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The Climate is changing, so should we!

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : Elly Cutajar  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): radio, school media, website
filed under reporting-video video-clips
awarded: Best Entry

Young Reporter for the Environment, Elly Cutajar, highlights the importance of using alternative modes of transport to help stop climate change.    

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Water Crisis

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : Eco-schools Committee  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

Climate change is disrupting weather patterns leading to unreliable rainfall, aggravating water scarcity and easier contamination of remaining fresh water supplies. Such impacts can drastically affect the quantity and quality of water that all living things need to survive especially for countries like Malta. What previously were all year-round water holes, sought by tired migrating birds, are now drying up. The Maltese Islands are dependent on a constant rainfall which feeds the water table and lack in consistency is resulting in less water seeping through the rocks. According to the Maltese Islands Weather website, ‘rain over the course of February 2022 was very scarce. In fact, it was among the driest ever’.

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Measuring the air Quality (the amount of Nitrogen Dioxide) in three different areas around our school

submitted by Gozo College Secondary School : Daniel Grech, Haley Xuereb, Hannah Vella, Julian Saliba, Mariah Borg, Maya Bajada, Neil Mizzi, Thea Sultana  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school magazine, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Best Entry

Air quality and the level of air pollution are important factors and have significant impacts on the health and wellbeing of humans. Any level of air pollution is not acceptable and poses a risk (World Health Organisation 2021 9789240034228-eng.pdf (who.int)). There are often wide variations in local air quality that go undetected and so we started to investigate the quality of the air around our school. The Gozo College Secondary School is situated in Gozo where there is relatively less traffic than in Malta, but there still is a substantial number per capita. The premises of the school are parallel to a main road and has its frontage overlooking a secondary road which is being increasingly used by traffic as to avoid the main road. Our school collaborated with another school in Malta and with another in Ireland to compare data. Our school used three diffusion tubes to measure the

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World Watch

submitted by Lija Balzan Iklin Primary : Jayden Muscat  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Participation

A poster was created with suggestions on what we can do to reduce litter and pollution

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Help Save the Earth before its too late

submitted by Lija Balzan Iklin Primary : Sean Mallia  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Participation

Be part of the solution, not the pollution !

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