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Baby playpen ends up on Xaqqa Cliffs

submitted by St Margaret College secondary school Verdala : Maya Nussbaun  for 15-18
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school magazine, school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

On the way to one of the most popular swimming spots in the southern part of Malta, you can stop by the side of the road and make your way towards Xaqqa Cliffs just after passing the quarry. Unfortunately lots of rubbish is ending up in this area and recently a big baby play pan was spotted. A local newspaper reported that few days ago volunteers collected 196kg of waste from Xaqqa Cliffs. Xaqqa has stunning rock formations that leave one amazed at their natural beauty and their unusual shapes. Not to mention the beautiful light blue sea below them. On reporting the waste baby play pan to the Dingli Local Council we were told that this area falls under the protection of the Siggiewi Local Council. We were promised a referral to the responsible team for an immediate clean up of the area.

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Construction waste an eyesore to our natural environment

submitted by St Margaret College secondary school Verdala : Jasmin Farrugia  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

On the way to Ghar Lapsi a large hill of construction waste is surely an eyesore to our natural environment. On contacting the Malta Environment and Resources Authority we were told that the area being referred to was previously a quarry which has recently been permitted to be infilled with inert construction material. The intention is to remove what has been a scar in the landscape for years. However, the infilling operations have breached the conditions of the permit. Recently the operator was required to rectify the situation on the ground and to contain its operations within the original boundary of the quarry. Further action may be taken if the operator does not follow the orders given. It seems that the eyesore is the result of a construction waste crisis in Malta. Many constructors are lamenting not finding enough proper places to deposit their waste.

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Young Reporter’s for the Environment students launch a litter less project campaign in making Paper Roll Angel decorations for Advent and Christmas

submitted by St Margaret College secondary school Verdala : Jayden Degiorgio, Jurgen Xuereb, Miguel Fenech  for 15-18
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended, Honorable Mention

  Young Reporter’s for the Environment students at St. Margaret College encouraged many Science students to participate in a litter less project campaign in making Paper Roll Angel decorations using ONLY recycled material.

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Maltese students commemorate the 75th anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation Camp Day

submitted by St Margaret College secondary school Verdala : Darnoc Mizzi, Grech Carl, Klaydi Borg, Mariema Zahra  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school magazine, school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

St. Margaret College Verdala School, Cospicua students commemorate Auschwitz Liberation Camp day while creating awareness amongst students about the atrocities held in the concentration camps of the Nazi Regime.

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A Pro-Life Catholic Irish couple addresses Maltese students who recite the Rosary of the Unborn

submitted by St Margaret College secondary school Verdala : Bonello Owen, Scicluna Raisa  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school magazine, school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

A Pro-Life Catholic Irish couple, Carmen and Declan Waters addressed a group of Form 5 students at St. Margaret College Secondary School, Verdala Cospicua holding a talk/discussion in class about the sacred value of human life from its very beginning until its end.

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