Posts Tagged ‘ education ’

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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Heavy Floods Displace Many in Garissa and Tana River Districts, Kenya by Abdikadir Aden

May 2nd, 2013 | By
Heavy Floods Displace Many in Garissa and Tana River Districts, Kenya by Abdikadir Aden

All over the news, from radios to the internet to mobile updates, climate change and its anticipated impacts are all you hear. Though much of the
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Global Warming by Brianna Moore

Apr 25th, 2013 | By
Global Warming by Brianna Moore

Global Warming is the increase in the average temperature of the atmosphere, oceans, and landmasses of Earth. The reasons for the increase in atmospheric temperature are the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas which release carbon dioxide and other substances known as “greenhouse gases” into the atmosphere. This release saturates
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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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Kick Cigarette Butts In The Butt! by Brianna Moore

Apr 18th, 2013 | By
Kick Cigarette Butts In The Butt! by Brianna Moore

Two cigarettes, one named Kool and the other named Newport, were walking down the street looking for some where to hang out.  It was no mystery that they were actually looking for some where to live and survive.  As they walked down the street, they talked about the myth that cigarette butts are biodegradable.  Smarter
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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. 



Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Mar 26th, 2013 | By
Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Oil plays a key role in supporting modern-day life. As examples, it is used in plastics, as a fuel, for heating, and as a fertilizer;
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Go Green With Friendly Yellow by Brianna Moore

Mar 25th, 2013 | By
Go Green With Friendly Yellow by Brianna Moore

You are probably wondering, “What in the world is she talking about?” Well, let me share my secrets of how you can “Go Green With Friendly Yellow”.  Did you ever stop to think about that glass of lemonade you enjoy occasionally, or that slice of lemon that is wedged on the side of your water
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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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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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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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Plastic In Our Oceans by Abbie Barnes

Dec 13th, 2012 | By
Plastic In Our Oceans by Abbie Barnes

Plastic is a cheap and incredibly useful material that has dominated the way in which we live, work, eat and drink for 70 years. In the present time, it seems impossible to imagine a world without it, and it is easy to take this handy invention for granted. However, due to our wasteful lifestyles it
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Eco-education with International Partner

Feb 27th, 2011 | By
Eco-education with International Partner

Socialization and sharing especially about the environment are the most important thing nowadays. Therefore, AV Peduli invited Pedro, an international partner from Portugal to to visit Indonesia. Pedro had a road show schedule from school to school, like SMPN 1 Kedamean Gresik, Al Falah Gresik, Mutiara Bunda Sidoarjo, etc. Of course, Pedro not only inspired
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Environmental Education to Promote Global Amity

Dec 20th, 2010 | By
Environmental Education to Promote Global Amity

We notice that children in the United States and Europe are often more concerned about the environment than their parents. Why is it so? If we ponder over the issue, we will find that environmental concern is a very recent phenomenon. Most adults of today who control society were not taught to be environmentally conscious
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