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Garden Helper (P/t) Ref:1801
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Garden Helper (P/t) Ref:1801

*This position has now been filled – please click here to check out our other opportunities Villa Chelsea, the site of our Nature Therapy project, is a a therapeutic community managed by the Richmond Foundation that provides a residential and day community-based programme and respite care for persons with mental health problems, and supports clients...

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...

A Green Take On Integration
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A Green Take On Integration

The benefits of community gardening for migrant and local communities Last month the Ministry for European Affairs and Equality released the much awaited Migrant Interaction Strategy and Action Plan, which will enable all migrants, including EU citizens (though some would rather be referred to as expats) to voluntarily submit a request to be integrated. The...

Reaction to Prime Minister’s Zonqor Campus Comments
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Reaction to Prime Minister’s Zonqor Campus Comments

Friends of the Earth Malta together with the undersigned coalition of eNGOs notes the prudent statements made by the Prime Minister to the effect that the American University of Malta will not be building its Zonqor Campus until the Bormla Campus is operating at full capacity. The eNGOs are however concerned that since Sadeen Education...

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...