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Environmental NGO condemn attacks on Birdlife Malta Volunteers
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Environmental NGO condemn attacks on Birdlife Malta Volunteers

Friends of the Earth Malta together with Din L-Art Helwa, Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Gaia Foundation, Light Pollution Awareness Group, Ramblers Association and Nature Trust (Malta), strongly condemn the vandal attacks on the cars of 3 Birdlife Volunteers at Buskett. These incidents only show how certain people have no respect towards others and enjoy performing...

NGOs Condemn Dwejra vandalism
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NGOs Condemn Dwejra vandalism

Friends of the Earth Malta together with Birdlife Malta, Din L-Art Helwa, Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Gaia Foundation, Light Pollution Awareness Group, Nature Trust (Malta) and Ramblers Association strongly condemn the vandal attacks recently held at Dwejra Heritage Park in Gozo where graffiti was sprayed on information boards and on rocks in the area. Dwejra...

DPA Amendments Welcomed
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DPA Amendments Welcomed

Friends of the Earth (Malta) together with the environment NGOs  Din l-Art Helwa, Flimkien għal-Ambjent Aħjar, Gaia, Light Pollution Awareness Group, Nature Trust Malta and Ramblers Association of Malta welcome the decision taken by government to amend the DPA regulations and give a stronger voice to civil society in such issues.  This falls in line...

Redefinition of Incineration Undermines Sustainable Resource Use
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Redefinition of Incineration Undermines Sustainable Resource Use

With reference to Mr. Paul L. Cardona’s reaction (The Times, July 7) to our position on the re-definition of incineration, FoE (Malta), together with several other FoE groups across Europe, oppose incineration for one simple reason– incineration does nothing to create a shift towards more sustainable and equitable use of the world’s resources. In fact,...

ENVIRONMENT MINISTERS MUST REJECT EU PLAN TO PROMOTE INCINERATION
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ENVIRONMENT MINISTERS MUST REJECT EU PLAN TO PROMOTE INCINERATION

Friends of the Earth (Malta) today called on EU Environment Ministers to reject a plan to redefine waste incineration from ‘disposal’ to ‘recovery’, arguing that the redefinition would promote environmentally-damaging incineration and is, in any case, unnecessary. Under current EU law, most incinerators are defined as disposal installations, and installations can only be defined as...

Land Reclamation is a Clear Failure of Construction Waste Strategy
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Land Reclamation is a Clear Failure of Construction Waste Strategy

Friends of the Earth (Malta) has noted with concern recent declarations by the Government and the opposition regarding land reclamation. FoE (Malta) strongly recommends that stone be seen as a valuable natural resource of the Maltese Islands. It should therefore be used in a sensible and sustainable manner first prior to resorting to dumping it...