The Malta Business Bureau organised an information session with businesses on the EU’s proposal for a revised Waste Framework Directive (WFD). The European Commission has now proposed a revision of the WFD to place a greater emphasis on the reduction and proper management of food waste and textile waste. For the first time, the new […]

Mediterranean ObserverFebruary 18, 2023

Free Training Course Registration Now Open The MaQuaM training programme is an ECVET certified Education/Training programme for Marina Managers with the focus on Yachting and Coastal Tourism that involves companies and institutions from Italy, Malta, Greece, and Albania. This Erasmus project is spearheaded by NAVIGO, a company for the innovation and development of yachting based […]


In recent years, the Mediterranean diet has dominated the rankings for being full of good nutrition, easy to follow and having a colourful palette. There are a few diets that promote a healthy lifestyle, and the one that is widely acclaimed for its health benefits is the Mediterranean diet. According to the US News & […]


Heat weather records have been smashed in Malta and across Europe Temperatures for December reached a 100-year high in Malta as warm weather records are smashed across Europe, according to the Malta Met Office. The mean maximum temperature last month was 19.5°C, the highest since 1922, and more than two degrees higher than the 17°C […]


An “exceptional” marine heat wave is gripping the western Mediterranean with surface temperatures up to 5 degrees Celsius (41 degrees Fahrenheit) hotter than average, according to experts contacted by Agence France-Presse (AFP). Although the record-breaking heatwave that baked northern Europe and Britain this month has subsided, the experts said the persistently hotter-than-normal temperatures in the […]


The FIJET Academy For Young Journalists was officially opened on Monday in Tangier, Morocco, under the theme “The challenges of tourism in the post-pandemic world”, with the participation of Moroccan and foreign experts and academics, as well as journalists benefiting from the program. This prestigious event, organized jointly by the FIJET Academy for young journalists, […]


Europe is not just experiencing heatwaves on land. The Mediterranean Sea is experiencing a brutal marine heatwave this July, which will have devastating impacts on marine ecosystems while also enhancing heatwaves on land. Water temperatures are as high as 6.2°C above normal! This is being reported by US Storm Watch Agency. The Agency added that […]


Libya’s Tripoli-based Presidential Council on Tuesday announced a plan to end the latest crisis in the war-torn country and hold much awaited elections. “In response to the legitimate demands of the Libyan people and their desire for change, the Presidential Council … agreed on a general framework for a working plan to resolve the country’s […]


Over 1000 delegates from 31 different countries are expected to attend the 7th Edition of the Mediterranean Tourism Forum which will happen on the 14th June at the Intercontinental Hotel, starting at 0900hrs. The Forum’s distinctive characteristic from other similar conferences is that it acts as a stage where new practical ideas are presented with […]


Maltese Minister for the Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development Miriam Dalli said Thursday that the government wage supplement scheme has been extended to the month of May, as well as revealed that the total government investment for the scheme was that of over €720 million. The wage supplement scheme was launched to help recover from […]

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