Malta

Air Pollution – The Air We Breathe in Malta

Air pollution is a problem in Malta. Strange as it may seem, the majority of people have forgotten or do not understand what keeps them alive. It must be a sort of amnesia or a type of stupor. Politicians in particular, please listen up. We live because we breathe clean air, drink fresh water, eat healthy food, and have shelter from the harsher elements of nature.

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Desertification of Malta – We Can Still Turn It Around

It struck me suddenly as I was walking in the scorching sun along a dusty, plastic littered pavement. The only non-human life around was a row of orphaned bushes in a centre strip. Nowhere to hide from the scorching heat. Malta’s environment is in the process of desertification, becoming like …

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Malta – Pollution and Dead Zones, But Who Gives a Damn

By far the most fundamental division within humanity is between people who give a damn and people who do not. In Malta, for example, the few give a damn and the many do not. We are following the pied piper’s tune of unrestrained economic growth, wild consumerism, high-rise buildings, anything goes …

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Economic Balance for a better Malta

Economic growth is at times necessary and at other times economic de-growth is necessary. The purpose of both growth and de-growth is balance. Balance is meaningful to us because it is that which maximises our wellbeing in that it brings us the most happiness and avoids the most suffering.

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Natural World and Malta’s Dysfunctional Relationship

In Malta our relationship with the natural world is, to use kind words, disconnected from reality. We choose to exploit our corner of the natural world rather than listen to what nature’s life support system is telling us.

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Voting at 16 – ‘Hekk Jonqos!’

On the 1 March 2018 a law is to be passed through parliament in Malta giving 16 year olds the right to vote at national elections. This is expected to …

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Family Values, Nationhood and Unity

The first signs of Maltese nationhood appeared in the early 19th century. Before then we were the island fortress of the Knights of St. John. The flag …

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