Category: Activism

Festa Enthusiasts And Their Battle For Open Space
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Festa Enthusiasts And Their Battle For Open Space

Solidarity and community organising enabled festa enthusiasts to curb development of open spaces for a number of times. But how long will community spirit safeguard the remaining open space, if the popularity of festa declines? Much is being spoken about the barbarism of construction industry in Malta. Every day brings new announcements of yet another ODZ development, accompanied by...

BeeAware Course
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BeeAware Course

Fully Booked! (Fill in the form below to register on the waiting list)  A BeeAware Course is being organised as part of our Nature Therapy and BeeCause initatives. This course 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...

Nature Therapy open day at Villa Chelsea
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Nature Therapy open day at Villa Chelsea

Together, Friends of the Earth Malta and the Richmond Foundation, have designed and implemented the Nature Therapy project. Through workshops and activities such as vegetable and herb planting, composting, pollinator friendly flower planting, and building garden furniture from pallets, the project engages the clients and support staff of the community at Villa Chelsea in nature...

Bee Sustainable – School of Sustainability Activist Camp
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Bee Sustainable – School of Sustainability Activist Camp

Due to the effects of intensive agricultural practices and pesticide use, climate change, the decrease in rainfall, hotter summers and droughts, the bee population has been even more strained these past few years, with honey-bee keepers in Malta loosing up to half of their colonies. Friends of the Earth Malta has already been organising a...

Volunteers Needed!
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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...

Activist Camp 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...