23.4.09

Hari Bumi

Once in a while, I can be ignorant (okay, okay.... most of the time la) ... like when I picked up Asma and Arissa from school this evening. As the girls settled in the car... we had this conversation:

Asma: Happy Earth Day, Bapak!!!!
Bapak: Huh?
Arissa: Today is Earth Day la, Bapak!!!
Bapak: Yang hari tu kita tutup lampu bagai and makan dinner dalam gelap tu apa?
Asma: Laaaa... tu Earth Hour la... lain la...
Bapak: Oooooo ya ke?

Feeling suitably idiotic for not being aware of the Day, upon reaching home, I googled Earth Day and I found this CNN report:

LONDON, England -- More than one billion people were expected to mark Earth Day Wednesday April 22. Since its creation by United States senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970, Earth Day's reach has spread around the world and is now marked in about 175 countries.

Earth Day Network, the organizers of Earth Day, are launching the "Green Generation" campaign. The campaign will last two years and Earth Day's organizers hope it will raise awareness on how to reverse dangerous environmental trends.

Okay, Selamat Hari Bumi semua!!! Let's save the planet!!!!

16 comments:

Drama Mama said...

happy belated earth day! :-D yes let's join millions others in saving the earth :-D

Mior Azhar said...

Yes, let's save the world... its for our children...

and Happy Book Day too...

nixa said...

lets! (Jom! in malay)

wanshana said...

Let's! :)

We can start small at home - turning the tap off while brushing our teeth, switching all electrical appliances and gadgets totally when we're not using them or when we're not in the room.

We should also re-cycle all re-cyclable stuff as much as we can. When we tapau food, we should bring our own containers; when we do our groceries bring bags from home :)

And kalau ada neighbour buat open burning, REPORT!!! Jangan tak report!!! :)

Neeza Shahril said...

love the earth..
jangan jadi macam certain people kat sini...
sesuka hati je buang sampah while driving.. ish ish...
sakit earth tu kan..

Anonymous said...

phewww.....nasib baik u dengaq "Happy earth day bapak" and NOT "happy Earth QUAKE bapak....he he he...as we progress in life, some parts in us kena fine tuned la......:)

AAA

Akmal said...

me telepas terus. luper terus kemarin 22hb hahahaha.

Zabs said...

Salam Mior,
Thank you for sharing. Di sini pun kelabu macam anda juga.
Kalau Earth Hour hari itu banyak propaganda nya...kenapa Earth Day tak banyak cerita pulak ye?

Anonymous said...

earth day is really celebrated here in sunway college. lagi2 plak safia amik world issues class n my lecturer semangat earth day. we celebrated in class :)

Mior Azhar said...

Nisah,

Jom and jom and jom....

Mior Azhar said...

Shana,

How very true... there are a lot of things that we can do to help save the planet... like you said small stuff kan? Let's...

Mior Azhar said...

Neeza,
Yessss. love the earth.. actually kat sini pun melambak orang could not care less about the earth ni... humans..

Mior Azhar said...

Azwan,

Tu lar kan? Can't wait nak pi rasa .. apa dia.. Richard Harris coffee...

Mior Azhar said...

Akmal,

apparently ramai yang cenggitu... no sweat we are in the majority...
(I'm coming to UIA Kuantan on May 4 insya Allah... perhaps we can meet up!!!

Mior Azhar said...

Salam Pak Zabs,
Hairan jugak saya, Earth Hour bukan main lagi riuh nya... alih2 Earth day senyap sunyi jer..

Mior Azhar said...

Safia,

I figure colleges mesti go big punya on this Earth Day thingy.. too bad it was not expanded to the masses. Abah tau dak ada Earth Day?