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Food Waste Management and Prevention

submitted by St Edward's College : Gabriel Sciberras  for 11-14
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Food is a necessity that all living creatures on Earth need to live and develop. However, like many things, it is being wasted and the main contributor to this waste is man. We are wasting the most, and the worst part is that some humans don’t even have food to survive. This article talks about how food is wasted, the causes of food waste and more. Why waste something that everyone needs?

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Permaculture: the way forward

submitted by Gzira St.Monica School : Valentina Fenech Caruana  for 11-14
dissemination(s): school media
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Permaculture focuses on creating community eco-systems in which plants, animals, human beings and all forms of ecological diversity interact to produce an ecologically-sound and regenerative system that can support itself and life.

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Seawater and the Delimara Power Station

submitted by Gzira St.Monica School : Isabella Lauri, Katrina Bonavia  for 11-14
dissemination(s): school media
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In 1992 the Delimara Power Station was constructed in the southeast of Malta. To build the power station, the Marsaxlokk saline marshland was mostly destroyed, now only remnants are left. In fact the place was built on seawater and reclaimed land. Pillars of concrete and iron were placed in the seabed to hold the structure.

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The Green Haven

submitted by Gzira St.Monica School : Michela Pace  for 11-14
dissemination(s): school media
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The origins of the Argotti Gardens go back to the early 18th century and were laid out as two private gardens. One belonged to Knight Don Emmanuel Pinto and the other to the Bailiff Ignatius de Argote et Guzman. When Pinto was elected Grand Master of the Order in 1740, de Argote purchased Pinto’s part, annexed it to his own garden and built his summer residence here where it still exists.

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Why Waste Water

submitted by Gzira St.Monica School : Julia Scerri  for 11-14
dissemination(s): school media
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Less than 1% of water on Earth can be used by people. The rest is sea water or frozen water. This is why water is precious and we should not waste it. We must use it efficiently. Having said that, in a typical household, 984 litres of water are used every day! We must reduce this amount by conserving water in several simple ways.

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