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Me, Nature and Plastic

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

A girl can be seen lying on the grass in the foreground of an idyllic natural setting. Her gaze is fixed upon some plastic trash trapped on a bush, which definitely looks out of place in the surrounding environment. The girl looks definitely pensive about the issue of trash being discarded in the environment. The angle from which it is taken renders the image even more dramatic.



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Species at Risk

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

The image shows a plastic toy representing a turtle hung on a thread in an idyllic environment. Clayton is raising an awareness about plastic pollution which is proliferating in the valleys, seas and oceans and putting at risk the marine life



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The Scream

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

Pieces of plastic are visibly entangled on a shrub in an open, green environment. The colours of the plastic strings and the ghostly and sinister form of the white plastic bag attached to the twigs render the image dramatic, almost apocalyptical.



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Litterally no butts abouts it

submitted by SIC Luqa Primary : Amber Rose Chinonye Abanifi  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): website
filed under Reporting photo
awarded: Participation

LITTERally no BUTTS about it Last Thursday, together with some members from the EkoSkola committee and the Pupil’s Council committee, we carried out a cigarette butt clean up in the vicinities of our school in Luqa. We also identified places where there was a considerable amount of cigarette butts since we are planning to install ashtrays in these target areas to reduce the amount of litter in our locality. We picked up so many cigarette butts that the bag started to stink. We found a considerable amount of cigarette butts in front of the church and close to the war memorial in St Andrew’s Street. People need to stop smoking as they are harming the environment. Smoking also damages their health. Some people get lung cancer or suffer from Emphysema which is one of the diseases you can get. If you have someone at home who smokes try to encourage

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Relief to Coral Reef

submitted by St. Thomas More College Secondary School Zejtun : Alexia Vlachakis  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): assembly, Facebook, notice board, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended, Participation

The article investigates the problem being faced by coral reef due to pollution. It summarises ways we can adopt to decrease our impact on such reefs.

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