"I live today hoping for a better tomorrow"

YRE Competition 2016
First place winner
Category: Photograph 15-18 years old

Our future is crippled by our collective indifference, turning dark and unstable. This picture depicts the consequences of our wicked inclination for ignorance and greed. We need to change this if we want our children to breathe.

 

“Lucian Blaga” High School, Oradea, Bihor, Romania

Age Category: 15-18

Name of Author: Sonia Miheş

Teacher: Ruxandra Gavra

SURPRISING AND UNEXPECTED FINDING

YRE Competition 2016
First place winner
Category: Photograph 11-14 years old

 

April 8, on the day of Coastwatch activity in the Old Beach, near San Pedro de Moel, in the municipality of Marinha Grande, a group of students was faced with a huge “family“ of barnacles attached a small plastic buoy. The fishing gear, amazingly decorated, was the target of some pictures and great curiosity by the participant group, as this crustacean was unknown. to most of his colleagues and leed us to the investigation about these animals.
This crustacean (Pollicipes) differ from the common one, the bluish white color of the five calcareous plates separated by a black coat and the peduncle that appears thinner compared to the common barnacles . This is a crustacean hermaphrodite present in all oceans traveling to the taste of the sea currents and having plastic waste as “boat”…

 

João Pedro Paour Carvalho
Escola Básica Guilherme Stephens

15-18 years old: 1st place winner

“Trash-strewn Earth calls STOP and defends herself…” Can we hear it ?

“Trash-strewn Earth calls STOP and defends herself…” Can we hear it ?

Don’t let plastic bottles “grow” on the fields.

Don’t let plastic bottles “grow” on the fields.

A man covered in foil dies. The nature covered in garbage dies too.

A man covered in foil dies. The nature covered in garbage dies too.

Vandžúrová Silvia, 15 rokov, 1.F Gymnázium Vavrinca Benedikta Nedožerského Prievidza,  Slovensko.

http://www.gympd.sk/skola/fotoarchiv/20142015/2015mladiReporteri/clanok.pdf

http://www.prievidza.sk/spravodajstvo/gymnazisti-skumali-environmentalne-problemy-potom-navrhli-riesenia/