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EARTH TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

submitted by Independent : Cassar, Matthew  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): website
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist, YREstayshome

An analysis focusing on the short and long term impacts the corona virus has had on both global and national air emissions.



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A big hole in the ground

submitted by secondary school St Benedict College : Jeremie Zammit Young  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, social media and public notice board
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist, YREstayshome

The effect of quarries on the local community and the natural environment.



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Poem about Pollution

submitted by Cospicua. Senior Secondary School St. Margaret College Verdala : Chanise Mifsud  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: YREstayshome

This poem was written during the partial lock down due to the Corona virus. It mentions how pollution effects everyone. The aim of this poem is to create awareness among all readers about how can we help to control pollution and what should we do to improve our environment?



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Understanding Air Pollution

submitted by Cospicua. Senior Secondary School St. Margaret College Verdala : Aceline Grixti, Annastasia Darmanin, Martina Magro  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: YREstayshome

This article goes through the causes and effects of air pollution. It mentions reasonable and effective solutions. It also reflects on the COVID-19 pandemia – how air pollution improved during this time.



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Food Waste in the Household

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

This article discusses food waste in the household, with special attention to how this issue was present during the Covid-19 pandemic. It also offers solutions as to what can be done for the situation to improve.



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Is Mother Nature Healing from this Pandemic?

submitted by Cospicua. Senior Secondary School St. Margaret College Verdala : Emily Cilia  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Facebook, other, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: YREstayshome



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EVeryday

submitted by Our Lady Immaculate : Jerushia Sladden  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: YREstayshome

Every day, I rewatch the process of how from a single plastic, I became a blue swimsuit made out of polyester. The preoccupation in my mind of the shredded plastic bottles, the endless yelling that I heard from my fellow friends and the pain that I felt while I was wrapped up in cellophane. Where am I going? in what country? what universe I’m going into? I can still hear the squeaking seperations between the clear and coloured plastic bottles. Them yelling in pain, as if it was the last time they were going to see each other. How about the agony that I felt while I was being bathed in that burning water and the torture of the label getting detached of my body. The dizziness that I had after being rotated in drums for about, what it felt 10 hours. When I opened my eyes, I found myself,



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Reduce Reuse Recycle

submitted by San Gwann Primary : Kayzen Zammit  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Articles
awarded: YREstayshome

There is a lot we can do with recyclable materials. We would be reducing waste and having fun.



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Recycling at Home

submitted by San Gwann Primary : Martina Dimech  for 11-14
campaign: YREstayshome
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Articles
awarded: YREstayshome

We’re at home but we still can help the environment by creating less waste. We can reuse all recyclable material and create something new with it, like fabric we can make masks out of it.



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How Covid-19 has affected us … and the environment

submitted by San Gwann Primary : Martina Saliba  for 7-10
campaign: YREstayshome
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Articles
awarded: YREstayshome

Whilst we were locked inside our houses, the Earth was regenerating. Less use of cars, meant less traffic, decreasing significantly the pollution in many cities.



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