Another referendum on Spring hunting will not resolve Malta’s top conservation conflict.
How can communities resist aggressive development? Wirt iż-Żejtun shares a recipe for success.
It is through re-establishing compassionate connections between people and abolishing the social hierarchy that nature can once again be valued.
A coalition for protecting the remaining open spaces should include all those groups that have an interest in maintaining it: eNGOs, local councils, fireworks enthusiasts, hunters, trappers, and ERA.
Solidarity and community organising enabled festa enthusiasts to curb development of open spaces for a number of times. But how long will community spirit safeguard the remaining open space, if the popularity of festa declines?