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Students spread awareness on global warming
Published on 25 Apr. 2010 12:14 AM IST
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St Mary’s Cathedral Hr Sec School Lerie Kohima observed world Earth Day on April 22. In order to commemorate the significance of the day the Nature Club organized a debate competition on Global Warming .
The theme for the debate was “ Science and Technology: Cause Global Warming”. Eight students from the four houses of the school participated in the debate competition.
The best debater award was secured by Emffu of Class X B and second and third positions were bagged by Meyejungla of IX A and Rovino of class IX C respectively .
During the debate the members expressed their views , how the science and technology from the time of industrialization has been causing the Global warming and how to make use of science and technology to reduce the emission of Green House gases.
They tried to prove that without Science and Technology even we would not come to know about Global warming and the measures to reduce the Green House gases.
The Principal of the School Rev.Fr. Johny Mathew exhorted the students to contribute positively to reduce the emission of the Green House gases.
After the debate competition students of St Mary’s HSS took a pledge to plant trees in and around the school premises on June 5, the Environment Day which can cut short the concentration of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
AR School: With the aim to spread awareness among students on the significance of protecting environment, teachers and the students of Assam Rifles (AR) High School, Kohima observed ‘Earth Day’ on April 22.
The day began with cleanliness drive at the school complex, launched by student members of the School’s Eco Club to set example that everyone need to contribute in saving the environment.
It was followed by a street play by the young thespians on the theme “Saving Mother Earth” that depicted the harmful effect of pollution, which threatens the very existence today. The play underscored the importance of planting trees and protecting our natural resources.
The children participated in painting competition and poster making contests on a variety of themes, such as earth is beautiful, save tiger, save trees and water, global warming, say no to plastics and pollution control.
To stress on the need for recycling and reusing products, a workshop on paper-bag making was also conducted for classes VI to IX Addressing the teachers and students, the principal of the school, Inderpreet Kaur Ahluwalia explained the need for celebrating ‘Earth Day’.

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