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Birds and Schools Americas

Banner for WMBD 2020 Birds Connect our World

Environment for the Americas (EftA) is working with WLI to promote the Birds and Schools project across partners in the Americas, to celebrate the amazing phenomenon of migration! We know that times are difficult because of COVID19, but we invite you to send us pictures, drawings, short

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DANAPURE World Environment Day

To celebrate WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY, we wanted to pay tribute to our DANAPURE Wetland, Colombia, as a place that has become a special reference of what the environment that surrounds us really is. Our Wetland has become a beautiful lesson in renewal and rebirth that surprises us

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UKUMARI Biopark ecoguides

Cartoon logo 'Ukumari Croac' 'Guardianes de los humedales'

At the UKUMARI Biopark, the local children who are responsible for the protection of the biopark’s ecosystems held a special and joyful celebration event for World Wetlands Day. With the biologists of the research centre, they are preparing to be the guides for visitors to the park,

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World Wetlands WEEK at Pointe-a-Pierre!

Video screenshot of students doing quadrant

The PaP Wildfowl Trust in Trinidad and Tobago celebrated World Wetlands week from the 2nd February to 7th February, 2020 with a variety of activities. Students participated in environmental programs such as Ecology Labs and Guided Nature Walks for the differently-abled at the Trust. The produced this

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DANAPURE celebrates World Wetlands Day in Colombia

To celebrate this important day, our students took a field trip to get to know the large wetlands located in the Dosquebradas municipality. After having made a tour of the site, they had the opportunity to take part in a conversation about the history of the place,

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Birds and Schools webinar, Latin America

On the 24th of October, Wetland Link International and Environment for the Americas celebrated World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) with schools from across Latin America. About 50 students in Panama (C.E.B.G. Victoriano Chacón, Telebásica Playa Leona, C.E.B.G. Punta Chame, and C.E.B.G. Nueva Gorgona), Argentina (Escuela Municipal de

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Creston Valley Bat Condo, Canada

Early in May a new “Bat Condo” went up on posts along the trail loop near the visitor centre. As the old interpretation centre will be removed in the near future, this new roosting structure was installed to provide “habitat” for the bats that currently live in

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May 22nd, International Day of Biological Diversity

DANAPURE Wetland – Colombia With the students, we have been observing the microscopic Biodiversity in drops of water collected en our school streams and our wetland. We find a lot of life as protozoa, algae and some small arthropods, important for the balance of aquatic ecosystems, which

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Kansas World Wetlands Day 2019

The Kansas Wetlands Education Centre offered a special World Wetlands Day program for area junior high students. The program started off with a look at different carbon contributors and how carbon adds to climate change. Students lined up on one side of the hallway and took a

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DANAPURE Wetland Cooperation Projects

Starting in October, thanks to our DANAPURE Wetland, we will start some cooperation projects with UN Colombia and the Colombian Ocean Commission. We will share with these Organizations, our environmental events and serve as headquarters to commemorate the WORLD OCEAN DAY. Our Wetland has grown in the

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