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Pesticides…Danger in a bottle but safe in my food?

submitted by Maria Regina College Dun Manwel Attard Young Adult Education Resource Centre : Harrison Bugeja  for Age Group: 19+
dissemination(s): other, Our Resource Centre Facebook Page, website
filed under Photos
awarded: Best Entry, WER Award

Nowadays most farmers use more pesticides on crops to destroy insects, weeds, fungi, bacteria, and other things that feed on crops and spread diseases among others. Farmers are determined to gain profit as much as possible. Therefore they make sure that they get the crop yield they desire without considering the consequence of disregarding the harm they are causing to the environment and to consumers indirectly.



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Shattered Dream

submitted by St Edward's College : Maxime Dergatcheff  for Age Group: 15-18
dissemination(s): During the Open Day, other, school-magazine, website
filed under Photos

Glass, a material produced from sand is not as eco-friendly as we think. The making of this material is causing the emission of CO2 which contributes to the greenhouse effect. Moreover, the decomposition of this material acidifies the soil and formation of SMOG. Malta has a lot of abandoned houses and broken glass laying on the ground which not just affects the environment but the health of curious random people passing through these premises.



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The Hall of Shame

submitted by St Edward's College : Maxime Dergatcheff  for Age Group: 15-18
dissemination(s): During the Open Day, other, school-magazine, website
filed under Photos

The word “abandon” does not seem to impact the public so much because people do not categories’ abandoned building with pollution. But what kind of pollution is it ? Researchers have found that abandoned buildings mostly are toxic in which particles drifts trough air affecting breathing. It contaminates the precious soil as well as our marine life. Malta has a lot of these houses which pollutes the little surface area Malta has to harvest. By paying attention to the image, abandoned houses give off to the public, people will at the same time pay attention to their environment and learn how take care of the little space we have.



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Save every drop

submitted by St. Augustine College : Matthias Farrugia, Neil Bezzina  for Age Group: 11-14
dissemination(s): school-media
filed under Video Clips

A video made by two students from St Augustine College for the Young Reports for the Environment Competition in collaboration with the HSBC Catch the Drop Campaign.



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Bins on diplay

submitted by Saint Monica Birkirkara : Mireya Hili  for Age Group: 11-14
dissemination(s): website
filed under Photos

This picture was taken in Brighella street, Birkirkara. Dog waste bins without bottoms are quite useless and harmful to the environment because there would be nowhere to dispose of dog waste and so it ends up on the ground. To solve this problem we should inform the local council because it is its duty to provide bins for the benefit of dog owners and the health of citizens.



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