Participation

Annihilation of Plastic

submitted by Guardian Angel Resource Centre : Meghan Wheeler  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Participation

Towards a more sustainable life



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Litter store in nature

submitted by secondary school St Benedict College : Aiden Saliba  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): other, Social Media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Participation

As you can see, we are not taking care of the earth and it is our responsibility. Therefore, if we want to have a clean earth and not a dirty one, we have to stop littering and take care of the earth.



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Dear Earth

submitted by Verdala International School : Alexander Westrin, Michael Samaha  for 15-18
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under reporting-video video-clips
awarded: Participation

This video was uploaded on Earth Day as an appreciation for our beautiful world and our amazing planet. Thank you mother nature for providing us the best gift of all to live in such an amazing planet, and we promise we will continue to do our best to protect you as much as possible from pollution, plastic waste and so many other issues present today.



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The Mediterranean Sea and our Environment

submitted by Immaculate Conception School St. Jeanne Antide College Tarxien : Eliza Gravino, Faith Formosa  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school magazine, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Participation

This article aims to highlight the extent of plastic and other forms of pollution in the Mediterranean Sea, especially in Maltese waters and their effect of on marine life. It also offers simple suggestions that can be done by anyone to make our seas cleaner.



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The Ozone Layer

submitted by Immaculate Conception School St. Jeanne Antide College Tarxien : Kayleigh Marsh  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school magazine, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Participation

The Ozone Layer This article aims to describe what causes the ozone layer hole to increase and the impact that this has on the natural environment. One of the causes is emissions coming from cars which are very significant on the Maltese islands. The article offers suggestions of changes in human beings’ life-style that would all contribute to a smaller ozone layer hole.



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Tiny plant

submitted by St.Thomas More College Secondary School Santa Lucia : Kaylee Huddleston  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): facebook pages of the school, other, school media, YRE Malta
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Participation

Tiny Plant: Nature doesn’t social distance itself; it flourishes !



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The effect of tourism on Marsaxlokk

submitted by secondary school St Benedict College : Jake Stivala  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, several shops in the locality
filed under Articles
awarded: Participation

An investigation into Marsaxlokk tourism.



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Ġebla jew jablo ?

submitted by St.Thomas More College Secondary School Santa Lucia : Eko Skola Members  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): facebook pages of the school, other, school media, YRE Malta
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Participation

Il-Ġebla jew il-jablo…… Which is which? They look identical but the environmental effects of one of them is much more harmful , since it is not biodegradable!



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An interview with a member of the Bicycle Advocacy Group (BAG)

submitted by Sliema St Joseph Senior School : Edrienne Galea  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Participation

An interview was conducted with Mr Steve Zammit Lupi, a member of the Bicycle Advocacy Group, in order to get more information about bicycles and their presence in our country, as well as the benefits of switching to bicycles as a mode of transport.



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Less Packaging, Less Waste

submitted by Sliema St Joseph Senior School : Alexandra Vassallo, Christine Casha  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Participation

Alexandra Vassallo and Christine Casha, Senior 2 students, have finalized their poster as their entry for the YRE project. They noticed that there was waste of food and excessive use of single-use plastic as part of the Ninu l-Bninu Scheme for the distribution of fruit and vegetables in schools. They designed a poster to show what is happening at the moment and what they suggest could be the solution, while keeping in mind that healthy eating needs to be promoted in schools. They divided their poster into 9 sections and drew scenes from the school. Their suggestion is that the scheme would alternatively offer whole fruit instead of fruit which is chopped up and put in single-use plastic containers. They support their claim by saying that since fruit is not peeled it will last longer and there will be less waste of food and less plastic packaging which is ending



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