All posts tagged with: Environment

Save Lemurs

Publicado 21 de junio de 2014 Avatar

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A movie about lemurs in Madagascar was recently made. I was astonished to find out from people overseas who share their interest for these cute primates. Indeed, an American primatologist does fight for the conservation of their habitat. Thus, I was wondering why Malagasy did not act the same way. The answer is that we have a terrible dilemma: should we protect the lemurs or should we give families a chance to live? On one hand, Malagasy families live under the exploitation...


Zambia's Child Climate Ambassadors Commemorate World Environment Day

Publicado 17 de junio de 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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Se registró el día 5 de febrero de 2014
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On 5 June, child climate ambassadors across Zambia joined the rest of the world in commemorating the 2014 World Environment Day. The local theme was ‘Raise Your Voice, Not the Green House Gases – Protect the Environment.’ In Lusaka, the ambassadors joined the national commemoration at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC). The activities included a two kilometer awareness walk, school art competition, exhibitions and speeches by the Acting Honorable Minister of Lands, N...


A Human Habitat

Publicado 17 de junio de 2014 Avatar Thompson_Youth_Zambia

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I want our government to enforce regulations on how we can keep our surroundings clean. People should be told of what happens to the environment when it is not taken care of. Here is a picture that shows how Mongu, a town in the western part of Zambia, is not cared for by its own people... I wonder what would happen if this kind of dirt is allowed to pile up for more than 5 years.... Let's stand together and find a way to show these people how to keep our environment clean....


Mapping Day

Publicado 12 de junio de 2014 no picture diar

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I am a student at the "Sami Frashëri '' Gymnasium, studying Social Sciences. I participated in a lot of trainings and activities as a volunteer, where I had the opportunity to meet many peers, adults, and gain new knowledge. My involvement in activities of different organizations has made me understand very well the concept of active citizenship and the importance of citizen participation in governance and processes which aim the improvement of our communities. Therefore, a big pa...


The Place Where we Live

Publicado 12 de junio de 2014 Avatar Thompson_Youth_Zambia

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Se registró el día 8 de febrero de 2014
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I went to some places here in Mongu, Zambia and I did not like the way people of our country are treating the environment. Market places are becoming rubbish pits, litter is disposed of any which way. Is there a way in which we can stop this? How can we get the attention of these people and tell them how this is a discriminatory way of treating the environment? Our drainage system is supposed to be a means of controlling the flow of water during the winter season but is the same pe...


WED 2014....

Publicado 4 de junio de 2014 no picture Cadmus Atake-E

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World Environment Day (WED) is a supposedly great day celebrated every June 5th to celebrate the environment and all that it has to offer. It is a day set aside by the United Nations to celebrate the sustainability and well being of mother earth and to campaign for its sustainability, protection and conservation. Yet with all of these campaigns and preparations we still have degradation, high levels of pollution, oil spills, land grabbing, and GMOs. Other environmental destruct...


Our Environment is the Future

Publicado 3 de junio de 2014 no picture Hanna G.

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Se registró el día 30 de mayo de 2014
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World Environment Day Environment is the sum total of what is around something or someone. It includes living things and natural forces. The environment of living things provide conditions for development and growth, as well as of danger and damage. It's everything that makes up our surroundings and affects our ability to live on the earth—the air we breathe, the water that covers most of the earth's surface, the plants and animals around us, and much more. World Environmen...


Let us breathe

Publicado 3 de junio de 2014 no picture Meron

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Se registró el día 29 de mayo de 2014
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World Environment Day is the United Nations principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years it has grown to be a broad, global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated by stakeholders in over 100 countries. It is celebrated every year on June 5th to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and planet earth. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972. T...


World Summit Youth Award 2014

Publicado 12 de mayo de 2014 no picture Charlotte Dreyer

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Se registró el día 23 de abril de 2013
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YOUNG DIGITAL POWER 4 SOCIAL GOOD An international contest for a global change. Promoting digital technologies acting for a better future. The World Summit Youth Award selects and promotes the world´s best practice in e-content. It demonstrates young people´s potential to create outstanding digital contents via Internet and Mobiles and serves as a platform for people from all UN member states to work together in the efforts to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)....


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