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“Dan il-Milied” Christmas Message from the EkoSkola, YRE and LEAF Malta Team

December 17, 2014

Click here to view the Christmas video message. “This Christmas” If you’re going to decorate don’t harm trees and thyme and rubble walls. If you’re going to cook, calculate smaller portions, avoid throwing away food. Use your money wisely, use them to make somebody else happy. Remember that there are lonely people Find the time and visit those who never have visitors. Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year to all from the EkoSkola, YRE and LEAF Malta Team.    more

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FEE Programmes Annual Seminars

November 29, 2014

As customary, Nature Trust Malta organised its annual FEE seminars in Malta (25th November) and Gozo (28th November). Each event was characterised by parallel sessions for teachers and students. The teachers’ events focused on ways to address the requirements of the National Curriculum Framework for ESD through the different FEE programmes. During their sessions, students learned how to conduct an environmental audit and how to develop an action plan.   The seminar in Malta was held in St Ignatius... 

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Two rehabilitated turtles released

November 6, 2014

Two loggerhead turtles were released at Ġnejna Bay. Students from EkoSkola schools who sponsored the rehabilitation of the turtles together with distinguished guests attended the release. The turtles, Katusu and Edel, rehabilitated at San Luċjan were released by seven-year-old Luca Mangion, who was surrounded by a crowd of some 90 children. Katusu, who was rescued in July, had ingested metal objects and his stomach had to be cleared. A lesion on his flipper also had to be treated. Edel was... 

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National EkoSkola Awards Ceremony

November 6, 2014

President endorses EkoSkola schools’ achievement in Education for Sustainable Development A number of EkoSkola students were this evening presented with the prestigious international Green Flag Award for their commitment in ensuring a good quality of life for all, in their respective school communities. The ceremony was presided over by Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca at The Verdala Palace in the presence of 78 students from 39 schools.  Two schools were awarded their 5th Green Flag,... 

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Health and Safety Week at Le Meridien Hotel and Spa

October 25, 2014

Following the success of last year’s event, eco-schools were again invited to a morning dedicated to waste management practices on Friday 24th October, as part of the Health and Safety Week, organised by Le Meridien Hotel and Spa, St Julians. Ms. Mary Gaerty from GreenSkips Ltd and Ms. Charlene Mercieca Magro from GreenPak both gave highly informative talks to the EkoSkola committees which were present. Students were also invited to submit their ideas about new Food Waste policies... 

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