Bird watching at Ghadira

Video: Mark Zammit Cordina

Eco-school delegates from 45 countries spent time bird watching at the Ghadira Nature Reserve this afternoon.

The 60 delegates are here to take part in an operators' meeting, being held until Saturday, as part of the 10th anniversary since the EkoSkola programme was set up in Malta.

The programme aims at mobilising whole schools to empower students to adopt an active role in environmental decision-making and action. Schools that have successfully achieved this goal are awarded a Green Flag - a prestigious international eco-label testifying the school's commitment to fostering sustainable

The programme tomorrow includes a turtle release session at the Mellieha Bay Blue Flag Beach and a beach clean-up activity.

A Green flag award will take place in the evening.


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