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Mgarr an Eco-Friendly Village

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Mgarr is a very eco-friendly village built in the middle of a valley surrounded by cultivated lands. In Mgarr we find a lot of farms that are powered by green energy. This article will describe the types of renewable energy which is found in farms in Mgarr.

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Air Pollution … Meet the Expert!

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The debate on air pollution in Malta has been going on for some time now on talk shows, newspapers, etc… Everyone is giving his own opinion on the topic. But what are the facts? To find out, we interviewed Professor Alfred J. Vella, an expert from the University of Malta.

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Initiative on climate change

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Climate change means the variation in a long term change on the earth’s global climate, weather patterns or in regional climate over time. Climate change is a global problem, and yet each one of us has the power to make a difference. Even small changes in our daily behavior can help prevent greenh The earth’s atmosphere traps heat from the sun’s rays before it escapes back into space. This process is known as the “green house effect” which enables planet earth to have a climate that sustains life. In the late 1980’s scientist where already expressing concern on the earth’s climate which was changing in an unparalleled manner. These scientist described this change to the excessive use of fossil fuels by human begins to generate energy because this meant that vast amounts of gases, such as carbon dioxide, which were being released into the atmosphere.

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Scarce Animals in Malta

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In this article, attention is drawn onto various animals whose numbers are on the decline in the Maltese Islands. Information is given on the habits and difficulties encountered by these animals.

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Safeguarding our watercourses and their habitats

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It is our duty as Maltese citizens to preserve our own environment and its habitats. Due to its geographical position, shape and weather Malta has a lot of Valleys, which are spread all around the islands. The large number of valleys found in Malta is mainly due to the sedimentary nature of these islands. Since these sedimentary rocks are soft they can easily wear off by heavy rainfalls forming water canals and water courses. Water courses are an important element in a valley. They should be preserved for a number of factors mainly the rich biodiversity they harbor. Due to the shelter provided by their sides and their water supply, river valleys are one of the richest habitats in the islands.

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