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Canadian High School Students Awarded Prizes for Environmental Projects!

In partnership with contest sponsor, Waste Management of Canada, ECO Canada is awarding four Canadian secondary schools with $2,000 each for submitting videos that focus on an environmental issue and related career choices. The winning teams are from the following schools:

 

  • École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School in Lacombe, Alberta
  • École Secondaire Etienne-Brûlé in Toronto, Ontario
  • Evan Hardy Collegiate Saskatoon in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan,…
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Added by ECO Canada on May 16, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Hello

Hi! I'm Jess and I just joined here and I love caring for the earth. I have a blog: teensfortheearth.blogspot.com so please check that out ;) That is where I will post most often.

 

love,

jess!

 

p.s. If you want to chat with someone, send me a note or something cause I will respond (unless you are a stalker or something :) )

 

 

Added by Jess Jones on April 26, 2011 at 7:07pm — No Comments

ANIMALS

It is true that animals should get proper shelter facilities to have their lives lived in the best ways..

Added by Anshikha on April 21, 2011 at 6:44am — 1 Comment

ECO Canada Scholarship Program is Accepting Applications

ECO Canada awards four Canadian students annually with $2,500 towards their first-year tuition in an environment-related program at any Canadian post-secondary institution. An environment-related program can include, but is not limited to, engineering, sciences, social sciences, and mathematics.



Scholarships are awarded to individuals who have shown leadership in her or his community in the areas of environmental protection, resource management, or environmental sustainability.…

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Added by ECO Canada on April 19, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Elephants

http://neyture.info/teachered/endanger/reports/mammals/elephant/elephant.html

 

Read the part about the reasons for endangerment. I cant beleive people actually do this its scary and mean!

Added by ila M on April 6, 2011 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Earth Gauge Kids

Earth Gauge Kids makes the connection between weather and the environment and is geared towards grades 5-8. Weather is part of the environment and influences it in many ways. Here are some examples:

  • Birds migrating south before winter begins
  • Wildfires burning during dry weather and drought

  • Water cycling from the ocean to the air to the…
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Added by Carson Gray on April 5, 2011 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Party for the Planet

Hi again,

So, it’s almost April again and that means zoos across the states are gearing up for Party for the Planet, a fun event that really rocks! Party for the Planet is a fun and unique event that AZA (and other ^_^) zoos put on sometime around earth day (April 22nd). Although different institution put on different PP, for the most part they are a special day that zookeepers and the public get to have loads of fun doing awesome things. At the zoo where in my town, the staff invites the… Continue

Added by Katie Henry-Hettel on March 21, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

*Ribbit* and Here Comes FrogWatch!

Hi guys!

     So this is my first post on T4PL, and I was trying to think of something awesome to write about for my first post. Then I realized that I don't have anything mind-blowing to share at the moment and am therefore going to talk about Frogwatch USA and how you can get involved. FrogWatch is new and exiting program sponsored by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. It just started up a new chapter in my area and the first meeting was held last Saturday. I will try to…

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Added by Katie Henry-Hettel on February 27, 2011 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Prospect Park Zoo Summer Volunteering

Returning volunteers: Prospect Park Zoo will be offering Summer camp beginning in June for children ages 4-9. If you are interested in being a classroom assistant for camp activities, please contact Debbie Dieneman-Keim to see if you qualify. If you have experience working with children and would like to volunteer at our zoo, see www.prospectparkzoo.com for more information.

Added by Allison Hague on February 2, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

make a difference to a shelter

Most animal shelters need simple things like food, clorox, rags, newspaper. These are items easy to collect and perhaps get donations from friends and family. It's a great project for school and a terrific way to help make the animal's life a little happier until he or she finds a home.http://www.lynnegobioff.com

Added by Lynne Gobioff on January 25, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

ECO Canada is hosting its 2nd annual Video Contest

Last year Eco-conscious high school students from across Canada were challenged to submit a video outlining an environmental issue in their community. In June 2010, four schools were awarded funds to help implement eco-friendly initiatives and green their school.

