Farmers, consumers and activists come together across Europe to call for urgent change of food and farming
October 25, 2018October 25, 2018
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Farmers, consumers and activists come together across Europe to call for urgent change of food and farming

Join us to push for good food & good farming at Ta’Qali farmers’ market on the 27th of October This October Friends of the Earth Malta with our partners all over Europe, invite people to raise their voices to ensure that policies support farmers, the environment and climate-friendly agriculture that is tied into local economies...

Eat better – one step at a time
October 7, 2018October 11, 2018
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Eat better – one step at a time

For a better planet and a healthier you! Our diets have changed considerably in the past 50 years. Demand for meat and processed foods has increased enormously whilst at the same time wasting far more food all along the food chain. It is calculated that worldwide, about a third of the food we produce for...

The Great Fire of Magħtab: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
September 5, 2018September 5, 2018
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The Great Fire of Magħtab: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

The spark that set off the 31st August Magħtab fire which blanketed the whole island was lit decades ago. This article was first published as part of the Isles of the Left‘s environment section  Very few might imagine that what is currently referred to as Mount Magħtab was originally a valley. Truckloads of unseparated waste tipped their...

Will GMO 2.0 come to Europe via the back door?
July 23, 2018July 25, 2018
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Will GMO 2.0 come to Europe via the back door?

For more than 20 years, civil society, farmers, politicians and the food sector have successfully fought for GMO-free fields and the right to choose food without GM ingredients in Europe. But this could be about to change. On July 25, the EU’s top court will rule whether new genetically modified (GM) seeds and foods – so-called...

1*c – Rising  Stories from the front lines of climate change
June 9, 2018June 16, 2018
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1*c – Rising Stories from the front lines of climate change

Stories from the front lines of climate change – 1*C Rising – is a collection of visuals accompanied by interviews, essays and quotes that elevates the voices from the Global South to the North, uncovering the culprits of climate impacts and environmental degradation while honoring those defending, resisting and protecting. These stories summarized in a...

Event Coordinator – 1802
May 14, 2018May 20, 2018
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Event Coordinator – 1802

Friends of the Earth Malta (FoE Malta) is looking for a temporary Event Coordinator to work on one of our projects based in Gozo. You will be responsible for coordinating activities as part of this project which will involve a definite number of educational activities in Natura 2000 sites in Gozo. You will be working...

Ecofeminism: For Emancipation Of Women And The Planet
March 12, 2018March 12, 2018
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Ecofeminism: For Emancipation Of Women And The Planet

This article was first published as part of the Isles of the Left‘s series of articles commemorating the International Women’s Day. It is through re-establishing compassionate connections between people and abolishing the social hierarchy that nature can once again be valued. Women are disproportionately affected by environmental injustice, climate change, natural disasters and the exploitation...