The battle to feed the world: David versus Goliath
April 17, 2017April 19, 2017
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The battle to feed the world: David versus Goliath

Monday the 17th April marks the International Day of Peasant Struggles. These ‘peasants’, or paysan in French, are the millions of small farmers who currently produce the majority of the world’s food. They are the David struggling against the agribusiness Goliath – the large corporations consolidating control over global food production. There is little in...

‘Outright abuse’ of ODZ land as application proposes development of old quarry
April 5, 2017April 5, 2017
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‘Outright abuse’ of ODZ land as application proposes development of old quarry

Friends of the Earth Malta together with Nature Trust Malta – NTM, Ramblers Malta, FAA Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Din l-Art Ħelwa, Front Ħarsien ODZ and BirdLife Malta are concerned about an ODZ application (PA 01464/17) in the outskirts of Marsascala which is proposing the conversion of a long-abandoned quarry into a restaurant and other commercial outlets....

Stop sacrificing nature & human rights to make cookies!
December 8, 2016April 5, 2017
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Stop sacrificing nature & human rights to make cookies!

Friends of the Earth Malta has launched a petition under the European wide SUPPLY CHA!NGE project aimed at stopping abuse against nature and indigenous peoples in the supply chains of European businesses. The SUPPLY CHA!NGE project has looked at the international industries supplying Europe with cheap agricultural raw materials from the global south, and found...

FoE Malta proposes seven sites for ‘Public Domain Act’ protection
July 21, 2016April 5, 2017
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FoE Malta proposes seven sites for ‘Public Domain Act’ protection

Following the enactment of the ‘Public Domain Act’, Friends of the Earth Malta has today filed applications requesting that seven sites be designated as being Public Domain. This law empowers citizens and NGOs to recommend land and property to be listed as ‘public domain’. Such land cannot be used for commercial reasons while also guaranteeing...