Category: Environmental Education and Activism

Volunteers Needed!
November 7, 2017August 12, 2018
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Volunteers Needed!

In December we will be hosting a fundraising event at our soon-to-be office space in Floriana. We want to have the space cleaned up and made up for this event and we need helping hands. The more the merrier! The office clean up will be held on Sunday 10th of December from 10am till when...

Let’s talk about air pollution…
November 7, 2017November 7, 2017
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Let’s talk about air pollution…

What do we know about air pollution? Air pollution is more complex than we think and tackling this issue it’s actually a huge challenge because we are all part of it. Yet, it is quite difficult to understand what are we doing wrong and what kind of pollutants we create through  our daily routine. It is...

Activist Camp 2017
October 3, 2017November 14, 2017
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Activist Camp 2017

Fully Booked! (Fill in the form below to register on the waiting list)  Bee Sustainable is a 2-day live-in workshop that will provide participants with the fundamental tools for creating pollinator-friendly gardens in Malta. One of FoE Malta’s causes is to raise awareness on the importance of pollinators (such as honey bees, bumble bees, solitary...

BeeAware Gozo
September 29, 2017October 9, 2017
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BeeAware Gozo

BeeAware is a project which intends to give people the opportunity to get involved in beekeeping and to train qualified volunteers to volunteer with Friends of the Earth Malta. This introductory course is designed to give a general understanding on the role of bees as a vital part of the environment and what you need to know if...

Catering for our Bees
September 6, 2017September 6, 2017
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Catering for our Bees

The only new ‘hotels’ we’d love to build The prolonged period of reduced rainfall which struck Malta in 2016 had an adverse effect not only on agriculture and produce harvest that year, but also on our most reliant pollinators, the bees. Honey bee keepers throughout the Islands had hives dying off, with some loosing as...

Public Domain Nominations
August 13, 2017December 24, 2018
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Public Domain Nominations

The consultation period is now closed and 5,559 submissions have been sent through our initiative. However, we are now accepting nominations for new sites to be proposed during the next round of consultations. At this point in time the Public Domain law only allows NGOs and Members of Parliament to submit nominations. We’dd like to...

The best time to act is now
July 28, 2017September 5, 2017
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The best time to act is now

Maltese citizens are facing health and social challenges that merit urgent attention – obesity, mental health problems, respiratory diseases such as asthma, social exclusion, air, light and noise pollution – the list goes on and on. These issues particularly affect socio-economically disadvantaged and vulnerable groups and put pressure on already stretched health budgets.There has never...

‘Right to Nature – Inspiring Active Citizenship’ report launched
September 1, 2016June 26, 2017
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‘Right to Nature – Inspiring Active Citizenship’ report launched

The ‘Right to Nature – Inspiring Active Citizenship’ report was launched during the ‘Activists by the Sea’ event organised by Friends of the Earth Malta in conjunction with Front Harsien ODZ. The report presents the outcomes of the Right to Nature seminar held last March, which covered five aspects of environmental management in Malta, namely:...