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There are many ways of expressing one's passion to protect and conserve the environment. This section features an array of compositions like inspiring stories, short essays, poems and art works by "green-minded" youth for the "green-blooded" readers.
The Wise Man by rommel — last modified August 11, 2008 10:35 AM
Once upon a time there was a wise man who used to go to the ocean to do his writing. He had a habit of walking on the beach before he began his work. One day he was walking along the shore. As he looked down the beach, he saw a human figure moving like a dancer.
Catch of a Lifetime by PEMSEA Webmaster — last modified August 11, 2008 10:38 AM
There was once an 11-year-old who went fishing every chance he got from the dock at his family's cabin on an island in the middle of a New Hampshire lake.
What do Trees have to do with Peace? by PEMSEA Webmaster — last modified August 11, 2008 08:25 AM
We would like to share with you this wonderful story about the innate power and strength of a woman, whose passionate efforts created a positive impact on the environment and the lives of many. This story was written by Denise Roy.
Helping Out in My Own Sphere of Influence by PEMSEA Webmaster — last modified March 26, 2010 07:23 AM
Let me set the record straight: I practically had no idea what Coastal Resource Management (CRM) meant when I applied for the first East Asian Seas Congress Youth Forum in 2006.
"The White Coffin" Wins Creative Developments in Healthy Cities Award by PEMSEA Webmaster — last modified March 26, 2010 07:21 AM
A student environmental advocacy activity at the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) on the use of eco-friendly food packaging called "The White Coffin", was given the Award for Creative Developments in Healthy Cities by the Alliance for Healthy Cities during the 3rd Global Conference held in Ichikawa, Japan on 25 October 2008.
SEAing the Garbage by Eunice Cacatian, Philippines — last modified August 11, 2008 09:54 AM
September 15 was an atypical Saturday morning. I had to wake up earlier than usual to prepare myself for a green battle. After breakfast, I’m all ready to set my feet, and soil my hands, along the stretch of Manila Bay’s coast. Today marks the battle of the green warriors of the sea who advocate for a clean and habitable marine coastal ecosystem.
Youth Proposes Projects for the Environment by PEMSEA Webmaster — last modified August 11, 2008 12:38 PM
In a conference held last 18 August at the Cebu International Convention Center, youth teams composed of scholars of the Young Minds Academy (YMA) proposed projects to help solve environmental problems.
Protecting the "Center of the Center" by PEMSEA Webmaster — last modified August 11, 2008 12:56 PM
Old Dominion University associate professor Kent Carpenter told an audience composed mostly of young people that the "Philippines is the center of the center of marine biodiversity." Dr. Carpenter and Victor G. Springer's study entitled "The Center of the Center of Marine Shore Fish Biodiversity," revealed that the Indo-Malay-Philippine Archipelago (IMPA) has the richest marine biodiversity in the world.
Students Campaign for Eco-friendly Food Packaging in Malaysia by PEMSEA Webmaster — last modified November 14, 2008 11:49 AM
Inspired by the activities and energy present during the first East Asian Seas Youth Forum held in 2006, two delegates from the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) returned to their country with firm commitments to live up to the core principle of the Youth Agenda for the East Asian Seas, which is to "Empower = Inform x Inspire x Involve." Mervin Low and Mahfuzah binti Othman, with the support of faculty and friends, initiated the revival of Kelab Alam Sekitar (KAS), an environmental club in USM. KAS, together with USM’s Corporate and Sustainable Development Division, other student organizations and the support of the school administration, launched the "White Coffin" campaign, which led to USM becoming the first university in Malaysia to ban the use of polystyrene food containers on the campus, and use eco-friendly packaging.
Timor-Leste Youth Conduct Environmental Activities by PEMSEA Webmaster — last modified April 19, 2010 09:54 AM
A tree planting activity was conducted on 26 January 2010 in conjunction with the three-day field orientation held at the research area of the Faculty of Agriculture, Hera, National University of Timor-Leste. The activity was organized by the Students Association from the Departments of Agronomy, Animal Science and Agro-Economics of the National University of Timor-Leste, which aimed to promote awareness among students and local communities on caring and protecting the environment as well as encourage their involvement in environmental activities. The field orientation was participated in by 200 students and 40 student committees.
Raising Community Awareness on Climate Change in Timor-Leste by PEMSEA Webmaster — last modified October 25, 2010 03:41 AM
Article contributed by Mr. Joaozinho da Costa Corbafo Noronha of the National University of Timor-Leste, participant of the 2nd EAS Youth Forum, East Asian Seas Congress 2009.