is from Madras in India. She has two brothers. Her parents were
very poor and her legs were paralysed by polio when she was small.
here to see Abhirami's slide show
Ram is from a village called Dyanparechaur in Nepal.
His parents grow what food they can on a tiny plot of land on a
here to see Jaya Ram's slide show
lives in Atico, a village near Arequipa - the famous white city
of Peru, South America. He has three brothers and sisters. His family
is very poor and they can't even get clean drinking water.
here to see Jean Pool's slide show
also lives in Peru, in a tiny place called Pusoc 5 hours walk from
the nearest town, Bambamarca. She's the youngest of 10 children.
Her mother is a shepherd.
here to see Jovani's slide show
is from India, a village in the state of Maharashtra. Both his parents
are labourers who work on the land. But this land is often struck
by serious droughts so the people have to leave to look for work.
here to see Praveen's slide show
Global warming is the reason for little snow,
It happens because where all the methane gas goes.
The polar bears in the Arctic don’t know what to think
Because the ice melts in a blink.
Soon the penguins’ winters will be summer
Because the exhaust from our SUV’s and hummers.
It happens because the smoke stacks
Now the ice in Antarctica lacks
I tell you this because the animals need a solution
From this awful pollution
by a "teen concerned about global warming" - November
what all this stuff about pollution and global warming is about?
See my global
and my pollution
Poems by Beth and Alyce from Australia.
to see it their latest poem..
a poem by Alyce.
by Beth which she sent me back in 2001.