activity is being organized by the Gozo General Hospital Employees Committee and the Puttinu Cares Gozo Committee. [...]
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Gozo walk, bicycle race and car wash in aid of Puttinu Cares

A walk and bicycle race are to be held in Gozo on Sunday the 5th of May to raise funds in aid of Puttinu Cares, the organization which gives a helping hand to those sick with cancer. This activity is being organized by the Gozo General Hospital Employees Committee and the Puttinu Cares Gozo Committee. [...]
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Environmental concerns over recent development proposals

Nature Trust (Malta) and Din L-Art Helwa have expressed their concern on the recent statements made by government namely on the two important issues of land reclamation and new development regulations within Mepa and are asking the authorities to give more information on their intentions. While both NGOs said they agree that minor development amendments [...]
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Environmental concerns over recent development proposals

Nature Trust (Malta) and Din L-Art Helwa have expressed their concern on the recent statements made by government namely on the two important issues of land reclamation and new development regulations within Mepa and are asking the authorities to give more information on their intentions. While both NGOs said they agree that minor development amendments [...]
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Grave concern over fast track development permits – NGOs

For years environment NGOs have objected when MEPA boards ignored the advice of Case Officers and granted permits to applications that violate Local Plans and MEPA regulations. Government has now proposed that “planning applications which adhere to local plans and planning policies will be fast-tracked, without the need of Environment and Planning Commission approval or [...]
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Grave concern over fast track development permits – NGOs

For years environment NGOs have objected when MEPA boards ignored the advice of Case Officers and granted permits to applications that violate Local Plans and MEPA regulations. Government has now proposed that “planning applications which adhere to local plans and planning policies will be fast-tracked, without the need of Environment and Planning Commission approval or [...]
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Educational walk for year 5 students through Dwerja Valley

An educational walk for year 5 students is to be held through the Dwejra Valley. The students will be taught about the plants and indigenous trees present in this beautiful valley. The walk, which is part of the ecoGozo initiative, is being held on Thursday the 25th of April 2013 at 9.30am.
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MBB encourages better use of 2nd class water policy

The Malta Business Bureau has welcomed Minister Mizzi’s statement in parliament, that the government will be announcing plans for the replenishment of groundwater bodies and a better use of 2nd class water. Water audits carried out over the past few weeks by the MBB’s EU LIFE+ Investing in Water Project show that the use of [...]
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