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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Wash and return of pesticide packaging, Brazil 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.

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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

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