The following is a student's essay about "What can we do to improve the environment?"
Global warming is now gaining attentionas one of the global issues. I think it is good for each family to take part in activities. For example, we should keep the air conditioner at a low degree. We should not leave water running. While my father is brushing his teeth, he always leave water running. When I see him doing so, I stop the running water, saying, "Don't leave the water running! Don't waste it." Then, he came not to do so. It is important for each of us to be careful about everything in our life.
Also, the forests destroyed for the benifit and livelihood of people are increasing. I was sad to hear the news that a koala got a serious burn because of slash-and-burn farming in Australia. I think it is threatening not only the environment but also animal life. Tree planting is effective. Animals and insects can get homes again and decreasethe amount of CO2.
Therefore, we should continue to think about living with nature.
The following is a student's response to the question, "What can we do to protect the environment?"
Japan is working on solving the environmental issues. It's important to consider the way to solve them. Then, I came up with the idea. It is that people in the world grow up their own trees. There are two reasons.
First, plants produce oxygen, but they are decreasing now. It's because people don't plants after they cut and use them. Then, all people grow trees, and then they can increase them.
Second, plants can be some creatures' homes. It's necessary for us to preserve them.
For these reasons, I think the idea that dpeople all over the world own their trees will solve the environmental issues.
The following is a student's response to the question, "What can you do to improve the environment?"
I think that it is good for the environment to pick up a trash. I have two reasons.
Firstly, if we do that, the places where we pick up trsh will be clean. I joined a volunteer work on the last summer vacation. After the firwork festival, I went to the river bank and picked up trash. It was very early morning, so I was sleepy. I wanted to finish. But when my teacher said to me, "There was no trash. This place is clean. It's thanks to you," I was happy. I thought it is good to pick up trash.
Secondly, it is easy to pick up trash. Even small children can do. And even for a short time, we can do. So we should pick up trash for the environment.
In this way, I think it is effective to pick uptrash. So I want to join volunteer activities from now on. And I want to pick up trash in many places such as schools and parks myself. To pick up trash is easy and we feel good when the places are cleaned. So it is effective.
A YFU short-term student came to our school. She is from the Republic of the Philippines. She is going to study as a member of 1-6 until February the 6th, Thursday.
On January the 15th, "The 38th Shikoku Senior High School Students' Presentation Contest on International Understanding" was held at IYO Yume Mirai Hall in Iyo city. ESS International Understanding Club members made a presentation and they won the good performance award.