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2008.0312

Presidents Grow Trees on Kungkuan Campus

<p><font face="Arial">By Sabrina Lin<br /> Campus Reporter</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">The central government decided to organize the annual Arbor Day activity on the&nbsp;Kungkuan campus today, while the president, the vice president and Marshall Islands president were all present.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">The activity, held by the Cabinet&rsquo;s Council of Agriculture (COA), was participated by President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁), Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) and Marshall Islands President Litokwa Tomeing, who was just recently elected as the president and is now visiting Taiwan.&nbsp; COA said that the activity was designed to promote the idea of slowing down global warming by growing more trees.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">&quot;Growing more trees happens to be a part of APEC&rsquo;s policies, which were made to slow down global warming.&nbsp; We also need to contribute ourselves to the policy by&nbsp;growing more greens to protect our environment,&rdquo; Chen said.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">In addition to government officials, a group of Wanfu Elementary School children also participated in the activity and each of them&nbsp;grew a tree as well.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial"></font>&nbsp;</p>