 

The second annual ECO Action! Video Contest is now open to students from grades 9-12 and will be awarding $2,000 to the winning teams. This national contest is designed to get students thinking about…

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Added by ECO Canada on December 21, 2010 at 6:39pm — 1 Comment

Planet Connect's Wildlife Conservaton Grant

If you're a high school student with a creative idea for conserving and protecting wildlife, Planet Connect is offering grants of $1,000 to implement projects and participate in a local internship focused on wildlife conservation or natural resources.

Click here for more…

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Added by Carson Gray on December 9, 2010 at 9:52am — No Comments

Making a difference

Hey,

I'm at a library thinking about what you ask well i think ill tell you how many of you want to make a difference??? well so do I. BUT i have to make a choice first

1) Stick with doing this little by little

2) making a quilt for the homeless

3) doing all of the above...Thats what i thought

so i will be coming on more frequently AND my website animals1745.shutterfly.com sorry bout that so leave a few (or more) comments and i will hope to…

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Added by Anna marie dell on October 1, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

water

IN HIMALAYAS RIDGES AND FURROWS ARE COMMON. WHENE RAINS GEI STARTED THE RAIN CAUSES SOIL EROSIO as well as FOREST SPOILATION. THIS MAY BE SOLVED NOW.

Added by km. Megha on September 18, 2010 at 11:15am — No Comments

water

three fourth of the earth is covered with water .the uneven distribution of water may cause flood, drought. Let us proceeds for solving the problems.

Added by km. Megha on September 18, 2010 at 3:58am — No Comments

Recycle

WHAT U CAN DO AT HOME


  • Turn off the lights when you leave a room.

  • Use both sides of a sheet of paper.

  • Use a cloth shopping bag and save the paper and plastic use for disposable bags.…

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Added by Shriranjani . L . Iyer on August 11, 2010 at 8:59pm — 4 Comments

Green Living Project---Mobile Tour Visits Schools

Students and teachers have loved learning about global sustainability with Green Living Project. We have some amazing stories to share! Our latest presentation, "Sustainability: Central America to Maine" features marine wildlife conservation (turtles), adventure eco-lodges, voluntourism and more.

Check out the photo below of a baby sea turtle protected by the Leatherback Trust in Costa Rica. It's great not only seeing this conservation work, but also being able to visit…

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Added by Laura Knudson on July 27, 2010 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

I am Sad, EVERYONE Sadie is sad...

I have to post-pone the iSave Haiti (that sounds like an episode of iCarly) fundrasier to next summer, because of money and school coming up. My mom doesnt want me worrying about it because its so close to the new school year.

I went to my room and CRIED. DO YOU HEAR ME PEOPLE! i FREAKIN CRIED FOR FREAKIN HAITI. NEVER HAPPENED B4 IT SUPRISED ME!

So now I have to go back to doing other world…

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Added by Sadie D on July 26, 2010 at 5:32pm — 2 Comments

Space Farms Zoo and Museum

Space Farms Zoo and Museum- sounds nice and fun, doesn't it? Well, after you read about my first trip their you will change your mind!



I went to Space Farms…

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Added by Emily Angelise on July 22, 2010 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

We Are The World... NOT!

If people would help the Earth as much as they listen to music, then there wouldnt be any 2012 business going aound. We wouldnt have to worry about helping other countries. Then again nobodies perfect. Nobody wants to do anything they are suppose to do, nobody wants to help anymore.

My mom tells me stories anout how all the children in the neighborhood would play together. Nobody does that anymore. What happen to everyone playing hide-&-seek.…

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Added by Sadie D on July 21, 2010 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

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Dept of Education Sustainability Poster Contest at New York

December 2, 2014 at 6pm to December 19, 2014 at 7pm
NYC DOE Sustainability Initiative's artwork contest invites students to create posters about environmental sustainability (energy, water, ecology, etc.), and actions that schools can take to get involved.  Winning posters will be produced and be available for schools to order at no cost, and prizes will be awarded to 9 winners. See More
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