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 […]
July 18, 2016

Time for the Wild Fennel seed harvest!

The scorching temperatures during this time of the month is ideal for the harvesting of the seeds of the wild fennel. Wild fennel seeds are also […]
July 2, 2016

Animal friction at Dingli Cliffs

An encounter between a gecko and a bat was riddled with friction, when sounds were heard coming from a circa two meter high spacing in a […]
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 […]
February 17, 2016

Informative and innovative ways of learning about edible local produce of Dingli Cliffs – Wild Asparagus

The Maltese Islands boast about 1100 species of wild plants, and amongst them is the Mediterranean Asparagus (Spraġġ Xewwieki, Asparagus aphyllus). This species is a wild […]
February 13, 2016

Searching for Orchids at Dingli Cliffs

What’s the most ecologically refined flower species? Maybe, the delicate, spectacular and rare orchids! Orchids have been desired since antiquity, and in the Mediterranean region, the […]
February 5, 2016

Weather bizarreness…El Nino and our Mediterranean climate

El Nino has shaken up the latest weather conditions all around the globe. Although this natural phenomenon has a period of average five years, the El […]
January 10, 2016

New Year greetings by the Almond blossoms

The spectacular blossom of Almonds in winter, often welcomes the new year. The early-flowering white and pink flowers are visible when the tree is barren of […]