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Therapy through Nature project kicks off with gardening workshop & clean-up
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Therapy through Nature project kicks off with gardening workshop & clean-up

In the Therapy through Nature project, Friends of the Earth Malta has partnered with the Richmond Foundation to engage their clients and support staff in nature therapy activities at the garden of Villa Chelsea, a therapeutic community managed by the Richmond Foundation that provides a residential and day community-based programme and respite care for persons...

Friends of the Earth Malta calls on political parties to safeguard our wellbeing
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Friends of the Earth Malta calls on political parties to safeguard our wellbeing

Friends of the Earth Malta has been calling for environmental improvements since 1985 and, thirty years on we face much greater problems than we did then. While environmental awareness has increased, Malta faces a variety of environmental problems related to land use, waste, transport, agriculture, energy, the sea, and biodiversity. Malta has lost far too...

Through the Lens – Nature exhibition
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Through the Lens – Nature exhibition

The final event of the Through the lens project will consist of an exhibition portraying the nature photography work taken in Malta’s Natura 2000 sites by our youth participants. The exhibition will open on Friday at 6pm (till 10pm) and Saturday from noon till 5pm at the MCVS Centre in Melita Street Valletta (click for directions)....

Nature secret weapon in fight for better health
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Nature secret weapon in fight for better health

Research has found that failing to provide access to nature to deprived communities could entrench health inequality. A review of available evidence points to a strong link between lack of access to nature areas and poor health outcomes and inequality. It associates nature deprivation with higher obesity levels, mental health problems, and mortality rates. The...

‘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...