Plastic Litter in Inverurie - Strathburn Primary School, Aberdeenshire
2018-2019 Winner of Written Category for 8-10 years.
An article about the history of plastics and why they're such a problem for the environment.
Stop Polluting the Air we Breathe with Car Fumes - Lawmuir Primary School, North Lanarkshire
2018-2019 Winner of the Written Category for 11-14 years.
This article discusses the benefits of active travel and potential barriers to walking and cycling.
Food Waste in the UK
Maryam Majid looks at the issue of food waste in the UK and its contribution to climate change.
Reduce Reuse Recycle
Written by Ruby Caldwell-Hardie and Charlotte Ogilvie-Richards on the activities of Moray Waste Busters.
Reporting from Gardening Scotland - Grove Academy
Pupils from Grove Academy recently attended the Gardening Scotland event in a YRS capacity and have created a report about the One Planet Picnic Pocket Garden displays.
My Experience as a YRS Reporter
Emma Keith recently had the opportunity to be a YRS Reporter at Gardening Scotland and shared her experience in a blog.
Making A Difference - Linlithgow Bridge Primary School
Katie Junik from Linlithgow Bridge PS tells us about their recent journey to obtaining their seventh Eco-Schools Green Flag Award
Pollution, It Matters - City of Glasgow College
Written by Jasmine Lawrie, a photography student at the City of Glasgow College. Did you know that as of September 2014, there was a whopping 45.5 million people in Great Britain who
had an active driving license? Jasmine discusses some of the impacts of driving on our air and climate.
We Have Twelve Years... - Jasmine Lawrie, YRS Ambassador
Jasmine has written an article from the recent media around the UN's prediction that we have just twelve years to tackle the impact we are having on our environment.
Let's Take Action
Sia Shetkar explores humans impact on the earth, the potential effects of climate change and several measures we can all take to live more sustainably.
Climate Change: Dangers vs. Human Effects
A report on the human causes of climate change and its potential impacts on our way of living by Vedashree Upadhyay
Your Lunch Means the World - Wallacestone Primary School
Did you know that what you have in your lunch box can affect the whole world? A group of Young Reporters from Wallacestone Primary School look at the big picture in their packed lunches including climate change, endangered species, equality, and litter on land and in the sea.
The Food Waste Crisis
2016-2017 winner in the 11-14 age category, Amanda Amaeshi
Amanda investigates some of the reasons for food waste and how it can be prevented.
Community Coming Together at Cramond Beach Clean
2016-2017 winner in the 15-18 age category, April Hutchinson
Friends, families and strangers gathered on Saturday 25th January 2017 to help clean Cramond Beach, by giving up their time to pick up litter and record data. Read April's account of her experience at the Beach Clean.
Geeko-Eco Blog - Louise Cairney
A blog featuring articles on environmental issues and plastic pollution.
The Dava Way
An article to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Dava Way -a popular cycle and walking route along the old Highland railway line between Forres and Grantown. Written by Keavy Bell and Jason Cameron
Climate Change - Lanark Grammar School
Written by the S1 Geography Club, looking at the how and why of climate change.
Improving Biodiversity - Uddingston Grammar School
A PowerPoint presentation by Eco Club Reporters to show
how the club has encouraged biodiversity, and improved
the environment for plants and animals in the local area from June 2016 onwards.
Dog Fouling - Stirling High School
2015-2016 winner in the 15-18 age category, Iona McCormick
In September 2016, Iona McCormick attended our conference on Local Environmental Quality to report on the issue of dog fouling and how it affects her community. She wrote this report to summarise her experience along with a brilliant description of the Top 5 Dog Fouling Personalities
A PowerPoint presentation on renewable wind energy by Gabrielle Thomson
The Community Fights Back
An article about Honeybog Hill in Renfrewshire and the threat of development by Daniel Speirs.
Scaremongering or Reality
An article on climate change written by Darren Jordan
The Ostrich Generation
Ruaridh Thin-Smith shares his experience working as PR and Marketing Intern at Environmental Art Festival Scotland in 2015 and engaging young people in conversations about environmental issues.