World Earth Day Programme


Date – 22.04.2024

Today, all the members of the youth society of the LMM gathered to make home-made recycled paper by using waste papers. Celebrating the World Earth Day,  Dr. L.P. Batuwitage, the Seacology Sri Lanka Representative, gave the opening statement, educating the young members about the significance of World Earth Day and this year’s theme while explaining about the importance of this current program that related to it.

To do this work, All the youth members have divided into four separate groups to perform this task. The LMM’s current intern, Ms. Rajini, provided the kids with a great deal of assistance in understanding and actually demonstrating the process of creating recycled paper.

According to her guidance, the youngsters have made the recycled papers and all of them were fully enjoyed this event. They have done it very well, and all the members gathered and united for this valuable work with pleasure.

This paper-making activity has not a particular task; it’s all about their creativity, art, design, and organizing too. Dr. L.P. Batuwitage’s presence and her value as a supporter of the Lanka Mangrove Museum are greatly appreciated by the LMM.

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World Earth Day is a celebration held annually on April 22nd to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970 and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries. Earth Day events range from large-scale clean-up campaigns to educational activities focused on environmental issues such as climate change, pollution, conservation, and sustainable development. It serves as a reminder of the importance of preserving our planet for future generations and encourages individuals, communities, and governments to take action towards a more sustainable and eco-friendly world.

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