How you should
protect your environment
Keeping our environment neat
and tidy is a very important thing. You should
learn to protect the environment because I am
sure none of you would like to live in a dirty,
polluted environment and so do the animals that
live within it.
Many people pollute the areas
by dumping litter on roads, rivers and streams
instead of putting them in a bin. Some people
smoke. Smoking pollutes the air, makes you ill
and it also gives a bad example to children. Vehicles
send out harmful gases, which cause air pollution.
Noise pollution is also another big problem. Some
people shout, slam doors and play loud music,
which does not allow the people living in that
area to rest, relax or work. They make life unpleasant
for people living in that area.
To avoid pollution of waste
material we can recycle or re-use them, then we
shall also be able to save energy. We can re-use
jars, milk bottles and other glass containers.
Plastic bottles are easy to recycle and so are
You could avoid air pollution
by using small cars, walk or bike on short distances
and use trains and buses on long distances because
they use less energy for each person than the
Many countries have laws against
dirtying the environment. Although our little
country too has laws against dirtying the environment,
our people take no notice of them but we as children
must try to educate them by putting up posters
and showing TV advertisements to stop this terrible
disaster happening. We must help our little island.
The ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean.’