Posts Tagged ‘ Environmental responsibility ’

The Life of The Plastic Savage by Brianna Moore

Mar 14th, 2013 | By
The Life of The Plastic Savage by Brianna Moore

I was born on December 31, 2010, made of virgin plastic, and I will become either a water drinking bottle or a soda pop bottle.  As I leave the factory, I can’t help but to wonder how long my journey will be before I end up in that paradise called the landfill.  I am in a hurry,
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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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Fast Fact; Fast Solution

Feb 20th, 2013 | By
Fast Fact; Fast Solution

Eco-friendly eating : Making it possible “Frozen food uses 10 times more energy to produce than fresh food.” What you can do: Try to buy food that is grown and harvested locally. Locally grown food stands or markets are emerging in many areas. Research the towns close to you and see if there is a
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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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Fast Fact; Fast Solution

Feb 5th, 2013 | By
Fast Fact; Fast Solution

“Each of us consumes an average of seven trees per year in paper, wood, and other products made from trees. Over a lifetime, this amounts to approximately 525 trees- sufficient to cover about 1 acre of land.” What YOU can do to stop this from happening: -Use social networking (email) instead of sending letters or
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Food Miles: From Source to Table by Abbie Barnes

Jan 24th, 2013 | By
Food Miles: From Source to Table by Abbie Barnes

Much of the food we consume travels great distances before reaching the plates in our homes. ‘Food miles’ refers to the distance that food is transported from the time of its production (producer), until it reaches the customer/consumer by boats, planes, lorries or cars. Since food miles were first observed in the 1990s, it is
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The Environmental Impact of Campaigns by Abdikadir Aden

Jan 22nd, 2013 | By
The Environmental Impact of Campaigns by Abdikadir Aden

  Campaign posters on a wall (A. Aden)   Waste from posters in the street (A. Aden) It is campaign period here in Kenya and the streets look beautiful in white printed posters with current politicians and hopeful politicians in suits. Each aspirant wants to be noticed and heard in the loudest voice. From the printing
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Green Festive Season by Abdikadir Aden

Dec 28th, 2012 | By
Green Festive Season by Abdikadir Aden

The year has been so long and people are tired and worn out. That does not mark the end of the year. Every person, whether young or old, wants to rest their mind and celebrate in one way or the other. From New Year parties to X-mas celebrations, happily married couples who want to enjoy
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Introducing Abdul Muqeet, The Paper Bag Boy

Jan 24th, 2012 | By
Introducing Abdul Muqeet, The Paper Bag Boy

Former Eco-Hero runner-up Abdul Muqeet, also known as the “Paper Bag Boy,”  is no longer an ordinary student; instead, he has become a passionate environmentalist. His project to make paper bags and distribute them in his community, to encourage recycling of paper and discourage use of plastic, is attracting a lot of attention. Honored with various prestigious awards
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Opportunities of Recession

Jan 27th, 2011 | By

There are many  environmental opportunities that arise out of recession. As we all read in environmental literature, businesses are responsible for environmental woe. They are let free to do whatever they want, and they can keep doing things like drilling oil and mining and polluting. America, the world’s major economic power, is heavily dependent on
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