Agenda 21

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Agenda 21

  1. 1. Agenda 21<br />School: St George’s Lyceum Larnaca<br />
  2. 2. During the last few years, environmental pollution due to industrial progress and technological achievement has reached not only dangerous levels but in many instances, destructive levels, for the earth’s biosphere. <br /> We very often hear on the news that a certain industry has thrown its waste into the sea. We all know the consequences of such irresponsible behaviour. <br /> Factory waste ends up in the sea. Even the factory chimneys spread their pollution into the atmosphere which we breath and have difficulties in our breath<br />
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  4. 4. Causes of environmental pollution<br />Exhaust fumes and industrial waste.<br />Exhaust fumes created by transport, (cars and tracks)<br />Waste created by people living in big cities.<br />
  5. 5. What is the result?<br />Increase in the atmosphere’s temperature.<br />Lots fo dead fish on the coast<br />Many people with different diseases.<br />Destruction of the forrests.<br />Water pollution.<br />Ozone hole. <br />
  6. 6. Ways of solving the pollution problems<br />Installation of waste treatment plants of local and industrial waste. <br />Installation of catalysts in vehicles using petrol <br />Treatment of gases created by industry before they are released in the air. <br />Garbage recycling. <br />Setting up correct boundaries and proper use of, at the places of refuge burial.<br />Wider application of technology which makes use of renewable sources of energy. <br />
  7. 7. Our Agenda 21 at school:<br />Bring recycling bins at school and use them, instead of throwing our rubbish in the streets or in the school yard.<br />Planting trees in our school yard.<br />Collect plastic bottles to put in recycling cans. <br />Collecting aluminum tins for recycling. <br />
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  9. 9. The phenomenon of pollution is very important and everyone should do something about it before it’s too late!<br />
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  12. 12. Thank you for your attention!<br />Prepared by:<br />Andreas Demosthenous<br />Andreas Konstantinou<br />Eleni Pastellidou<br />

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