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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...

Public Domain Nominations
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Public Domain Nominations

The consultation period is now closed and 5,559 submissions have been sent through our initiative. However, we are now accepting nominations for new sites to be proposed during the next round of consultations. At this point in time the Public Domain law only allows NGOs and Members of Parliament to submit nominations. We’dd like to...

The best time to act is now
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The best time to act is now

Maltese citizens are facing health and social challenges that merit urgent attention – obesity, mental health problems, respiratory diseases such as asthma, social exclusion, air, light and noise pollution – the list goes on and on. These issues particularly affect socio-economically disadvantaged and vulnerable groups and put pressure on already stretched health budgets.There has never...

‘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:...

‘Activists by the Sea’ –  Launch and networking event
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‘Activists by the Sea’ – Launch and networking event

Friends of the Earth Malta together with Front Ħarsien ODZ will be launching a report detailing threats and opportunities in several environmental areas, at a networking event on Saturday 27th August 2016. ‘Activists by the Sea’, aims to create a platform for informal discussion between local activists and members of NGOs, who were encouraged to...

Launch of ‘Right to Nature’ Seminar
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Launch of ‘Right to Nature’ Seminar

Friends of the Earth Malta together with Front Ħarsien ODZ  will be holding a seminar titled ‘Right to Nature – Inspiring Active Citizenship’ on the 5th of March 9am to 3pm, at the Volunteer Centre in Melita Street, Valletta. The aim of the seminar is to arm citizens with the tools necessary to inspire active...