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North America: What Youth are Doing for the Environment

Application-Historical GIS Data to Reduce Erosion, United States of America

The purpose of our project was to design an assessment plan to identify stream way erosion using historical GIS-based (Geographic Information System) geophysical data. Storm water runoff from urban areas affects stream quality; as the population increases, so does the amount of impervious surface area and […]

3 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Africa: What Youth are doing for the Environment

Algerian Muslim Scouts * Elmanar *, Algeria

Project works to strengthen the spirit of environmental citizenship among students while working to give the successful models in environmental clubs in schools in order to disseminate in all schools of Algeria.

Plastics for pillows and teaching tools, Cameroon

Plastics littering has been reduced in or nearby our campus through the […]

3 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

West Asia: What Youth are Doing for the Environment

Bring the rubbish get the gift, Iraq

Students were not aware of throwing rubbish into the bins. Unfortunately they had the behaviour of dumping the waste out of, especially around, the rubbish bins. We think that being gained a good habit to our children is not easy because of that, in this project one of our […]

1 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Asia and the Pacific: What Youth are Doing for the Environment

Cakau Bula – Our Living Reef – Our heritage, Fiji

Kia Island is situated on the Great Sea Reef in Fiji; the third largest barrier reef system in the world. Increasing fishing pressure is damaging the marine ecosystem and resulting in lower catch, which has serious implications for the community’s livelihoods. The Reef Ranger’s programme, which began […]

31 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Europe: What Youth are Doing for the Environment

Californian worms, Macedonia

The production of healthy food requires great amount of organic fertilizer,which with the current development of the stock-breeding and the needs for vegetal production’s impossible to supply. On the other hand,faced with the enormous amount of organic waste(for example the tree leaves,which desolve in the parks)we asked ourselves ”can these potencial polluters of […]

29 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Search Begins for Kenya’s Young Green Leaders

29 August 2013|News for Youth|

Latin America and the Caribbean: What Youth are Doing for the Environment

The project aims to advise small farmers on the procedures for washing and returning pesticide packaging. Within two years we could observe a big amount of packaging thrown on the ground and mainly in the river Suzana, near the place where we develop the scouting activities. We have also observed the death of fish in […]

27 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Young Thai Wins UNEP’s Global Art and Environment Competition

On 30 July 2013, 13-year-old Chiratchaya Kaeokamkong’s painting of a child playing with fish, turtles and unicorns in a world awash with water and vegetation won first place in the 22nd International Children’s Painting Competition on the Environment, run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Further Resources UNEP Children & Youth Initiative (TUNZA)Gallery of the […]

25 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|