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Teens measure climate change

By Connor Walsh / 13th December 2021

The BioWet Erasmus+ project has successfully concluded! BioWet is about teens visiting wetland centres to measure the effects of climate change. Congratulations to the partners: EVOA, Dokka High School, Randsfjord museum, Urdaibai Bird Center, and WWT Martin Mere. Started in 2018, the plan involved travel in 2020, so was delayed until this year. Compressing the…

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Students in hip waders in EVOA Tagus

EVOA visit November 2021

By Connor Walsh / 9th December 2021

Report from EVOA on the visit there in November 2021, as reported in the MBP Newsletter.  This month we were happy to receive the last Biowet Exchange week. Was a busy week. The Norwegian students started visiting Lisbon Oceanaraium and talking about climate changes in the oceans, and how that could impact our life. Then…

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Students start measuring climate change at wetland centres

By Samaneh Azizi / 26th March 2019

Our Erasmus+ project Biowet has brought young people together and started gathering data! Pupils from Dokka High School in Norway went to the UK to meet long-term volunteers from EVOA in Portugal. The host for this visit was WWT’s wetland centre at Martin Mere, and the young placement students based there took a leadership role…

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First Biowet students’ webinar

By Samaneh Azizi / 22nd February 2019

The Biowet project took another step closer to fruition on 21 February 2019. As part of the Erasmus+ funded initiative, the head of WLI Chris Rostron hosted a webinar that connected students in Norway, the UK, the Basque Country, and Portugal. WLI and MBP member centres at Dokka delta (Randsfjordmuseet), EVOA, and Urdaibai have all…

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students looking through microscope

BioWet project success!

By Chris Rostron / 7th August 2018

BioWet – supporting young people to report on the impact of climate change on wetlands A partnership of five organisations from Norway, the UK, Portugal, and the Basque Country (Spain) has received funding from the EU Erasmus programme to develop a web-based tool that allows young people visiting wetland education centres to report their findings…

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