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What Goes Around Comes Around: Farming and Nitrates in the Water Table

submitted by Maria Regina College Girls' Secondary School : Francesca Maria Sant  for 15-18
dissemination(s): Noticeboard at Mosta Local Council, other, school media, website
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An interview was conducted with two farmers – one owns a conventional farm and the other an organic farm – to investigate the level of nitrates found in our water table. This report tackles the sources of the nitrates and also any solutions to reduce its level in our groundwater.

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Junk Mail

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary School Sliema : Paula Zammit  for 11-14
dissemination(s): EyeSpy (Junior News), other, website
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Paula has closely examined the subject of Junk Mail by collecting a two-week sample of postal junk mail, weighing it and studying its carbon footprint. She didn’t stop there, she researched and analysed the resources needed to produce this quantity of paper while linking it to deforestation. She also contacted local Maltese authorities to take action for the benefit of our environment.

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Nature always finds a way

submitted by Gozo College Boys Secondary School : Jan Luca Gatt  for 15-18
dissemination(s): Facebook, other, school media, website
filed under Photos

When we make the roads smooth with tarmac or concrete we often forget that the rain can create a problem when too much water comes down and has nowhere to go. Nature always finds ways of conserving water in every nook and cranny. We should be inspired and think about creating water reservoirs for every smooth surface we create, including roads and buildings.



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Food Waste Management: Is this a pebble in the shoe for the hoteliers?

submitted by Sacred Heart Minor Seminary Gozo : John Paul Mercieca Saliba  for 15-18
dissemination(s): website
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Wasting food is not only an ethical and economic issue but it also depletes the environment of limited natural resources. All actors in the food chain have a role to play in preventing and reducing food waste, from those who produce and process foods to those who make foods available for consumption and ultimately consumers themselves. In this article the focus is on the hospitality sector, mainly hoteliers, whereby an insight into some of the local hoteliers will be provided in order to determine their perceptions and actions on food waste.

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Why waste food? Be responsible, act responsible, live responsible

submitted by Sacred Heart Minor Seminary Gozo : John Paul Mercieca Saliba  for 15-18
dissemination(s): website
filed under Photos

Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. Choose to want less rather than to have more!



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