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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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Turn Off the Lights!

submitted by Verdala International School : Alexander Westrin, Michael Samaha  for 15-18
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): Bye Bye Plastic Bags (global team from Bali) newsletter, other, school media
filed under campaigning-video video-clips
awarded: Finalist

This video was created before Earth hour in March, and the main message is to spread awareness of the importance to turn off your lights when there is natural sunlight available, because lightbulbs use up a lot of power which ultimately causes pollution created by the power plants.



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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 Truth about Pollution

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: YREstayshome

  Pollution is no doubt a global issue which must me solved once and for all. Everyday our world is changing and we cannot let our beautiful blue skies turn into unpleasant orange smog which currently exists in some places in our world. This video discusses the actions we all can do to cut down the amount of pollution and ways we can be more sustainable and think more about the environment. There are also images showing how our entire world will look like if nothing is done.        



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The turtle’s dinner

submitted by St.Thomas More College Secondary School Santa Lucia : Marija Blanche Bugeja  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, YRE facebook page
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

People’s litter becomes turtles’ dinner



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The truth about tourism in Malta

submitted by St Benedict College : Miles Spooner  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): fb, Instagram, noticeboard at parent's workplace, other
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

An investigation into tourism in Marsaxlokk.



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Solar Bulb

submitted by G.F Abela Junior College University of Malta : Marie Therese Pavia  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school media, tv, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Finalist

An ordinary bulb lit by the setting sun and power lines in the background recall the urgent need to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and invest more in solar energy sources. A sustainable future depends highly on renewable energy sources.



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S.O.S – Save Our Seas

submitted by G.F Abela Junior College University of Malta : Marie Therese Pavia  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school media, tv, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Commended

A lifeguard’s ring on a beach reminds of measures taken to protect human lives. But are we using the same yard stick to safeguard our seas?



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Distorted Perspective. Can we keep on turning our back on the marine plastic pandemic?

submitted by G.F Abela Junior College University of Malta : Marie Therese Pavia  for 15-18
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school media, tv, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

Whilst admiring the beauty of mother nature, we cannot keep on ignoring the plastic polluting it. Plastic washed ashore on our beaches is just the tip of the iceberg… much more lies in the seas and cannot be seen. But its poisoning effect on the seas and on each one of us can still be perceived.



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Jellyfish Invasion – Freak … of nature, or human impact?

submitted by G.F Abela Junior College University of Malta : Marie Therese Pavia  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school media, tv, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

Jellyfish blooms are a natural part of the lifecycle of these invertebrates. However, one can question whether, or to what extent, the timing and size of these blooms is being affected by human impact through pollution, climate change, and disruption of marine ecosystems.



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