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The Gozo Heritage

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As part of my Systems of Knowledge examination I decided to do voluntary work with Wirt Għawdex, a Gozitan NGO that takes care of the heritage left for us in Gozo, under the area of the Environment.  During this experience, I got involved with this organisation and learnt more about the values regarding the environment.

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Sustainability Club

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The Sustainability Club at St.Clare College Girls’ Secondary School Pembroke is training the students to be environmental friendly by teaching them how to be creative with things that normally ends in the dustbin. The students are shown how not to throw away things that may be used later. So a recycling scheme was introduced in the school, which will show how to recycle more and so send less to the landfill by using the five R’s Re-think, Reduce, Replace, Reuse and Recycle.

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Stopping Illegal Dumping of Waste!

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I went around Cospicua to see if the environment is well kept. I found that a part of Cospicua is clean but a particular area is full of rubbish and discarded things. See photos. Such sites lead to a bad reputation for Cospicua because if tourists come they will say that Cospicua is full of abandoned waste. Then tourists will not come any more. If we keep the environment of Cospicua in a good state it will be an attraction for tourists.

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Stop Turtle Cruelty!

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There were once several million green sea turtles worldwide. Today, however, there are only less than 200,000 nesting females alive! Processes and slaughters 15,000 to 20,000 a year continue despite the government set quota of 4,000. Turtle egg gathering and trading is also rampant throughout Indonesia.

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Stop overfishing now!

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Nowadays, I think that many families depend on fish for their food supply but we have come to a point that many types of fish are becoming endangered as for example the Blue Fin Tuna. Many organisations around the world are trying to do their best to advocate about this problem of overfishing, but not every country is actually doing their best.

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