Declaration of Animal Rights – Please Sign it

The Declaration of Animal Rights – a project of international animal rights and planet conservation group Our Planet. Theirs Too – was drafted in May 2011 and publicly read and signed on June 3rd of the same year, on the 1st National Animal Rights Day in the US, in the city of New York. The Declaration was …

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Bird Species in Crisis – Empty Skies

The recently published report called the ‘State of the World’s Birds 2018’ prepared by Birdlife International sends a stark warning to us all. 40% of the world’s 10,500 bird species are in decline and 12.5% are in danger of global extinction. Birds are found in all places on Earth and many of them travel across the …

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Cosmetics – A Story of Beauty and Toxic Chemicals

The Story of Cosmetics, released on 21st July 2010, examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. The seven-minute film reveals the implications for consumer and worker health and the environment, and outlines ways we can …

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Birds in Danger – Empty Skies – Kill the Birds

Over 52% of the world’s 10,500 bird species are in decline or in real danger of global extinction. This is one of the alarming findings in the recently published landmark report called the ‘State of the World’s Birds 2018 – Taking the Pulse of the Planet’ prepared by Birdlife International. This report has been …

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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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Shipping Responsible for Massive Air Pollution

It seems that in shipping and political circles human life has a price. The estimated sixty thousand people dying worldwide from this pollution appears to be acceptable as long as we continue along the path of indiscriminate economic growth at all costs.

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Cruise Liners are Heavy Air Polluters

Passengers on cruise liners could be exposing themselves to dangerous levels of pollution, according to an investigation by UK’s Channel 4’s Dispatches team that found some public areas on the ships’ decks were more polluted than the world’s worst-affected cities.

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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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Sea Shepherd – Meet Nature’s Delta Force

Sea Shepherd, Nature’s Delta Force. “Mission – To defend, conserve and protect our oceans.” Sea Shepherd is an international, non-profit marine conservation organization that engages in direct action campaigns to defend wildlife, and conserve and protect the world’s oceans.

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Story of Stuff Project – We Have Too Much Stuff

We have a problem with Stuff: we have too much of it, too much of it is toxic and we don’t share it very well. But that’s not the way things have to be. That’s the challenge our founder Annie Leonard unpacked in her groundbreaking 2007 online documentary,

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