BeeAware Course – Autumn 2018
October 17, 2018November 15, 2018
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BeeAware Course – Autumn 2018

Fully Booked! (Fill in the form below to register on the waiting list)  BeeAware is a course that has been provided by Friends of the Earth Malta past 2 years. It intends to give people the opportunity to get involved in beekeeping, and to train qualified volunteers to possibly volunteer with Friends of the Earth...

EU-wide ban on bee-harming pesticides passed
April 27, 2018April 27, 2018
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EU-wide ban on bee-harming pesticides passed

Tremendous victory for our bees and the wider environment. EU governments today passed a total ban on bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides on outdoor crops. [1] This comprehensive neonicotinoid ban, covering all outdoor crops, is a tremendous victory for our bees and the wider environment. The European Commission must now focus on developing a strong pollinator initiative...

FoE Malta recommends holistic policy for trees
March 5, 2018April 10, 2018
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FoE Malta recommends holistic policy for trees

Submission of Friends of the Earth Malta in response to Public Consultation – Trees and Woodlands Protection Regulations & Guidelines on Works involving Trees    FoE Malta has recently submitted its recommendations as part of the public consultation exercise for the Trees and Woodlands Protection Regulations put forward by the Environment and Resources Authority (ERA)....

The buzz about bees
March 2, 2018March 5, 2018
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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...

BeeAware Course
January 31, 2018January 31, 2018
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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 initative. 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 is...

BeeAware Course
January 17, 2018March 9, 2018
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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...

Catering for our Bees
September 6, 2017September 6, 2017
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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...