Thursday, June 4, 2009

World Environment Day 2009

People around the world will unite for the planet on 5th June for World Environment Day 2009, with a strong call for environmental action. This year's theme is 'Your Planet needs You! Unite to combat climate change' - a topic that reflects everyone's individual responsibility to protect the planet.

FOGSL, one of the leading environment organizations in Sri Lanka has organized series of events from 5th to 10th June to celebrate the WED 2009. All these events are aimed at the school children who have strong will to protect the environment.

5 June – Kivula Junior School, Kalametiya –Events: Seminars, Tree planting programme, Assessment of students’ creations.

5 June – Ekala Maha Vidyalaya (J.B. Senanayaka School) - Events: Seminars, Tree planting programme.

9 June – Alawathupitiya Junior School - Events: Seminars, Tree planting programme.

10 June – Yashodaradevi School, Gampaha - Events: Seminars, Tree planting programme.

5 June –A citizen science programme to assess status of Asian Openbill in and around Colombo will be started. This programme will be implemented with the volunteer participation of School children. Students who travel from Colombo to Polgahawela by train are invited to participate in this interesting study. For more details, contact Mr. Aruna Padmaperuma or Mr. Pradeep Suranga at FOGSL.

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