Quote of the Week: Spring 2018, Week 15

Earth Week Quotes

The lifejacket of the earth is the ocean. Take the next four breaths --three of them come from the ocean.
Nainoa Thompson

Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Warren Buffett

  • Why does Nainoa Thompson say the ocean is the “lifejacket of the earth”? How does the ocean keep our planet alive?
  • Discuss the importance of trees. How do they help to keep the environment in balance?
  • Describe the importance of the ocean or trees (or one particular tree) to you personally.
  • Celebrate Earth Week at Leeward! On Tues., April 24 from 9:00 to 2:00 Leeward students, campus groups, and community organizations will take over the concourse to share sustainability related projects, information, and service and learning opportunities! See the calendar for a complete listing of Earth Week events.