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First Green Map for Tirana, Albania - Hand Made

Green Map developed by hand

Students of the school "Deshmoret e Lirise" prepared the first Green Map for Tirana, the capital of Albania. They created a Green Map showing the present locations of green resources, and a Future Green Map capturing their proposal for new green resources. They composed the maps using paper and crayons, and afterwards used ArcGIS Explorer to transfer those maps into a Geographic Information System. At the end, they wrote a letter to the Mayor of Tirana, asking for their work to be published on the web site of the Municipality of Tirana.

Read their letter to the Mayor in English and in Albanian.

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Honorable Mayor,
We are writing this letter to ask for your consideration of our request towards raising public awareness for the citizens of Tirana regarding the protection of the environment.
During the past week (26 – 29 June), we the students of the public school “DËSHMORËT E LIRISË,” learned about the computer program ArcGIS Explorer. This program helped us develop the first Green Map for Tirana as shown in the inclusion.
The Green Map of Tirana that we prepared during this course was published on the web site of the global youth initiative “My Community, Our Earth” organized by the Association of American Geographers, and on the web site of the international organization GREENMAP SYSTEM headquartered in New York City. You can find these publications in the following links:
http://www.aag.org/cs/mycoe/learning_resources/project_gallery/mycoe_pro...
http://www.greenmap.org/greenhouse/en/user/3024
http://www.greenmap.org/greenhouse/en/node/11816
http://www.greenmap.org/greenhouse/en/node/11821
It is our desire that you also publish our maps in the web site of the Municipality of Tirana. These maps show Tirana in the present, and our proposal for Tirana in the future.
List of students:
Alesia Marku, Ani Kristo, Ebi Kristo, Ester Arapi, Fjona Kopani, Fulvio Papadhopulli, Glen Maranaku, Johan Muka, Kati Laska, Keni Mihaj, Ketrina Pashaj, Klarenc Hajderlli, Kliti Gramozi, Megi Afezolli, Oliger Cibaku, Rei Selimaj, Uendi Reka.

Respectfully, the students of the public middle school “DËSHMORËT E LIRISË.”
29.06.2012 Tirana, Albania
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I nderuar zoti kryetar,
Ju shkruajme kete leter per t’ju kerkuar te merrni ne konsiderate kerkesen tone per te sensibilizuar opinionin publik te qytetareve te Tiranes per ceshtjen e mbrojtjes se ambientit.
Gjate javes qe lame pas( 26qershor deri ne 29qershor),ne nxenesit e shkolles publike “DESHMORET e LIRISE” mesuam mbi programin kompjuterik ArcGIS Explorer Desktop.Ky program na ndihmoi te krijojme Harten e pare te Gjelber te Tiranes(Green map of Tirana),si me poshte:
Harta e Gjelber e Tiranes,e pergatitur nga ne gjate ketij kursi u publikua ne faqen zyrtare te organizates nderkombetare GREENMAP SYSTEMS me qender ne New York City.Keto harta mund t’i gjeni ne link-et me poshte:
http://www.aag.org/cs/mycoe/learning_resources/project_gallery/mycoe_pro...
http://www.greenmap.org/greenhouse/en/user/3024
http://www.greenmap.org/greenhouse/en/node/11816
http://www.greenmap.org/greenhouse/en/node/11821
Deshira jone eshte qe ju t’I publikoni keto link-e ne faqen zyrtare te Bashkise se Tiranes.Keto harta prezantojne Tiranen e sotme dhe ate te se ardhmes.
Lista e nxenesve:
Alesia Marku, Ani Kristo, Ebi Kristo, Ester Arapi, Fjona Kopani, Fulvio Papadhopulli, Glen Maranaku, Johan Muka, Kati Laska, Keni Mihaj, Ketrina Pashaj, Klarenc Hajderlli, Kliti Gramozi, Megi Afezolli, Oliger Cibaku, Rei Selimaj, Uendi Reka.
Me respekt ,nxenesit e shkolles 9-vjecare publike :“DESHMORET E LIRISE”.

29.06.2012 Tirane,ALBANIA