December 8, 2011

World Environment day

World environment day is a global day for positive environmental action. People all around the world come together to ensure a clean environment and a safe place to live in. On this day people can take actions by planting more trees, organize cleaning up team for the neighborhood area or conduct any forms of activities for young children to enjoy.

World environment day this year focuses on FORESTS. For your information, India is the host of this global 'green' celebrations. The country was selected by the United Nations as it has shown commitment towards protection of its environment. 

The remarkable people of India has embarked on biggest tree planting to combat land-degradation. It has also successfully introduced projects that track the health of the plants, animals, water and other natural resources like mangrove forests. India with its well-known forests that store many wildlife species and home to millions of flora. 

The actions taken by India proves that the Earth can be saved and it is our job to protect it. This is crucial as it will preserve the natural resources from being destroyed and protect the wildlife species. We in Malaysia also can do such actions and the simple action that we can take is plant more trees, and reduce waste capacity by organize cleaning up team to clear up the mess around the neighborhood. 

Go 'green' everyone and participate in the environment celebrations held in our country. Start now or else you will regret. Important thing to remember, stop taking plastic bags from supermarket, stop using it, and start to bring your own shopping bags. Today, there are various pattern of shopping bags with variety of colors. So the choice is in your hand.

       - Forests cover 31% of total land area.
       - Forests are home to 300 million people around the world.
       - Over 1.6 billion people around the world depend on forests.
       - 30% of forests are used for production of wood and non-wood products.

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(Information adapted from [Q])

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