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Environment and Animal Welfare

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Students from the first year of the secondary school at St Monica School Gzira have prepared a report to highlight current global issues about the environment and animal treatment. The report covers four areas being Endangered species, Treating animals with respect and Cars, Air Pollution and Health.

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Din l-Art Helwa

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As part of my Systems of Knowledge Project I had to choose from three areas of experience. As I am really fascinated by history and the beauty of nature, I decided for an environmental experience. To achieve the objectives of this project I joined “Din l-Art Helwa”, an NGO that promotes the conservation and protection of historical buildings as well as the importance of the floral and faunal communities.

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Another Type of Pollution in Malta

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Pollution is the introduction of toxins into an environment that causes harm or discomfort to the ecosystem like plants, animals and also human beings. In Malta one example which is really harming our lives is if our Maltese Power Station situated in Marsa is ever going to change!

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Animal Cruelty

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Cruelty to animals is the infliction of suffering or harm upon animals, other than humans, for purposes other than self-defence. More narrowly, it can be harm for specific gain, such as killing animals for food or fur use. Diverging viewpoints are held by jurisdictions throughout the world. Broadly speaking, there are two approaches to the issue. The animal welfare position holds that there is nothing inherently wrong with using animals for human purposes, such as food, clothing, entertainment, and research, but that it should be done in a humane way that minimizes unnecessary pain and suffering.

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Animal Care

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Imagine that you are a dog whose owner had kicked you, used you to snuff out their cigarettes, beaten you, never took you out for any exercise and then, one day, they throw you out because they are not interested in you anymore. Now you have to find your own food by looking in rubbish bags. After all this, some dogs are fortunate enough to find a loving family or the SPCA find them and they are taken care of. Some dogs are less fortunate and they are beaten and sometimes killed.

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