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The Organic Dilemma

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : Nicole Micallef  for 11-14
dissemination(s): school magazine,school media,other,EkoSkola Noticeboard, EkoSkola blog
filed under Photos

Most plastic bags are not organic material. Leftover food, fruit and vegetable peels, eggshells, soiled napkins, leaves and flowers should be put sraight in the organic waste bags provided if possible with no extra packaging material. It is also important to check when the organic waste bag is collected.



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Europe’s 2020 Strategy Making energy more secure, affordable and sustainable

submitted by St Ignatius College, Girls Secondary School, Handaq : Michela Calleja  for 11-14
dissemination(s): other,notice board of a local hotel
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Investigating Europe’s 2020 Strategy: what Malta is doing to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and increase energy from renewable resources.

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The Invasion of the Aliens

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : Nicole Micallef  for 11-14
dissemination(s): school magazine,school media,other,EkoSkola Noticeboard, EkoSkola blog
filed under Photos

An alien species, the Cape Sorrell, known locally as l-Ingliża, has taken over the countryside. It was reportedly first imported from South Africa by an English lady, but it is evident from the patches of yellow flower how much it has expanded in number. Care should be taken to avoid the spread of invasive alien species which are destroying the indigenous and endemic plants around.



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Crumbling with time

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : Nicole Micallef  for 11-14
dissemination(s): school magazine,school media,other,EkoSkola Noticeboard, EkoSkola blog
filed under Photos

Formed under the sea by pressure from above millions of years ago, the Maltese rocks are crumbling back into dust once more, this time due to the natural elements, mainly wind and sea erosion. The fossils, strong though cracked nd broken, remind us of the resistance nature creates to survive sharing a habitat with human beings.



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Certified Fairtrade?

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : Nicole Micallef  for 11-14
dissemination(s): EkoSkola blog, Ekoskola noticeboard, other, school magazine, school media
filed under Photos

A shop proudly displays the Fairtrade logo explaining its meaning and intentions yet none of the products displayed have the official fair trade logo on them.  On asking the shop attendant, she insisted that products are Fairtrade certified, bought from Fairtrade fairs and imported from Madasgascar.  How can customers be sure that products are really Fairtrade with the money going in the right pockets?   Before buying fair trade products, customers are encouraged to ask for Fairtrade certification if the product does not show the official Fairtrade logo.



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