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Plastic Litter, Sea Water Temperature and pH: What is the link?

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : EkoSkola Committee  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): EkoSkola blog, Ekoskola noticeboard, GLOBE website, Gozo news website, newspaper, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: 2nd place Litter less Campaign, Finalist

Marine litter originates from many sources and causes a wide range of environmental, economic, safety, health and cultural impacts. For example, marine litter can cause harm to sea life if ingested or even death if a marine mammal becomes entangled in litter (PEW, 2018). But there other consequences as a result of all this litter ending up in the oceans and seas. Does plastic affect sea water conditions? This study investigated the effects of marine litter, especially plastic, on sea water. Following an outdoor classroom activity held at Ħondoq Bay (Figure 1), a small sandy beach in the South East of Gozo, the students decided to investigate the effects of plastic litter on sea water temperature and sea water pH levels.

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Help the Hedgehogs

submitted by St. Thomas More College Secondary School Zejtun : Janja Jovcic  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): assembly, noticeboard, other, school magazine, school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist

This article summarises the struggles hedgehogs have to face in Malta and emphasises on the use of the helpline that exists in order to try and save this creature which unfortunately is on te decrease.

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Muticulturalism in Malta

submitted by St Clare's College Pembroke Secondary : Luke Graham Cassar  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, Social Media
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

In this project, I will firstly discuss the circumstances causing the increase of multiculturalism in Maltese society owing to the influx of foreigners. I will then analyse a study by a local newspaper that found that some Maltese young people are resisting this shift in society towards a more inclusive and diverse society. I have interviewed a number of students at the school I attend, St Clare College Secondary, to ascertain or negate the findings of the newspaper’s study.

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Consequences and actions

submitted by Maria Regina College Middle School Naxxar : Ella Rose Clarke  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: 3rd place Litter less campaign, Finalist

Your consequences, are my actions! Don’t litter our beaches!

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The future is in your hands

submitted by Maria Regina College Middle School Naxxar : Dwain Aquilina  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Campaigning photo
awarded: Finalist

Our World is choking with plastic all around it. Will you help?

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