‘Be keen on green’ is the message being taught in homes and schools around the world as the health of the planet becomes an ever greater concern. Schools and universities are on the frontline in the battle against climate change. None more so than Balandra Del Sur school in Ecuador. From their first day, the pupils learn about recycling and sustainable development, as it aims for the international certification of Eco-School.
Looking at Dutch history helps environmental future
In the Netherlands, where a quarter of the country lies below sea level, the management of wetlands is a very important skill. Trips to the swamps are used to show children the richness of their environment, and how their ancestors managed to build a nation on the marshes.
The fight to save wildlife in Cambodia
Angkor in Cambodia is not just one of the world’s most important heritage sites, it is also home to an initiative to spread the word about biodiversity. At the Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB), hundreds of endangered species are cared for.