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Welcome kids!
  • I'm Tiki the Penguin Welcome to my website where I hope you will find lots of useful stuff
  • Life is complicated for kidsI try to help you get to grips with today's issues
  • The problem with plasticMy latest guide explains
  • Our planet's nine livesLooking after our home planet
  • Have some fun!Like to have a laugh? Here you can!
  • Take a trip through timeJoin me on my Time Machine
  • What is climate change?Find out in my guide for kids
  • Energy's a hot topic!Read all about it here
  • Life in dangerFind out what's going on
  • What are you eating?What do you know about the food you eat?
  • Have you a burning question?I'lll do my best to answer!
  • Pollution is everywhereI'm here to help you make sense of it all
 

 



Kids v. US President
Here's a real David and Goliath story. Just as the USA pulls out of the world's climate change deal, a US court has said that 21 children have a right to a safe climate. Now, a Federal court is hearing their case against President Trump in weeks. If they win, the President will have to stop supporting the fossil fuel industry. More on this (June 2017)

Pollution Solutions Made for kids by kids from Khartoum American School, Sudan, Africa, May 2017

Save our Oceans from plastic pollution " Plastic pollution is killing our oceans -- by 2050 they will have more plastic than fish. " This is an AVAAZ campaign and you can add your voice too! Want to know why plastic pollution is such a problem? Take a look at my guide.

Donald Trump,  President of the United States of America. Image: Gage Skidmore (via Wikipedia)Climate change troubles
While evidence for global warming is stronger than ever, in the United States, President Trump and his administration are determined to look away.

Know your whalesWhale Image: Isaac Kohane
You can help in this project to understand whales!

Save Spoonie!Spoon-billed sandpiper. Image: ken
The tiny spoon-billed sandpiper is critically endangered because of what people are doing along its migration route between Russia, via China to Bangladesh. But 500 children from schools along the little birds' flyway got together and did something rather wonderful to help 'spoonie'.

The Recycled OrchestraParaguay's famous slum orchestra. Image: US Embassy in Paraguay
These amazing kids make music from trash. They live in a slum in Paraguay (South America) next to a huge garbage dump, the source of the trash they use to make musical instruments. As they learn to play their instruments, they join their own orchestra. They are so good that they now give concerts in many different countries. So could you make music from trash?

What do you like best on my website? Vote in my poll

My best video choices Check out some of these videos

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Tiki surfing the planet: a penguin with attitude...i everyone! I'm Tiki the Penguin. My website is specially for kids (but grown-ups can look too if they really want). Did you know I'm the first penguin anywhere to make a website? And I'm now starting to find out how to make short animations.... but it's not very easy! I'll let you know how I get on.

I've got loads of stuff for you here. Some is just fun (like jokes, quizzes and games) and some is more serious... I try my best to guide you through today's most important issues and problemsMost popular are my Guides for kids where you can find out important things which you need to know about our world.

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What do you know about the food you eat? Check out my Food GuideFood Do you know what you're eating? Update and upgrade completed January 2017.

Are penguins in peril? What is the planet's most dangerous animal? My Guide tells it like it isLife in danger What is the planet's most dangerous animal? Updated and re-designed, June 2016

Plastic is getting to be a serious problem, especially
                          when it ends up in the oceans.The problem with plastic Plastic is getting to be one of the worst forms ofpollution, especially when it ends up in the oceans.
Voir ce guide en français.

What is energy and why so important? What are fossil fuels and is nuclear energy good or bad? Find out in my GuideEnergy What is energy and why so important?
And what are fossil fuels?

Climate change Why is our planet getting warmer?
                 Update June 2017

My Guide shows you that pollution isn't just about smoke and stinksPollution Polluted land, polluted sea, polluted air — pollution is everywhere. Minor update June 2017

Some people think genetic engineering is dangerous. Others think it's perfectly safe. But who owns the genes that make a fish, a tomato or you? Should they be owned at all? This is a big issue and that's why I've made this guideGenetic Engineering Some people think genetic engineering is dangerous. Others think it's perfectly safe. Who's right? And just what is CRISPR? Update links, July 2016

Planet Earth's nine lives Our planet has limits but do you know what they are?
Update home page, August 2016

What's fracking? Find out why this new way of getting more gas is causing such a fuss!Fracking What is fracking and why all the fuss?

Why are people plundering the planet? My Guide helps you find outEating the future Why are some people plundering the planet like there was no tomorrow? Updated – May 2017


Some of you send me questions. To see my answers, click here.

 

Some of you send me questions. To see these questions and my answers, click here.

Have you a question?


Tiki's Time Machine really works!Have you tried out my Time Machine? With this wonderful machine you can whizz back through time to the very beginning of everything. (It really works too. Look at the picture on the left! But don't worry: it's perfectly safe to have a go on. I guarantee you'll get back to the Present!)

Click here to take a trip through Time (updated January 2017)


Then there's my Quizzes, and Features such as my Galapagos Islands trip and an incredible true story about an island and a planet. And don't miss my Fun stuff pages .... music, puzzles and loads of jokes sent in by kids like you.


You can help by sending a donation!Please help! My website needs donations to keep it running. If everyone who looked at my website for just this month donated the cost of a burger and bottle of cola, I'd have enough money to keep website going for a year or more. Click here to find out more.


could this be you helping me?And hey! Do you want to help make my site even more cool? You can by writing to me... or tell me about something you're doing to help make our world better. Just click and start writing. I promise I'll reply to friendly messages.

Bye for now...

Love from

I'm tired after all that work!

Plato (Wikipedia)"The mind of a child is a fire to be kindled, not a vessel to be filled."
Source: Plato, one of the most famous Greek philosophers who died in 348 BC aged about 80

   
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