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Birds

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This video shows different species of birds which can be seen on the Maltese Islands. Such scenes have become very rare indeed!

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Oil Drums, Waste, Building, Clay and Sand Dunes,Spot the Odd Ones Out?

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Oil Drums, Waste, Buildings, Clay and Sand Dunes… Spot The Odd Ones Out? In the above picture the stairs are built directly on a sand dune – and therefore directly leaving an impact on the beach – showing how man tried to make the beach more accessible to humans but in so doing he has let an impact on the beach itself. This brings us to ask ourselves a question: is Malta’s main source of income, tourism, and overdevelopment worth the destruction of not only its nature and charm, but what attracts tourists to possibly the Mediterranean’s most sought after island in the first place? It’s also interesting to note that the abandoned and derelict hotel (looking like it had its hayday around 30 years ago) is not only an eyesore to the environment, but built on clay! This means that indeed, it had to be abandoned as the clay would’ve given way!



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Two Structures – both with a different purpose

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Two structures, both man-made, but with a completely different purpose The above picture shows more than what it seems. They say a picture has 1000 words to it… well one word for this: WHY? This leaves us pondering about the visible structures in the picture, mainly the hotel and the tower. They are both a man-made intrusion in (what’s becoming a rare sight) the Maltese landscape. One difference: one was built hundreds of years ago as a fortification against corsair attacks, the other, well, recently built for luxury and tourism! The gist is: ok one’s a necessity the other a luxury, but they’re both after all intrusion in the middle of the countryside. However, it is also very clear to see the difference in the carbon footprint of both structures.



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Birds on the Maltese Islands

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This article looks at some different species of birds that can be seen in our skies. The intention of this article is not only to create an awareness about such species but also to promote their protection.

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Solar Energy

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Nowadays, in Malta, people are trying to take care of the environment after mistakes in the past were made. One way people are trying to take care of the environment is by making use of solar energy. This article explains the basic principles of solar energy in very simple terms with the intention of attracting more people to make use of it.

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