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Why not compost it locally ?!

submitted by Rabat The Archbishop's Seminary : Gregory Maggi  for 11-14
dissemination(s): school magazine
filed under Articles

This article regards the idea of composting green trash in our old towns and villages where typically there is this waste generation with every season. The initiative could be taken by local councils which, at a later stage, could even encourage their residents to consider composting in their own houses in the garden or on the roof as an educational initiative. The compost generated in villages could be used for embellishing roundabouts, local council premises, public gardens, etc., …

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Plant a Tree for Peace

submitted by Mater Boni Consilii St. Joseph Paola : Alexandra Bartolo, Courtney Ekezie, Federica Cutrona, Jasmine Bartolo, Nicole Grixti, Sarah Bugeja  for 11-14
dissemination(s): newspaper, website
filed under Articles

This article is the joint effort of the YRE students that reported the event of “Plant a Tree for Peace” during Arbor Day. These students acted as the “official press” during the event and had even the opportunity to interview Hon. Minister for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change Dr. Leo Brincat.

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Shhh … Go Electric !

submitted by Rabat The Archbishop's Seminary : Gregory Maggi  for 11-14
dissemination(s): school magazine
filed under Articles

This article starts off on the idea of offshore oil exploration, using seismic waves, that migrate marine species from the area – turtles and dolphins in the Mediterranean. This search for oil implies that as a nation we still hope to find fossil fuels around our island – a source which is phasing out. Use of such fuel is then contrasted to the use of renewable energy sources. The example presented is that for powering electric cars, newly introduced on our roads. These offer a much cleaner fuel alternative if powered by Photovoltaic cells. Not only are electric cars non-polluting if thus powered – with zero carbon footprint – but also noiseless.

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Transport in Malta – Will there ever be an end to this problem?

submitted by St Edward's College : Jean Paul Barbara  for 11-14
dissemination(s): newspaper, school media
filed under Articles

In this short article I look at the various conflicting issues that happen on the roads of Malta and how these could be avoided by improving our Public Transport system. However, the latter has had its recent upheavals.

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Ecological Computing

submitted by St.Albert the Great College : Isaac Cilia Attard  for 11-14
dissemination(s): school media, website
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By implementing a number of suggestions we can help to safeguard the environment and make the world a better place to live in. Thanks to these tips and tricks to save energy on our electronic devices we can do our part to reduce our environmental footprint! Nowadays almost every electronics manufacturer is making greener electronics. All we need to do to reduce the computational environmental footprint is to follow these tips as well as any other suggestions made by the manufacturers themselves and we will be already making a difference! A difference we have a duty to bring about!

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