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Uprooting Nature

submitted by St Michael School St Venera : Andreas Azzoaprdi  for 11-14
dissemination(s): school media
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This article is about the impact of uprooting trees and impact of improper planting of trees in certain localities.

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Jellyfish-free Beaches

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary School Sliema : Paula Zammit  for 11-14
dissemination(s): On the EKOSKOLA Notice Board in the School Entrance Hall, other, website
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In this article, Paula Zammit gives an account of jellyfish in the Maltese waters. She mentions which are the most common types of jellyfish, whilst not ignoring the alien species that are paying us visits from time to time. She talks about the effect of sea temperature on these species and what can possibly reduce or increase their population in our seas.

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Biodiversity

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary School Sliema : Martina Buhagiar  for 11-14
dissemination(s): other, School Assembly and School EkoSkola Noticeboard, school media, website
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The term biodiversity is the variation of different present organisms living in a particular ecosystem. In this article Martina Buhagiar takes a look at Biodiversity from a Maltese perspective. She focuses on flora and fauna which are quintessential and particular to the Maltese ecosystem. Every living organism, it made for its own habitat, some organisms create their own habitat however some find in ready, made by nature.

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Life With Energy

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary School Sliema : Britney Pisani  for 11-14
dissemination(s): http://saintfrancissecondary.com/ekoskola/yre competition/, other, school media, website
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In this article, Britney Pisani discusses the importance and use of energy. She focuses on Kinetic, Gravitational Potential, Mechanical, Chemical, Nuclear, Elastic Potential, Sound y, Electrical, Light and Heat (Thermal) Energy. After giving a short account of the energy types, she moves on to discuss the importance of Renewable sources of energy. Here she explains: Solar, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Wave, Tidal, and Geothermal Energy. She also makes it a point that for the well being of future generations we have to look at sustainable development by moving away from using fossil fuels to using renewable energy sources.

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Kids on the Move

submitted by St Ignatius College GSS Blata l-Bajda : Chanell Chircop  for 11-14
dissemination(s): It was presented on an international website, other, school magazine
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This article is showing the initiative taken by our school to promote the right values in order to counter the effects of climate change. The students’ work was final presented to the international organization Climate Alliance and presented at the United Nations Climate Summit held last December in Lima.

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