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Judicial protest filed calling for immediate publication of tunnel studies
April 6, 2019April 24, 2019
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Judicial protest filed calling for immediate publication of tunnel studies

Friends of the Earth Malta together with eleven other organisations representing a broad spectrum of society filed a judicial protest against the Minister for Transport and the Planning Authority to reveal all studies pertaining to the proposed tunnel between Malta and Gozo. They also asked for the carrying out of a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)...

Growing food has become our passion
April 5, 2019May 16, 2019
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Growing food has become our passion

Michelle and Michelangelo Galea – young agriculture enthusiasts. Growing food has become our passion. The journey started when my husband Michelangelo and I decided to have a go at growing broad beans. Years later we are growing a variety of organic fruits and vegetables for ourselves and our family, looking at the idea of food growth in...

Go out and vote in the MEP election!
April 5, 2019April 25, 2019
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Go out and vote in the MEP election!

Will Europe take adequate climate action in the next 5 years? Will the controversial TTIP trade talks between the EU and US be resurrected? Will refugees and migrants be welcomed humanely? Or will the alarming erosion of democracy and rule of law already happening in some countries spread? Critical questions like these will be answered by the...

Concreting of country pathways raises concern of NGOs
April 3, 2019April 6, 2019
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Concreting of country pathways raises concern of NGOs

Friends of the Earth Malta together with eleven other environment NGOs are concerned by the use of concrete in various country pathways currently taking place in various localities in Malta and Gozo. The works are destroying the habitat for various species of flora and fauna including protected species and pollinators such as the honey bees....

International Women’s Day of Struggle
March 8, 2019March 8, 2019
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International Women’s Day of Struggle

March is a month of struggle and resistance for Friends of the Earth, marked by the third anniversary of Berta Cáceres’ murder on 2nd March and International Women’s Day of Struggle on 8th March. Our societies have mostly been organized to maximize capitalist accumulation for the benefit and privilege of elites and corporations, through the...

Interview with Claude Falzon from Green Thumbs Farm
March 5, 2019May 16, 2019
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Interview with Claude Falzon from Green Thumbs Farm

Claude came from a lineage of farmers and was exposed to farming from a young age. That cultivated in him a passion for agriculture, but he never imagined to take it on as his full-time job. This occurred as he was farming for fun, he got curious and started learning and looking in-depth into the...