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On the look out: A better explanation of Maltese sand dunes

submitted by Birkirkara St Aloysius College Secondary : Matthias Zammit Spiteri  for 11-14
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): school magazine
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist

Around Malta one can still find few sandy beaches. Little does one know, that such beaches create a particular habitat to specific species. Throughout the years, Maltese beaches have decreased in the amount of their original sand, thus the latter being replaced by imported sand from foreign countries. There are many factors affecting these Maltese sand dunes but one can try to think about one’s actions in order to ameliorate the situation and preserve such Maltese habitats where as species.

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Creating awareness when disposing of cigarette butts on Maltese beaches

submitted by Birkirkara St Aloysius College Secondary : Karl Camilleri  for 11-14
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): school magazine
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist

Year after year smoking effects not only the people but also the environment. The repercussions of such a bad habit are health risks amongst people and littering in the environment. Unfortunately, Malta is also being considered as the second country in the European Union with high smoking rates. Although many organisations are trying their best to instil a better way in disposing of cigarette butts, their are still a huge amount of cigarettes butts that are collected through out the year, especially on the beaches. However, one always poses the question: How can one dispose of such cigarette butts without harming the environment? This article will create a better understanding of the various ways one can adopt when disposing of such litter as well as try to convince people to quit smoking for good!

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Obstructed view

submitted by Immaculate Conception School Tarxien : M'Therese, Pavia  for 15-18
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Campaigning photo Photos
awarded: Commended

Your own irresponsible littering bars you from enjoying the full view.



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At the verge

submitted by Immaculate Conception School Tarxien : M'Therese, Pavia  for 15-18
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Campaigning photo Photos
awarded: Commended

Plastic litter is driving us to the edge….We are on the brink of a disaster.



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More than just a reflection

submitted by Immaculate Conception School Tarxien : M'Therese, Pavia  for 15-18
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Campaigning photo Photos
awarded: 2nd place Litter less Campaign

Marine plastic litter is not virtual. It’s a reality you and I have to face!



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