Deep down we’re all vegetarian
Dec27

Deep down we’re all vegetarian

If you happened to be in Zurich last year you might have seen this advertising campaign. It was done for Haus Hiltl, which according to the Guinness World Records is the oldest vegetarian restaurant in the world. It is called “Deep down we’re all vegetarians”. For those who don’t know the brand, Haus Hilth is a Swiss vegetarian venue that was founded by Ambrosius Hiltl in 1898. It is still run by the family,...

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What if animals ruled the world and not us!
Dec24

What if animals ruled the world and not us!

Have you ever imagined how the world would be if animals ruled it and not us? If things were the other way round and rather than us pushing animals around they did it to us. If rather than living in a world on the eve of the Holocene extinction otherwise referred to as the sixth mass extinction, caused by man, we lived in a world dominated by animals. Have a look at these illustrations by Vin Paneccasio. Maybe these fictional and...

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Happiness – is it an endless rat race?
Dec06

Happiness – is it an endless rat race?

I guess we are all in constant pursuit of happiness. We try to get happiness in whatever form we can. Interestingly this short video by Steve Cutts puts this into perspective and ties in the rat race that is controlling us. It is a brutal picture of the consumerist driven society we live in, where we have alienated ourselves from contact with nature and always strive for something new, thinking that something new will provide...

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The EU renews the use of the herbicide glyphosate – FOE Malta
Nov29

The EU renews the use of the herbicide glyphosate – FOE Malta

Friends of the Earth Malta issued a press release regarding the controversial 5-year licence renewal for the controversial weed killer. Friends of the Earth Malta stated that the European Commission and EU Member States have failed to halt the use of the herbicide glyphosate by supporting a new five-year licence for the controversial weed-killer, missing the opportunity to ban it completely and make European food and farming safer and...

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Chicko – another tragic case of animal cruelty
Nov16

Chicko – another tragic case of animal cruelty

The vegetarian, vegan and animal lover community in Malta is shocked at the barbaric action that led to the death of against Chicko. Chicko was a young husky, who only mistake in life was to enjoy running in field. yet another case of animal cruelty. It seems that Chicko was running in the fields near Maghtab, in the zone better known as Ta’ Zwejt.  The dog was shot by a hunter. In fact the x-ray showed that the Chicko was full...

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Vegan Cooking Classes by FOE Malta
Nov15

Vegan Cooking Classes by FOE Malta

FoE Malta is collaborating with Judy Wilmot who will be leading the cooking class. She is experienced in vegan cooking and would like to share her ideas so that more people might consider this change in lifestyle, for the benefit of their personal health, the environment and animal rights. The purpose of this demonstration is to help people make the transition to a healthier diet with the minimum of fuss and effort. It can be done...

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Meat Free Monday
Nov11

Meat Free Monday

Listen to this inspiring interview with Paul McCartney!    

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Influenza is coming – vegetarian power-up
Nov10

Influenza is coming – vegetarian power-up

Winter is coming! Forget Game of Thrones… Influenza time is coming! And if all the effects from down under are to be considered as a benchmark for this winter, then we should be expecting a tough one this year. So lets start building our vegetarian immunity! The signals coming from the other side of the globe are that this years influenza will be a tough one. Malta will not be spared! So how do we vegetarians and vegans power-up...

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Bee Sustainable Activist Camp
Nov09

Bee Sustainable Activist Camp

Friends of the Earth Malta is organising this event between 1st December and 3rd December. Bee Sustainable is a 2-day live-in workshop that will provide participants with the fundamental tools for creating pollinator-friendly gardens in Malta. In this 2-day activist camp we will go through the basics of the importance of environmental sustainability, looking at systems holistically through a permaculture mind-set, pollinator species...

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Best vegan and vegetarian pet to have
Nov08

Best vegan and vegetarian pet to have

Some might argue on ethical perspectives whether a vegetarian or a vegan should actually have a pet! Most of us tend to agree that it is fine to have a pet as long as you love and treat the pet well.  Having said this, the question many ask is, can I have a vegetarian pet? After all, those of us who choose this lifestyle would like to have a house free of meat.  Even if the meat is for your pet. On the other hand many dog and cat...

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