Latest Entries

Two Loggerhead Turtles back home!

submitted by St. Margaret College Boys Secondary Verdala : Gareth Blundell, Kyle Farrugia  for 11-14
dissemination(s): Annual School Exhibition, newspaper, other, school magazine, website
filed under Articles

15 students from our school acted as Young Reporters for the Environment in a Turtle Release Activity Event held at Gnejna Bay, Malta. During this event, over 100 students from 4 Eco Schools had the opportunity to witness the release of two loggerhead turtles back into our local sea. Hon Minister Leo Brincat and the American Ambassador for Malta HE Abercrombie-Winstanley honoured us with their presence, accompanied by Nature Trust President Mr Vincent Attard and various representatives from different entities. The junior reporters had the opportunity to get the viewpoints of the special guests and the students coming from the various state and non-state schools about whether Malta is doing enough to protect turtles.

Read More

Park Għall-Familja fil-Fgura

submitted by St Thomas More Girls Secondary School St Lucia : Ellul, Maria  for 11-14
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Articles

Ġnien li jinsab wara s-swar ta’ Bormla jista’ jsir ġnien li jservi bħala park għall-Familja, biex hekk ikun jista’ jintuża għall-skopijiet ta’ rikreazzjoni kif ukoll għall-skop edukattiv.

Read More

Water Scarcity: A Deterrent or An Eye of Opportunity for the Local Economy?

submitted by Sacred Heart Minor Seminary Gozo : JohnPaul Mercieca  for 11-14
dissemination(s): website
filed under Articles

Malta is a severely stressed country in terms of water resources. Water use in Malta has increased significantly in the past years. What have the residents of the Maltese Islands done with this fact? Have they accepted it as a weakness or have they viewed it as a challenged and started to find new ways to reach efficiency and effectiveness in their day to day activities? This article provides an insight of water management policies in the Gozitan countryside as well as examples of the day to day running of the hotel industry. An animation of how water is filtered and collected in a hotel is also provided.

Read More

The Ugly Face of Mount Magħtab

submitted by St Aloysius College Secondary : Matthew Cassar  for 11-14
dissemination(s): Google plus, other
filed under Articles

The green/grey bag waste collected by people around the author’s block was monitored for a period of 3 months. The outcomes were used to question the local council, WasteServ and GreenPak about the effectiveness of recycling.

Read More

Water Consumption Reduction

submitted by St Edward's College : GabrielSciberras  for 11-14
dissemination(s): Google plus, other
filed under Articles

Potable is a precious liquid which is incessantly being wasted and it is only getting worse. This article include the methods and techniques that can be done to abate this waste, at home, work and nationally. It also includes exact numbers of the amount of potable water, the amount of water being wasted and diseases caused by lack of water. This article is to show that we can make a difference anywhere even at home. If everyone makes a difference, then surely everyone will have water and water consumption reduction will be improved.

Read More