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The buzz about bees
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The buzz about bees

For a few years now, Friends of the Earth Malta has been organising the BeeAware course, a collection of lectures and practical sessions aimed at providing aspiring beekeepers and those interested to learn more about bees and pollinators with practical information, scientific background and knowledge from local beekeepers with years of experience. We believe in...

Fight Single-Use Plastics
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Fight Single-Use Plastics

Let the European Commission know what you think about Single Use Plastics and Marine Litter In January 2018 the European Commission published their Strategy on Plastics in the Circular Economy, which sets out goals to reduce plastic use, increase the rate of recycling, and ensure that by 2030 all plastics produced are reusable or recyclable. Read more...

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...

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Intafflu u Nfasslu

Friends of the Earth Malta qed jikkollaboraw ma’ l-Iskola ta’ l-Arti biex jorganizzaw workshops informali bl-għan li jtejbu l-kommunikazzjoni u jsaħħu r-relazzjoni bejn ġenerazzjonijiet differenti. Se nirriflettu dwar kif spazji komunitarji jistgħu jaqdu lil nies ta’ kull età fis-soċjetà. Din l-attività se ssir nhar is-Sibt 17 ta’ Frar il-Malta School of Art, fil-Belt Valletta. Parteċipanti:...

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...