July 12, 2022

Nature fact: Snails

Several types of land snails enter a deep state of sleep during the hot arid summer, known as aestivation! We often encounter them in the upper […]
November 18, 2021

The historic importance of the Dingli Radar – one of the landmarks of Dingli Cliffs

Eighty-one years ago, on 27th March of 1939, the first radar system in Malta was installed at Dingli Cliffs by the British. Today, the Dingli Radar […]
July 20, 2021

Bathing areas close to Dingli Cliffs

Sun, sand and sea seekers who arrive at The Cliffs Interpretation Centre during the hot summer months are often interested in the nearby beaches. The area […]
April 14, 2021

Stepping back in time…the enigmatic cart ruts of Clapham Junction

The densest intensity of cart ruts in the Maltese Islands is located at Clapham Junction, locally known as Misraħ Għar Il-Kbir and located very close to […]
February 4, 2021

Living inside caves – The Għar Il-Kbir complex close to Dingli Cliffs

Throughout history, human populations have adapted to their natural environment for human habitation. In fact, the excavation of subterranean areas as caves and grottos has been […]
October 2, 2020

The Bronze Age settlement of Wardija San Ġorġ – one of earliest defensive wall systems in Malta

The first defensive settlements in the Maltese Islands date back to the Bronze Age, between 2400BC and 800BC. After the collapse of the Temples culture, the […]
June 12, 2020

Marine pollution, plastic waste and the impacts of increasing health concerns

We have read reports all around the world of an environmental silver lining brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic – smog giving way to blue skies, […]
June 1, 2020

The old quarries at Clapham Junction

The large open area at Misraħ Għar il-Kbir, which contains the largest intensity of cart ruts in the Maltese Islands is also well-known by the nickname […]
April 19, 2020

Putting local Agriculture at the forefront in the time of Coronavirus

There are growing concerns across Europe that this unprecedented health crisis can potentially create pressures on food producers and cause a devastating impact on the agricultural […]