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A World of Plastic

submitted by SNC Dingli Primary School : Gregory Bugeja  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): College Social Media, other, school noticeboard, school media, Story Jumper eBook, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

Single-use plastics are plastics which are used once and then thrown into landfills, and often ending up in oceans. Single-use plastics include: plastic bags, straws, plastic bottles and product wrapping.

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Framing the Problem

submitted by Gozo College Secondary School : Kirsty Mercieca  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Finalist

The title is self-explanatory as it all alludes to plastic proliferation in the environment/marine life and the global outcry demanding immediate action necessary to contain such a threat to our ecosystem.



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If You sow Plastic you don’t get Fruits

submitted by Gozo College Secondary School : Coral King  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Finalist

At first glance, the viewer is deceived by the beauty of the colourful fruits that might indicate an apparent fertile and prosperous land. In actual fact, the fruits are toys made of plastic and the image gives a false impression that the world is fine withstanding the amount of pollution and plastic jeopardising its ecosystem.



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Plastic will never bear Fruits.

submitted by Gozo College Secondary School : Leeona Gauci  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Finalist

Emblematic pieces of colourful plastic are seen in the foreground. The image is reminiscent of happy scenes from kids’ programmes on TV like Teletubbies. It does in fact disguise an imminent danger; the threat posed by excessive plastic waste in the environment. The angle shot by Leeona renders the image in a dramatic way.



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Entangled

submitted by Gozo College Secondary School : Nervana Buitenhuis  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Commended

The image shows a soft toy representing a turtle entangled in some plastic threads next to the seashore. The image is symbolic and represents the threat to marine life posed by plastic waste in the environment.



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