Beth Fiteni

Eco-destination Malta: 3 places to help you live a green lifestyle, Maltese-Style

During my recent visit to Malta I got to visit three places that are helping the Maltese to live a greener lifestyle.     1) Permaculture Research Foundation Malta, run by Peppi Gauci, maintains the Bahrija Oasis. After passing via a small path through a stand of bamboo, one enters a beautiful area transformed from …

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Malta’s Environment Through the Eyes of The Genista Research Foundation

The Genista Foundation, run by Mark Causon, PhD and a team of dedicated volunteers is a Maltese nonprofit organization that maintains an area of land which I got to visit during my recent trip to Malta. It is a peaceful oasis of native flora, near Fort Rinella, Kalkara, on the southeast side of Malta’s main …

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A Gem in the Catskills

by Beth Fiteni Though in existence for over 40 years, I only recently discovered a gem in Woodburne, NY called Sivananda Yoga Ranch. It is a sweet little nonprofit retreat center where guests and volunteer staff follow a daily routine to keep body, mind, and soul healthy. The day includes yoga and Kirtan (sung prayers) twice …

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