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Please do not step on the slopes - Ghajn Tuffieha

Climbing these slopes is very dangerous and critically increases the erosion process.


Please help us to protect the area by using the indicated path


About erosion: The archipelago of Malta is made of calcareous and clay rock formations and it is characterized by high coastal erosion. The clay has a softer consistency than the limestone. The power of the sea and the climatic conditions (mainly temperature, wind, humidity and exposure to the sun) act differentially on these rocks; in fact clays are being eroded faster than the limestone.
Sliding down along or climbing this clay slope induces the removal of clay sediments which fall downwards by gravity. These sediments are then removed by the sea.
Thank you for your collaboration.

Cine Cafe at Gaia

GAIA'S CINECAFE' - FRIDAY, 25th July @ 7.00 PM.
JOIN the fun AND BRING YOUR FRIENDS -
FREE ENTRANCE.

Join us for a delicious and tasty plate of Vegetarian pasta (gluten free also available), and a glass of wine whilst enjoying the lovely sunset overlooking Golden Bay.

Gaia is continuing its Cinecafe' and this week we will be watching the 2012 film "Chasing ICE" directed by Jeff Orlowski.

But if you prefer, feel free to just chill out at any time by the bar.

Wine, drinks, snacks and Gaia's prize winning Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Maltese bread will be available at the bar.

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CHASING ICE (2012)
Directed by: Jeff Orlowski
Plot: National Geographic Magazinenal Geographic' photographer James Balog was once a skeptic about climate change. But through his Extreme Ice Survey, he discovers undeniable evidence of our changing planet. In 'Chasing Ice,' we follow Balog across the Arctic as he deploys revolutionary time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. Balog's hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate. Traveling with a young team of adventurers by helicopter, canoe and dog sled across three continents, Balog risks his career and his well-being in pursuit of the biggest story in human history. As the debate polarizes America and the intensity of natural disasters ramp up around the world, 'Chasing Ice' depicts a heroic photojournalist on a mission to gather evidence and deliver hope to our carbon-powered planet

OFFICIAL TRAILER!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIZTMVNBjc4

IMDB PAGE: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1579361/

WIKIPEDIA PAGE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chasing_Ice

MEP's fail to endorse geo engineering petition

MEP'S FAIL TO ENDORSE GEO ENGINEERING PETITION THAT WAS ACCEPTED BY THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT IN APRIL.

Most regrettably despite the public call by The Gaia Foundation to all MEP's to endorse the petition to the European Parliament (EP) to investigate and regulate geo engineering, which has been ignored at international and European governance level, a petition that was itself accepted by the EP, MEP's in Malta have failed to endorse it, and have totally ignored what is seen as a matter of growing importance at European level. Gaia's call was covered over a month ago in the local media. Here is the link to the coverage in the Times of Malta of the 17th April.

http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20140417/ep-elections/gaia-calls-on-mep-candidates-to-endorse-geo-engineering-petition.515389

Good olive oil can seriously reduce bad cholesterol

WARNING! GOOD OLIVE OIL CAN SERIOUSLY REDUCE BAD CHOLESTEROL (LDL's) :)

That's right, like other unsaturated fats, olive oil reduces the LDL's which carry cholesterol to the tissues and blocks arteries. But unfortunately many of them also remove HDL's which are called the good cholesterol because they carry cholesterol to the liver for eventual removal. Not so olive oil, which reduces only the so called bad cholesterol without depleting HDL which helps to combat heart disease. 

Nutritionists recommend around 25g to 30g of good quality olive oil per day. And remember, the oil produced in industrial quantities lacks most of the best qualities of olive oil. A good bottle of wine lasts one meal, while a good bottle of oil lasts much longer.

The Project Gaia (Malta) - 2014                     Photographer: Ana Sofia Gradim Pereira & Gaia Team