Finalist

Who will pick it up?

submitted by ALP Paola : Hanibal Mamo  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Finalist

Remember when you throw your cigarette butts on the ground, that nobody will come to pick them up. They will end up in the sea.



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PVR

submitted by Gzira St. Monica School : Michaela Tickle  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Exhibition + Special Assembly, newspaper, other, school media
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Finalist

PVR stands for plastic vs reusables. The reusable cup has a living plant in it whilst the reusable straw has light on it showing that this is the cup and the straw that need to be used. 16 billion disposable coffee cups are used every year. These are coated with plastic to laminate the inside and they have plastic lids which just adds insult to injury!



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Reversing your parking space

submitted by Sacred Heart Senior school : Amy Attard & Aimee Borg  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, Social Media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist



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Agricultural Land Taken to Feed Cars Instead of People – New Fuel Station Seen Through its Security Fence Just Prior to its Inauguration.

submitted by G.F Abela Junior College : Elise, Muscat  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

This 3,000m2 service station is almost complete and ready for opening. It was constructed on an area designated as agriculturally important in Malta’s North West Local Plan and Outside of a Development Zone. As per the current Service Stations Policy, this Service Station should not have been permitted as it is less than 500 metres from an existing service station. With internal combustion engine vehicles being eliminated in less than 20 years, is the priority correct to build mega-fuel stations on good agricultural land? What happens when the need for fuel stations dwindles in the coming years…will the land be converted back to agricultural use?



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Pavement Fuel pumps in central Mosta. Car mirror reflection represents the backwards viewpoint of fuel stations as seen through the mirror of an all-electric car

submitted by G.F Abela Junior College : Elise, Muscat  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

The main road in Mosta has two fuel stations nestled amongst shops and terraced houses. The Government introduced a policy which encouraged existing stations such as these to relocate. From a safety perspective, this has benefits. However, the policy also permits them to be allocated prime agricultural land for the development of their new station, which goes against the normal planning policy. There are already fuel stations both to the west and south of Mosta, so making these stations redundant. However, the current station licensing policy means that these stations cannot be closed without enabling them to open up elsewhere.



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Can’t make fish sticks out of plastics !

submitted by St.Thomas More College Secondary School Santa Lucija : Marija Blanche Bugeja  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, School Facebook Page, school magazine, school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

There’s plenty of fish in the sea……… or is it plastic?



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Hollow Information

submitted by St. Augustine College : Benjamin Borg  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school magazine
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

Information panels are meant to impart knowledge about particular sites. They are not meant to be vandalised.



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No one is responsible and the ghost gets the blame.

submitted by St. Nicholas College Rabat MIddle School : Eco-schools Committee  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Notice board in our school which was also displayed during the Science Week., other, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

This photo was taken on a sandy beach during a clean up event. This pile of discarded fishing gear can kill a lot of sea creatures since they get tangled in them or swallow them and die. No one is responsible for these nets since they do not have a known owner and are call Ghost nets with cause what is known as Ghost fishing.



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Where have all the trees gone?

submitted by individual : Elisa Demanuele  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Local Council noticeboard, newspaper, other, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

Cranes, concrete, cement, tall buildings and dull dark colours have taken over the lushness of the once vegetated island. Living in these areas is suffocating and boring.



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Every inch of waste will one day kill us.

submitted by Maria Regina College Middle School Naxxar : Yasmine Chetcuti  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

To save the environment we need to be a part of the solution not the pollution.



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