Posts Tagged ‘ conservation ’

School’s In By Julie Salzman

Oct 29th, 2013 | By
School’s In By Julie Salzman

Summer has passed and I hope every student enjoyed their well-deserved time off.   Back-to-school campaigns are on the TV and invaded many magazines and newspapers.  So whether you are the student who hasn’t emptied out their backpack from the prior year or you are the student who likes to do your school shopping early, please
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Je-ju Island by Alberta

Oct 29th, 2013 | By
Je-ju Island by Alberta

I would like to introduce Je-ju Island, a new seven wonders of nature. Je-ju island is located southwest of the Korean peninsula. Below are some facts about Je-ju Island: The island is home to both polar and tropical animals. It is home to 77 types of mammal, 198 species of bird, 8 kinds each of
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Youth from Garissa County gets honored as Tree Ambassador

Oct 1st, 2013 | By
Youth from Garissa County gets honored as Tree Ambassador

Meet Abdikadir Aden, also known as Mr.Environment from Garissa. The 25 year old youth is a great inspiration, especially to youth in this country and
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World Environment Day Celebrations in Garissa by Abdikadir Aden

Jun 30th, 2013 | By
World Environment Day Celebrations in Garissa by Abdikadir Aden

Wednesday 5th June, 2013 was my biggest day as a young environmentalist as I joined in the global events for World Environment Day, 2013. Garissa
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PWC’s Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-Up by Harnoor Gill

Jun 6th, 2013 | By
PWC’s Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-Up by Harnoor Gill

  Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park, Brampton, Ontario: The shoreline clean-up we conducted at this park in Brampton was the first spring clean-up at our 2nd year pinnacle held on April 21st 2013. We had a great turnout at Chinguacousy Park with lots of youth participation where kids were physically involved in the shoreline clean-up.
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Be Water Smart by Brianna Moore

Jun 4th, 2013 | By
Be Water Smart by Brianna Moore

Rain barrels can help you be water smart.  Our lakes provide a fifth of the world’s fresh water.  Simply creating or purchasing a rain barrel can help preserve our fresh water and keep our lakes healthy and clean.  In addition, collecting rain water will also help to protect the many unique species that live and
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Green On! by Hina Hazrat

Apr 30th, 2013 | By
Green On! by Hina Hazrat

We can not refute the significance of green plants on this planet. Without oxygen we cannot live for even a moment. Without oxygen, the animal world will die away. Plants make the oxygen and spread it in the air. While inhaling air we take the oxygen with it and live in life. Carbon dioxide makes
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Earth Day 2013 Fast Facts / Fast Solutions by Sam

Apr 22nd, 2013 | By
Earth Day 2013 Fast Facts / Fast Solutions by Sam

Did you know that the average North American produces approximately 4.4 pounds (2kg) of solid waste each day? This adds up to almost 60 tons of trash over the course of their lifetime! Did you know that garbage remains in a landfill for an average of 30 years before decomposing? This volume of garbage could
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Go Zero Waste This Summer! by Harnoor Gill

Apr 18th, 2013 | By
Go Zero Waste This Summer! by Harnoor Gill

Zero waste can be viewed as direct action against global climate change, habitat destruction and over consumption. Did you know that an average Ontarian in Canada produces approximately 385 kilograms (nearly 849 pounds) of waste per year? In this article, you will explore the depths of Zero Waste, the benefits of keeping stuff out of the
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Earth Day – April 22, 2013

Apr 16th, 2013 | By
Earth Day – April 22, 2013

Please visit: http://www.earthday.org/2013/about.html  to learn how you can contribute to Earth Day 2013!   Earth Day flyer made by Volunteer Youth Blogger Brianna Moore. 



Tigers Can Save Tigers By Harnoor Gill

Mar 21st, 2013 | By
Tigers Can Save Tigers By Harnoor Gill

                    From left: Salman Khan, a real tiger, and Tiger Jeet Singh (Photo credit: H. Gill)   “Killing tigers is for GREED, not for NEED: SAVE TIGERS” – Anonymous This quote reminds us as animal lovers, to help stop the widespread and growing international poaching of the tigers.
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Let’s Switch to Paper Bags! By Hina Hazrat

Mar 21st, 2013 | By
Let’s Switch to Paper Bags! By Hina Hazrat

                          The father of Youth Blogger Hina gives a talk to youth about  “How We Can Switch to Paper Bags”. (Photo credit: H. Hazrat)   Nowadays, plastic bags are seen everywhere, it’s common to see people carrying their shopping items in plastic bags. There are many
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Drinking Water Out of the Air by Alberta Yoo

Mar 19th, 2013 | By
Drinking Water Out of the Air by Alberta Yoo

I came upon an interesting video on YouTube. The capital city of Peru, Lima, has only two inches of rainfall a year which makes people
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Lilstock Beach Clean-Up (February 24, 2013) by Abbie Barnes

Mar 13th, 2013 | By
Lilstock Beach Clean-Up (February 24, 2013) by Abbie Barnes

I had originally arranged a small family beach clean-up as a film shoot for my entry into the 2013 EcoTales film competition, but as my
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Young Kenyan Environmentalist Honoured

Mar 5th, 2013 | By
Young Kenyan Environmentalist Honoured

From upper left:   1. Abdikadir receiving the African Young Achiever Award from one of the organizers.   2. Abdikadir (centre) with Kenyan Wildlife Service Staff Madam Mary (left) and Madam
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Sonar 2 Voice by Harnoor Gill

Mar 5th, 2013 | By
Sonar 2 Voice by Harnoor Gill

Youth Blogger Harnoor Gill (Photo credit: H. Gill)   Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. – Joshua J. Marine. Species of marine mammals are endangered and could potentially become extinct if we, as a society, don’t make important changes. Sonar 2 Voice (S2V) is a cause founded to save
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Earth Hour 2012 – Go Beyond the Hour! by Abbie Barnes

Feb 27th, 2013 | By
Earth Hour 2012 – Go Beyond the Hour! by Abbie Barnes

                      For the last seven years the WWF (World Wildlife Fund) has held a global event on the last Saturday of March known as ‘Earth Hour’. This significant occasion began as a simple idea within a small community, but has now grown into a huge
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Save the Polar Bears by Harnoor Gill

Feb 21st, 2013 | By
Save the Polar Bears by Harnoor Gill

Youth Blogger Harnoor Gill (Photo credit: H. Gill) Save wild life and save yourself. Think about the polar bear; what will it do when there isn’t any ice? Will you be there to bear the sight? – Anonymous Our wildlife in Canada is becoming severely endangered; wildlife which includes the polar bears that reside in the
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Share Your Love With Mother Nature This Valentine’s Day! by Harnoor Gill

Feb 14th, 2013 | By
Share Your Love With Mother Nature This Valentine’s Day! by Harnoor Gill

“We’re sitting on our blessed Mother Earth from which we get our strength and determination, love and humility – all the beautiful attributes that we’ve been given. So turn to one another; love one another; respect one another; respect Mother Earth; respect the waters – because that’s life itself!” – Phil Lane, Sr. This valentine’s
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Saving the Earth by Abbie Barnes

Feb 12th, 2013 | By
Saving the Earth by Abbie Barnes

The uncountable number issues that we on planet earth are now facing can be extremely overwhelming, and it is easy to feel lost amongst huge global-scale action plans. However, as an individual or group of any size, change can be made. Below is just a small selection of random ways in which you can help
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