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Reversing the wasting away of our environment and fortifications

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary School Sliema : Raquelle Borg  for 11-14
dissemination(s): other, School Assembly and School EkoSkola Noticeboard, school media, website
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This report by 15 year old Raquelle Borg, looks at an environmental situation. The problem that was observed and that is being investigated is the haphazard and indiscriminate dumping along stretches of the ditch and adjoining areas of the St. James and St. Aloysius Bastions in Żabbar, Malta. The area is carefully investigated by this young reporter and solutions for sustainable development are carefully outlined.

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Are our old people happy at S.V.P.R ?

submitted by St Ignatius College GSS Blata l-Bajda : Aimee Mallia, Chanell Chircop, Greta Micallef, Jake CUtajar, Luca Perrone  for 11-14
dissemination(s): ekoskola notice board and school elink, other
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This article was written by the school’s YRE committee whilst reporting during San Vincent the Paule auditing exercise

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An Unused Example of Energy Conservation

submitted by Gzira St.Monica School : Katrina Bonavia  for 11-14
dissemination(s): Exhibition, other, school media, Special Assembly
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Xrobb l-Għaġin Nature Park and Sustainable Development Centre which is located within the Delimara peninsula near the locality of Marsaxlokk is one of the afforestation projects in Malta and includes the planting of around 15,000 indigenous trees and shrubs. The Sustainable Development Centre was restored keeping in mind energy and water conservation features. The project also encouraged the use of renewable energy and included the installation of two 5Kw micro wind turbines, 15Kw photovoltaic panels and solar water heaters to provide the required energy for the project. It is a shame that to date no particular use was made of such a project even though the advantages linked to it are numerous.

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The value of food waste

submitted by Gzira St.Monica School : Samira Gauci  for 11-14
dissemination(s): newspaper, other, School Exhibition
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Fruit and vegetables are consumed daily in our house – and we are left with an average of 3 kilogrammes per week of food waste. Left over fruit and vegetables that cannot be used in smoothies, soups, sauces or pickles can be easily composted. The article speaks about the production of compost at home.

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Zero Food Waste

submitted by St. Margaret College Boys Secondary Verdala : Aiden Brignione, Owen Bugeja  for 11-14
dissemination(s): Annual School Exhibition, newspaper, other, school magazine, website
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A seminar was organised by Nature Trust (Malta). The main theme chosen for this year was ‘Zero Food Waste’. Students were split in various groups and together with their leaders they learnt and discussed more about a zero food waste environmental campaign for a better life. This article gives a voice to the various students present.

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