April 23, 2016

The first fruit of the season

The loquat (Eriobotrya japonica, Naspli) is a flowering plant whose fruit, is the first fruit of the season in the Maltese Islands. The tree has originated […]
April 15, 2016

Cooking Wild Asparagus at The Cliffs

Did you know that the Asparagus can be harvested in Malta? The actual plant is called the Mediterranean Asparagus (Spraġġ Xewwieki, Asparagus aphyllus) and it is […]
April 10, 2016

Lecture to Under 11 football clubs’ members

For the third consecutive spring, The Cliffs Interpretation Centre assisted the local football club of Dingli Swallows FC in the organisation of the Under 11 Event […]
April 9, 2016

Waiting for drops…of rainfall: The impacts of the driest year on record

This winter was the driest on record in a time span of 50 years. In the Maltese Islands, only 76.3mm of rainfall occurred from December to […]
April 4, 2016

Climate Change…and impetus for winter tourism in the Maltese Islands

Climate change is a highly contested phenomena, but it is still affecting our daily lives and the vital resources that we depend upon for continued existence. […]
April 1, 2016

77 years of the Radar at Dingli Cliffs 01/04/2016

Just 100m from The Cliffs Interpretation Centre is one major landmark that has characterised Dingli Cliffs for 77 years – The Radar. The Dingli Radar was […]
March 24, 2016

Restoring Maltese traditions at The Cliffs Interpretation Centre

Maltese customs and traditions are rooted firmly to history. The Cliffs Interpretation promotes traditional activities, whilst respecting current landusers and stakeholders. One such activity that has […]
March 20, 2016

Following the concept of Sustainability and the EU’s Nature Laws at The Cliffs Interpretation Centre

Conserving natural heritage and biodiversity at the European level is maintained by the EU’s Habitats Directive (Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC), which focuses on the protection of habitats […]
March 16, 2016

The Cliffs Centre: Green construction and building

The building which houses The Cliffs Interpretation Centre had been a derelict 1960s building built during British rule as a TACAN. The Habitats Directive identifies the […]