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Flora and Fauna at Lunzjata

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : Hannah Vella  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): GLOBE Malta You Tube Channel, other, school media
filed under reporting-video video-clips
awarded: Finalist

Reporting on the ecological value of Lunzjata Valley in Gozo.  

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A snail in the rain!

submitted by Our Lady Immaculate School : Elisa Friggieri  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

Where there is rain, the snail will follow! The snail is usually regarded as pest as it ‘ruins’ our produce…what shall we refer to the humanity for exploiting the one Earth we have? Is it important to recognize the importance of all organisms in a natural food chain and if needed one shall opt for a biological pest control or the old method of removing by hand rather than introducing chemicals which will harm other organisms as well.

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The Maltese flora and fauna that enriches the Island’s scenery

submitted by Our Lady Immaculate School : Elisa Friggieri  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Participation

low lying shrubs and lichens inhabiting the Maltese cliffs are not only beautiful to the eye but are also beneficial especially lichens as pollution markers.

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Il-Qabru

submitted by Independent Candidate : Matthew Luke Asciak  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, Social Media
filed under reporting-video video-clips
awarded: Finalist

Il-Qabru, which is the native name of the Maltese Freshwater Crab, is an endemic and endangered Freshwater Crab found on the islands of Malta and Gozo. This rare crab is at risk of extinction as it only has two remaining strong populations. The clip shows a public survey about this crab species to have a look at how much the local people know about their national invertebrate. Then an interview with Nature Trust takes place about the threats the crabs face, as well as the breeding programme that they have just started in order to save our National invertebrate, the Maltese Freshwater Crab.    

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It’s a Frog’s Life

submitted by St. Ignatius College Handaq Middle School Qormi : Elisa Demanuele  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, other, Social Media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

Admiring the beauty of the Maltese painted frog in its natural environment. Stop, admire, take photos but let it live in its habitat.

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