What is the environment, really?

Common understandings of the environment think of it as something ‘out there’ that is separate from us. A different understanding of the environment, however, may be key to solving our current socio-ecological crises.

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Yemen: The Worst Humanitarian Crisis

Despite what social media and news hubs may imply; the worst humanitarian crisis in the world isn’t the situation in Ukraine. Amongst countries now found on the low human development index[1], the title for “worst humanitarian crisis”[2] belongs to the periled country of Yemen. The Middle Eastern nation-state is going through the worst famine that […]

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Ukraine: Where do things stand now?

The past few weeks have seen heavy fighting across the country, sieges, evidence of war crimes, gains and losses of ground for both sides. The latest evidence suggests the conflict is set to intensify, meanwhile the EU attempts to cut off Russian energy and Finland and Sweden are now considering NATO membership. The Ukrainians held […]

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Malta: The Concrete Garden

At this point in time, everybody and their mother knows that Malta is being increasingly entombed into a coffin of concrete by developers via their shady deals with the planning authority (including in some cases with the Prime Minister himself) and blatant disregard for the judicial protests of NGOs. Cranes have long since replaced the […]

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Low Turnout: Apathy or Protest?

The post-independence political scene in Malta has always shown that an extremely high percentage of the population is interested in their leadership and is willing to go out and vote. This is evident by the continued high voter turnout that the country has experienced, with only the first independent election in 1966 having a voter […]

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