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The Beauty of The Fishing Village of Marsaxlokk

submitted by Giovanni Curmi Naxxar Higher Secondary School : Rebecca Schembri  for 15-18
dissemination(s): newspaper, radio, school magazine, school media
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A touristic village – Marsaxlokk – beautiful! Not after all the rubbish that is thrown / blown into the sea every week! Fishing for fish? Easier catch rubbish rather than fish. How long it takes for rubbish to disintegrate in the sea? Glass bottle – 2000years; paper – 3 months; matches – 6 months; cigarettes – from 1 to 5 years; plastic bags – from 10 to 20 years; nylon from 30 to 40 years; tins – 500years!



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Competing with the Prickly Pear

submitted by Giovanni Curmi Naxxar Higher Secondary School : Luke Ciantar  for 15-18
dissemination(s): newspaper, radio, school magazine, school media
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The prickly pear has been the tough plant that gave protection to the farmer’s fields. It has provided fodder to so many animals. It also supplied man with medicinal extracts for his health. What is man giving it in return? Garbage bags? Cans? Glass waste? Would tourists that visit our islands still take pictures of the beautiful countryside? Would man still take medicinal extracts for his health with all this pollution and rubbish in these pristine places?



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Suffocating Living Things

submitted by Giovanni Curmi Naxxar Higher Secondary School : Mariel Bartolo  for 15-18
dissemination(s): newspaper, radio, school magazine, school media
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Help us! ! ! ! We are drowning ! ! ! ! We are suffocating ! ! ! ! We used to be the breath of the humans and animals, and now we are begging for breath. We used to grow and give oxygen. No one took care of us. We grew and flourished and gave life to lifeless land. We decorated with flowers and invited bees. And now we struggle to pop our heads from under these motionless, lifeless things that bury us. When will they go away? Not even the decomposers can help this time. Are we all going to die? Then who will supply oxygen for life? Will everthing be non-living?



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Iż-Żibel ta’ Darek Jiġbruh Minn Wara Biebek

submitted by Giovanni Curmi Naxxar Higher Secondary School : Mariel Bartolo  for 15-18
dissemination(s): newspaper, radio, school magazine, school media
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Lill-Garni tal-Pipi, lill-Hannewija, lill-Ferla, lill-Haxixa Ingliza, lil min jaf kemm tant organizmi, ma jimpurtax jekk nidfnu, nghattu, neqirdu. M’hawnx bizzejjed fejn narmu? M’hawnx bizzejjed min jigbrilna z-zibel minn wara l-bieb tad-dar? M’hawnx bizzejjed edukazzjoni? Huwa tant komdu li niehdu iz-zibel taghna u inwaddbuh f’xi art mimlija hajja? X’sodisfazzjon hemm billi tara iz-zibel ta’ daharek gol-ambjent li setghu gawdew uliedek?



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Watching Our Nature on TV

submitted by Giovanni Curmi Naxxar Higher Secondary School : Mariel Bartolo  for 15-18
dissemination(s): newspaper, radio, school magazine, school media
filed under Photos

If people continue throwing their garbage and useless things in the countryside, we will only be able to see it on television. The Maltese islands are already overpopulated. The cars are much more than could be. The buildings eat away from the wilderness. Only few green areas remain. If people continue throwing away all their garbage in the little wilderness we have, our children will have to understand what we once meant by countryside, by seeing it only on television!



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