Honorable Mention

The orange bloom

submitted by Our Lady Immaculate School : Emma Brownrigg Fenech  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist, Honorable Mention, YREstayshome

Time spent amongst flowers is never time wasted. The importance of green spaces in the urbanised areas, especially during this current situation of COVID-19, which helps in the overall wellbeing of humans.



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Slide the Marbles Game from recycled material

submitted by lija Balzan Iklin : Laura Mallia Gauci  for 7-10
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Honorable Mention, YREstayshome

Yesterday I created a game using recycled things. Maybe it’s a good idea for children to do it at home. I used lollipop sticks, a piece of wood that my dad was going to throw away and cups. I painted the wood and the sticks. You must have some marbles to slide them down on the stick and then you count the points to see who is the winner. Laura Mallia Gauci



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A new species of palm tree?

submitted by St Augustine College : Benjamin Borg  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school magazine, school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended, Finalist, Honorable Mention

Rising over the Maltese skyline is a new species of palm tree hovering above buildings and people. Is this is an endemic species or a pandemic of construction fever?



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The Borage plant

submitted by St Augustine College : Christopher Portelli, Gabriel Pullicino  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school magazine, school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended, Honorable Mention

The Borage plant, Borago officinalis, is also known as Fidloqqom in Maltese is an indigenous plant that adapts to any condition and grows in garigues and roadsides especially in Buskett, Dingli and most valleys in Malta. It’s a favourite plant for bees and is a grassy annual plant with hairy stems and triangular, blue leaves. It is also grown in gardens as its leaves are edible, it’s a nutritious plant that is used in salads and it is often used as a medicinal herb mainly for gastrointestinal, respiratory and circulatory disorders.



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A selfie before freedom!

submitted by St. Nicholas College Rabat MIddle School : Eco-schools Committee  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Notice board in our school which was also displayed during the Science Week., other, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Honorable Mention

This photo was taken during one of the Turtle release events we attending to during this year. Three sea turtles were released after a period of rehabilitation they had to pass through due to injures we humans caused with our fishing practices and dumped waste. It was a very emotional experience for all of us. In this photo, the turtle is like taking a photo for us to keep as a momento of the occasion. On the other hand it also shows our invasion of the turtle territory where even during its release we had to interfere in some way or another. In fact we noticed that the turtle had to change its course towards the sea since it was suspicious of the strange object.



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