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GreenUp Environmental Youth Initiative

GREENUP 500!

GreenUp 500 is a pet project initiated by Dominic Nsikan the DeforestACTION West Africa School Engagement Coordinator. GreenUp 500 is an environmental stewardship project modeled after the DeforestACTION school engagement program which seeks to engage school students and teachers to take actions aimed at halting deforestation. The project aims to engage 50 students from 5 secondary schools around Port Harcourt in planting 500 trees in Port Harcourt Community.…

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Added by Dominic Nsikan on June 20, 2012 at 10:42am — 1 Comment

Coastal Studies for Girls

Coastal Studies for Girls

The beautiful coast of Freeport, Maine provides a stunning setting for a semester or summer experience to explore, learn and grow. Learners with a passion for discovery, an adventurous spirit, and a desire for challenge actively explore coastal marine ecosystems while realizing their leadership potential in a supportive living and learning environment. Please visit our…

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Added by Loraine Washburn on January 25, 2012 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Keeping our Country clean and Green and being positive

tommorw from 8:00 am -11:30 along with the Discover authorities and other secondary schools on my Island ( Commonwealth of Dominica ) , my school (Convent High School ) will be cleaning up our town. This is to help keep our country CLEAN AND GREEN . Its great to see other secondary schools participating alongside my school and putting aside all rivals and differences and working together to help keep our country's environment clean . A brief report on what we did and Pictures will be up by…

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Added by Lyann Jefferies on January 20, 2012 at 9:50pm — No Comments

LEADERS FORUM

WANT TO BE A LEADER?

Whether you want to work on standing out as a leader or just want to improve your confidence and charisma for all aspects of life, you can find some great guidance and advice on this page. Leaders Forum will help you discover and fan-to-flame the Leadership Potentials that are lying latent in you, so you can be more successful, productive and happy in any role in your…

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Added by WISDOMITE on December 20, 2011 at 9:56am — No Comments

Plants

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9 GcTOkJMN_LKh2yddUYhicegngcH94xMz976DkLUpwrp-kbyoMPX99g

IF THEY WILL NOT EXIST THEN WE WILL ALSO NOT EXIST.........SO BE LIKE FRIENDS WITH…

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Added by Abhash Mishra on June 18, 2011 at 6:48am — 1 Comment

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

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