Through the Environment and Resources Authority (ERA), over 800 tons of construction and mixed material was removed from two areas within the Majjistral Park.
In a statement ERA said that the first area tackled was an area known as il-Prajjet, which is situated close to Anchor Bay. Next to be addressed was Ix-Xagħra Il-Ħamra, an area which is close to Manikata. This clean-up is expected to not only improve the aesthetics of the localities, but more importantly will help improve the biodiversity in the area. This is fruit of a Memorandum of Understanding between ERA and the Majjistral Board, which is the responsible administrator of the Majjistral, Nature and History Park, and through which ERA funds such restoration and rehabilitation action and provide relevant expertise.
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