How did it happen that everything previously labelled as misery and poverty became symbolic of good intent and care for environment in just a couple of decades? Progress: it seems that we have been there without knowing.
The stakes are too high to simply carry on with the ‘growth at all costs’ mantra. It is time to implement alternatives. Let us see what post-growth could look like.
There is nature within urban areas, it is only somewhat hidden. Elena Portelli from Akustika Project, whose bat conservation initiative involves citizen science, illuminates on how the project is beneficial for protecting the urban environment and heritage.
The Bluefin tuna policy has deeper ramifications than ‘slime’ in our swimming zones. The consequences of the policy have an impact on the ecosystems, the socio-economic profile of the fishing communities, the diving industry and the Maltese social fabric at large.
The essential step to resolving Malta’s waste crisis is to stop the futile and opportunistic finger-pointing, understand the underlying causes and consider the sensible solutions.
‘Landings’ is an artistic response to the outpouring number of petrol station applications, other deals with property, shoddy business and the issues of land use.
We’re losing spaces where we can be social human beings. And this is where literature has a space. Authors can identify such cracks and vocalise them.