Press Releases


In a bid to justify the new MEPA laws which increase politicians’ stranglehold on planning and environment, Government publicity is giving incorrect and misleading messages. Contrary to what is being claimed, at no point did the eNGOs Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, Ramblers’ Association, Friends of the Earth or MOAM give......

Press Release issued on: 18/07/2015

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MEPA DEMERGER – Eyewash to Retain Political Stranglehold and Weaken Protection of Environment

The NGOs Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, Friends of the Earth, Ramblers and Youth for Environment are increasingly concerned that uncontrolled development is seriously impacting the quality of life, economy and environment in Malta.   The Malta Environment Protection Authority was set up to regulate development, however through......

Press Release issued on: 07/07/2015

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Press Conference held by NGOs at Dar Manwel Magri, Msida, 15 June 2015

  Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar Statement on ODZ For the past decades, the scientific community has been demonstrating that contact with nature in parks, forests, countryside, and coasts has a beneficial effect on mental/ psychological health, concentration, healing, heart rate, levels of stress, blood pressure, pulmonary......

Press Release issued on: 15/06/2015

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NGOs insist on the viability of using historic sites for AUM

    Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, Friends of the Earth Malta and Ramblers Malta are concerned that while the Prime Minister has announced that it might be possible to split the proposed AUM campus on different sites, the Jordanian investors’ legal representative has denied this. The NGOs have each spoken to the Prime......

Press Release issued on: 22/05/2015

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Deplorable Uprooting of Trees at St. Jame’s Ditch

    Following the uprooting of the trees at St. James Ditch, FAA cannot but condemn the damaging and unprofessional manner in which the uprooting of these trees was managed. While FAA understands that some trees had to be moved in order to allow for the bus terminus turning-circle, the amateurish way in which the trees......

Press Release issued on: 15/05/2015

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ENGOs Propose Alternative Sites for DePaul University

    The eNGOs Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Friends of the Earth Malta, Ramblers Association, Din l-Art Helwa, NatureTrust Malta, Birdlife, Malta Organic Agriculture Movement and Greenhouse welcome the Jordanian investors’ decision to invest $115 million to set up a university in Malta to be backed by DePaul University......

Press Release issued on: 05/05/2015

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The Institutionalisation of Abuse

    Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar expresses its concern about Government’s issuing of a legal notice allowing MEPA to reduce fines imposed for planning abuse. This is a planning regress that seeks to reverse the 2011 introduction of stricter daily fines, as prior to 2011 the maximum fine amounted to Lm50,000. Government......

Press Release issued on: 20/04/2015

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New Platform to empower Maltese NGOs launched

  The TerraFirma Collective, a newly established NGO Platform, as part of the “Empowering Maltese NGOs” project was launched in Valletta today. Please read more here. ...

Press Release issued on: 26/03/2015

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Southern Coast Beach Clean Up

            Last week Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar together with other organisations held its first clean-ups. On , FAA volunteers together with Lets Do it Now and employees from the San Antonia Hotel took advantage of a rare sunny afternoon to clear rubbish from Qawra beach, filling 15 large garbage......

Press Release issued on: 21/03/2015

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Health and Economy First

    Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar (FAA) maintains that development in Malta should not be curtailed, however it must be given the utmost attention to ensure that it does not negatively impact other economic interests. Instead, what we have been seeing is development with no attempt to plan holistically for the benefit......

Press Release issued on: 14/03/2015

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