Best Entry

A Changing Skyline

submitted by St.Dorothy's Senior School : Kyra Abela  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Best Entry

“Due to our limited land mass, more high-rise buildings will be constructed in the future.” – Parliamentary Secretary for Planning and the Property Market. The Real Estate in Malta is booming, and our views have changed into a surreal landscape. Everywhere you look you see apartments, planning authority sites, road construction, and the list goes on. What is happening to the limited amount of green areas we have in Malta? Is the construction more important than the greenery which gives off oxygen essential for us to live? Is it really that important? Meanwhile us students are trying to save what is left using one break at a time, planting one crop at a time….



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Save for the Future

submitted by Maria Regina College Dun Manwel Attard Young Adult Education Resource Centre : Liam Farrugia  for 19+
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Facebook, noticeboard, other, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Best Entry

Only by carefully measuring our choices and being responsible when it comes to our impact on the world’s natural resources can we ensure that generations to come can still live in a healthy and rich environment.



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Perfection… it’s me you’re looking for!

submitted by Maria Regina College Dun Manwel Attard Young Adult Education Resource Centre : Nicole Marie Muscat  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Facebook, noticeboard, other, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Best Entry

Not all that glitters is gold! The shiny apple is coated in wax which is unnecessary and potentially toxic, even if it makes the apple appear more attractive. People tend to favour shiny ones – its appearance mimics freshness and flavour…but that is not necessarily the case! Eating natural produce that is not refined or processed is always a healthier option and poses less threats on our health and less demands on our planet. Even if they look less attractive, going for a natural option, the way mother nature intended, is often a better choice.



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Green Hedgehog

submitted by Maria Regina College Mosta : Hayley Cilia  for 15-18
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Photos Reporting photo
awarded: Best Entry, WasteServ Award

Reusing plastic objects giving them a second life is done regularly at Maria Regina College Mosta, where students research ways how to reuse waste and actually work together to make this happen. A cute soft hedgehog welcomes students into the garden where there are other various recycled objects that students can see and use. This is a simple example of how with some creativity lots of waste can be given a new life and eventually help in reducing the huge waste problem we have in Malta. Teaching is not just done through lessons, but mainly through presenting real live scenarios and solutions.



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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 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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So near and yet so far

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : Millie Rose Baker  for 15-18
dissemination(s): EkoSkola blog, Ekoskola noticeboard, other, school magazine, school media
filed under Photos
awarded: Best Entry, NT-FEE Award

Technology hasn’t made communication any better but instead has created barriers between people. People tend to sit around talking to their screens and have many friends on Facebook but have no real friends at all. Instead of speaking with those who love them and care for them they rather prefer to write a post expressing how they feel. Few realize the true meaning of happiness in the company of friends and instead make group chats thinking they are similar. A look around quickly confirms this. People sitting together eyes down, no one talking, they are missing out on laughter and experiences… So put down your phones, open your eyes, look around and don’t miss out on life anymore!



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