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one of the 7 Emirates formed in Arabia since 1971. Its official
population is 1,500,000 inhabitants, but it’s number is greater
due to the number of people who come to Dubai from all over the
world, especially from India and Ethiopia to work in construction
(a city that has everything, full of skyscrapers and has other
major projects on the go like ‘The Palm’ (Three islands called
Jumeirah, Jabel Ali and Deira, whose construction will be
finished in 2008, or ‘The World’, a world map made up of 300
islands, where it is possible to buy one of the countries that
are represented by every island and then to exploit it
privately.) Dubai is famous for its’
The Arabic Emirates in Dubai celebrating the
"Global Environmental Youth Conviention- Diciembre 2006".
To participate in this Congress it was necessary to take a
course about Global Environment from the University of Lund,
given by the "International
Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE)".
There are close to a million foreign members from 34 countries
and we will be based in the
where we will stay and attend the different Congress meetings.
Spain will send a team including a teacher and two students from
2nd year Bachillerato from IES A Pinguela in Monforte.
general project focuses on the motto ‘Prevention is better than
cure’ We are working on various projects at A Pinguela and we
need to choose only one of the following issues: energy, water,
food, energy expense reduction, garbage and mobility.
present our work on Mobility, which is based on the ‘Hiking
Route’ to the festivo San Mateo in Monforte and its
surroundings. We have rediscovered and recovered
old route with the intention that those who usually drive to
the festivo change their mode of transport and now walk along
this route to the Pilgrimage of San Mateo. (2,000-3,000 cars are
usually located around the surrounding of the festivo’s
succeeding with this project with the help of public entities
like our Town Council which supports the idea and has been
collaborating with us from the start till now and cleans and
promotes this route. Also: The National Agency Socrates,
Comenius and private entities like ‘The Voice of Galicia’
through its’ ‘Natural Voice’. We also rely on the promotion of
this route with the help of the Mass Media to widen the echo of
our work. Via power point we will show to the world our project
in Valle de Lemos and its’ surroundings, which are places which
pass the recovered hiking route.
jose ramon casanova otero
pictures are from Wikipedia