Plastic Pandemic is now a Global Crisis

We are forced to deal with plastic pandemic with urgency as it has now reached global proportions. It is estimated that there was the equivalent of 200 million garbage-truck-loads of plastic in the oceans and landfills at end 2015 and that this will become the equivalent of 500 million garbage-truck-loads by 2050.

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The Urgency of Nuclear Disarmament

The global nuclear arsenal that exists today is capable of destroying all life on earth many times over – seriously, more than one time! Who exactly is …

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Plastic Waste: Last Nail in the Coffin of Marine Life

A new global study published in July broke new ground by presenting the first global analysis of all mass-produced plastic ever manufactured. It is estimated that 8,300 million metric tons (Mt) of virgin plastics have been produced to date worldwide and the vast majority has ended up in our environment.

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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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Maltese Islands are Fast Becoming an Urban Jungle

The topic of this article which is the state of Nature in Malta and why Government policy should include provisions for the protection and restoration of the natural environment. We do not really have any pristine natural land left anywhere in the Maltese islands and no ecosystem that we can speak of. The destruction of the environment in our country is all but complete.

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Eagles Killed in Malta – The Ongoing Slaughter

A flock of 60 eagles in flight must be a majestic sight; a magnificent bird at the peak of its evolutionary cycle; a species millions of years in the making. Such a spectacle was about to grace our shores. It was not to be as these birds were shot at, maimed and decimated by ignorance.

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