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Reducing the planet’s waste – What are we doing to the world

submitted by Kirkop secondary school : Ayrton Farrugia  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, school media, uploaded on own fb page
filed under Articles
awarded: Participation

This article investigates the waste problem and recycling in Malta.

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The impact of globalisation on cultural identity

submitted by Kirkop secondary school : Maria Spiteri  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

This article investigates how globalisation is influencing our culture and our way of thinking.

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Tourism and the Environment

submitted by Kirkop secondary school : Leanne Zammit  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

This article investigates the impact of tourism on the environment.

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Fuel for Thought

submitted by G.F Abela Junior College : Elise, Muscat  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo

Malta has a number of development applications for fuel stations on agricultural land which is classified not to be developed. These developments decrease Malta’s significant lack of open space and is contrary to Europe’s goal of placing an end-date to the sale of fossil-fuel cars. The three photographs depict: – a station developed on agricultural land taken through its security fence just prior to opening; – rusting excavation equipment as the development of a station in a rural area ceased some years ago; – fuel pumps on the pavement of a town’s main street seen through a car mirror.

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The Folly of Developing New Vehicle Fuel Stations

submitted by G.F Abela Junior College : Elise, Muscat  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Best Entry

Malta has a number of development applications for fuel stations on agricultural land which is classified not to be developed. The argument for new fuel stations is based upon the ever-increasing number of registered vehicles, Malta having the third highest density of cars in the EU. Fuel station developments decrease Malta’s lack of open space on this small and crowded island. It is contrary to Europe’s goal of placing an end-date to the sale of fossil-fuel cars. Once new land is developed, then it is unlikely to be converted back to its original state for the benefit of all.

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