YRE Competition 2019 - Litter Less Campaign
1st Place as a reportage photo
15-18 years old
This snail’s natural habitat is supposed to be surrounded by plants and other animals and not waste. The overuse of plastics and their careless disposal into our environment is leading to it having extensively infiltrated our food chain and natural spaces. Moreover, animals such as this snail are ending up in the wrong place such as in this case, the plastic bottle, and are eventually left to die.
Author: Maria Regina college dun manwel attard young adult education resource centre; shaun grech