Independence Day has always been part of the Supplementary School program. This year, Joonas Roose from Estonia was the guest speaker in Erika Kessa’s class. Photo: Kai Kiilaspea
There are two big positive reasons I think Estonia is important to the world and what the rest of us can learn from Estonians. First, Estonia is very environmentally friendly with a lot of green space and government initiatives and second, are its entrepreneurial advances in technology.
Environmentally friendly - global warming is a big concern to my generation and I feel that we can learn a lot from Estonia. It is a small country and has many green initiatives, which the government supports, to fix and manage a carbon footprint. Over half of Estonia’s land area is covered by forest, which contributes to high air quality. The World Health Organization ranked Estonia’s air as some of the cleanes...
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