Category: Education

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...

Let’s talk about air pollution…
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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
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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...

Catering for our Bees
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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...

‘Right to Nature – Inspiring Active Citizenship’ report launched
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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:...