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Child Abuse in Malta

submitted by Saint Francis School Sliema : Bonavia Alessia, Sammut Elisa, Zammit Giulia Caroline, Zammit Kelly Marie  for 11-14
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, other, School notice board, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

We have chosen this topic because we believe that many Maltese children suffer from abuse, and that there is not enough awareness about it and how to deal with it. Our aim is to raise awareness about this issue and how to seek help. We would like to encourage children to overcome their fear to talk about this problem because by speaking about it they can help themselves and others, and decrease child abuse.

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Animal Cruelty in Malta

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary School Sliema : Kyla Farrugia, Lara Bonnici, Leah Bongailas, Raisa Farrugia  for 11-14
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, other, School notice board, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist

Whilst out there, there are a lot of animal lovers, unfortunately there are others who treat animals cruelly. Animal cruelty is a worldwide problem which keeps escalating. The first step to help these animals is by making people aware of this issue, and therefore we have chosen to carry out this research. Our aim is that people show love and respect towards animals.

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Do you know the helpline number in case of a stray animal in distress?

submitted by Saint Francis School Sliema : Justine Borg Carbott, Martina Camilleri, Michaela Camilleri, Nicole Said  for 11-14
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, other, School notice board, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist

We decided to focus on the situation of stray animals in the Maltese streets, because there are too many strays in unhealthy and bad living conditions. Together we decided to carry out this research and see what other people think about this issue.

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Reducing Litter at school

submitted by Immaculate Conception School Tarxien : Daniela Mifsud  for 11-14
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos Reporting photo
awarded: Commended

At school, 5 small plastic bottles on average are thrown in the classroom recycling boxes daily. This means around 50 plastic bottles per day or 250 plastic bottles per week. Together we are discussing possible solutions to reduce this litter. Ideas that have been discussed include giving more information to students, encouraging all students to bring reusable bottles to school and installing a water dispensing machine.

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Food, disposable cups and paper bags

submitted by Immaculate Conception School Tarxien : Liya, Micallef  for 11-14
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos Reporting photo
awarded: Commended

After celebrating feasts, people usually head to fast food restaurants to have a quick meal. Many paper bags and cups are thrown away on the ground. The Valletta local council is in charge of cleaning the streets and a lot of money is spent to get them clean again. To reduce litter, people need to use the available facilities and not buy extra food because a lot of food is thrown away and wasted whilst knowing that there are people starving to death in the poor countries of the world.

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