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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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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
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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.

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Park Għall-Familja fil-Fgura

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

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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
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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.

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The Ugly Face of Mount Magħtab

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

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