June 20, 2017June 19, 2017
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Over 250 NGOs launch alternative vision for Europe

More than 250 non-government organisations from across Europe including Friends of the Earth Malta, have today released an alternative vision for a more democratic, just and sustainable Europe. Intended to influence the debate on the future direction of Europe, this alternative vision is endorsed by organisations representing a multitude of public interest issues, including labour...

Therapy through Nature project kicks off with gardening workshop & clean-up
May 10, 2017May 26, 2017
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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
May 8, 2017May 25, 2017
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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...

‘Outright abuse’ of ODZ land as application proposes development of old quarry
April 5, 2017April 5, 2017
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‘Outright abuse’ of ODZ land as application proposes development of old quarry

Friends of the Earth Malta together with Nature Trust Malta – NTM, Ramblers Malta, FAA Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Din l-Art Ħelwa, Front Ħarsien ODZ and BirdLife Malta are concerned about an ODZ application (PA 01464/17) in the outskirts of Marsascala which is proposing the conversion of a long-abandoned quarry into a restaurant and other commercial outlets....

Stop sacrificing nature & human rights to make cookies!
December 8, 2016April 5, 2017
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Stop sacrificing nature & human rights to make cookies!

Friends of the Earth Malta has launched a petition under the European wide SUPPLY CHA!NGE project aimed at stopping abuse against nature and indigenous peoples in the supply chains of European businesses. The SUPPLY CHA!NGE project has looked at the international industries supplying Europe with cheap agricultural raw materials from the global south, and found...

Stop squeezing out the orange juice workers
October 14, 2016May 11, 2017
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Stop squeezing out the orange juice workers

Twenty five thousand people from around Europe are asking to “stop the squeeze out and make orange juice fair”, The petition launched by members of the international SUPPLY CHA!NGE campaign carried out a stunt in front of the Hilton Hotel in Antwerp, Belgium. Caged in a massive trolley they attracted the attention of 100s of...

‘Right to Nature – Inspiring Active Citizenship’ report launched
September 1, 2016June 26, 2017
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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
August 20, 2016June 26, 2017
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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...