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With natural beauty comes unnatural destruction

submitted by Gzira St. Monica School : Michaela Tickle  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): Exhibition + Special Assembly, newspaper, other, school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

This picture shows a piece of land which is full of beautiful life, full of natural beauty whereas plastic is unnatural, made by humans and yet, according to the CRI, Container Recycling Institute, 22 billion plastic bottles are thrown away every year. The bottle on the right has soil inside and so this bottle has trapped a chance at an amazing flower, tree or plant. That is what plastic does, it stops all life from growing. Plastic bottles are reusable too, but some people just decide to throw them on the floor. People are the ones to blame, not plastic as plastic is recyclable.

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Dive against Debris

submitted by Gzira St. Monica School : Michaela Tickle  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Exhibition + Special Assembly, newspaper, other, school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

According to National Geographic, 40% of the plastic that we use is single use and so ends up in our waterways. No one knows exactly how much unrecycled plastic waste ends up in our ocean. Since this percentage of plastic is getting higher and higher, Aquaventure, a dive centre in Mellieha decided to do something about it!

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Global Warming and its effects

submitted by Gzira St. Monica School : Amie Vella  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Exhibition during Parents' Day + Special Assembly, other, school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

Global warming and pollution are ever-growing problems concerning the whole world including Malta. This issue is mostly due to all the manufacturing of non-reusable plastic, deforestation and vehicles being produced and driven on our roads. Global warming is already having significant and costly effects on our communities, our health, and our climate.

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Choose fairly….Buy Fair Trade

submitted by G.F. Abela Junior College : Aidan Gauci, Marie Therese Pavia  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school media, website
filed under campaigning-video video-clips
awarded: Best Entry

On a daily basis, we buy and use various products. But have you ever thought where, by whom, and under what conditions they were produced? Have you ever wondered if your choice is fair with those who produced that product? And how your choice affected the environment? This video about Fair Trade was produced as part of the Young Reporters for the Environment competition 2019 being produced by Marie Therese Pavia and Aidan Gauci (University of Malta, Ġ.F Abela Junior College). It investigates the issue of Fair Trade in Malta so as to raise awareness and knowledge about this subject.

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Why litter?

submitted by St. Augustine College : Isaac Claude Camilleri  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school magazine, school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

Why do you throw away your garbage in the streets? Litter from land can easily end up in the sea if blow away by the wind or carried along by the rain.

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