Young Reporters Winners Announced

Six entries from young people at schools in North Ayrshire, Stirling and Glasgow have won recognition in the Scottish Young Reporters for the Environment competition.

All entries in the 11 to 14 years and 15 to 18 years categories will now move on to the international Young Reporters for the Environment competition which 43 countries contribute to.  International winners will be announced at the end of June.

You can see all Scottish winning entries here.  They are:

Video Campaign 8-10 Years: Litter Litter Litter. Dalry Primary School

Video Campaign 11-14 Years: Irvine Litter Clean Up Video, Irvine Clean Up Crew/Greenwood Academy

Video Campaign 15-18 Years: Stop Plastic Pollution, Irvine Clean Up Crew/Greenwood Academy

Written Article 11 to 14 Years: How Eco-Friendly are the Olympics, Stirling High School

Written Article 15 to 18 Years: Tackling Litter in the River Clyde, Shawlands Sea Saviours

Multi Photo Reportage 11-14 Years: ‘Take a closer look..”, Abercorn Secondary School

Thanks to our friends at The Sound Lab, our two winners from Irvine Clean Up Crew receive the opportunity to create an hour long radio show to be broadcast on one of two Glasgow-based community stations who broadcast online, Radio Buena Vida and Clyde Built Radio.

Young Reporters for the Environment is an environmental journalism programme that gives young people the opportunity to share their thoughts on environmental issues they feel strongly about through writing, photography, and videos.

It is also an international competition and a network of nearly 500,000 young people worldwide actively speaking up for and protecting the environment.

Suitable for youth groups, school photography clubs or yearbook groups, Eco-Committees and uniform groups like Scouts or Girl Guides or individuals.

23 May 2023

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