3 Sep, 2013

North America: What Youth are Doing for the Environment

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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

3 Sep, 2013

Africa: What Youth are doing for the Environment

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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

1 Sep, 2013

West Asia: What Youth are Doing for the Environment

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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

31 Aug, 2013

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

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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

29 Aug, 2013

Europe: What Youth are Doing for the Environment

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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

29 Aug, 2013

Search Begins for Kenya’s Young Green Leaders

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Are you a young Kenyan aged between 18 and 24 years? Are you passionate about the environment? Here is a chance for you to become a UNEP-Bayer Young Environmental Envoy! The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Bayer are looking for enthusiastic young people who can demonstrate leadership and an active commitment to tackling environmental […]

25 Aug, 2013

Young Thai Wins UNEP’s Global Art and Environment Competition

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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