August 18, 2016

Of Carob pods and Gold

One of the Mediterranean’s oldest and mature trees is the Carob (Certania siliqua, Ħarruba), which often grows without care or cultivation. The evergreen tree is also […]
August 13, 2016

Environmental education at The Cliffs

Blending education with environmental awareness has been one of the focuses of The Cliffs Interpretation Centre. In fact, The Centre promotes its activities to school students […]
August 11, 2016

Tourism and The Cliffs Centre

Tourism is one of the most important economic sectors in the Maltese Islands, with a significant contribution to the gross domestic product. The latest draft document […]
August 10, 2016

The unmistakable sound of summer…from the Cicada

Heard everywhere in summer is the songs of the male Cicada (Cicada orni, Werżieq ta’ b’inhar). This insect is the most active during the hottest times […]
August 8, 2016

Innovative means of communication through gastronomy

An Interpretation Centre is an “institution for the dissemination of knowledge of natural or cultural heritage…different means of communication to enhance the understanding of heritage.”[1] From […]
August 6, 2016

Sustainable Development, education and planning

Sustainable development highlights the interconnections between different domains in that “Specific environmental issues together with the varied socioeconomic conditions that characterise the Mediterranean had – and […]
August 4, 2016

Sustainable Development: Involving NGOs, private entities and a pilot project

The principle of sustainable development merges living conditions and the use of resources for both current scenarios and the long term. The concept links the need […]
July 29, 2016

Maintaining Dingli’s Sustainable Development Strategy at The Cliffs Centre

The focus of the report entitled ‘Sustainable Development Strategy: Dingli 2020’ has been to set up a policy action plan to establish the concept of sustainability […]
July 28, 2016

Rescued this morning at Dingli Cliffs…the Mediterranean Chameleon

This chameleon was rescued whilst crossing a road close to Dingli Cliffs. It was then released in a shrub. Currently, from mid-July to September, during the […]