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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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How to keep working under COVID-19

A look at what WLI members are doing to engage the public and maintain their organisational work while acting to stop the novel coronavirus. WLI members in China have been working from home since February; in mid-March, Europe and North America members reached a similar stage. CEPA

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Danapure wetland:celebration of World Biodiversity Day

The celebration of World Biodiversity Day had some special moments.  Danapure wetland carried out an inventory of plants that protect wetland waters. A very special celebration was held at the DANAPURE Wetland, where students made an inventory of a plant species, which, besides being ornamental, has a

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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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Colombian National Amphibians Day

NATIONAL   AMPHIBIANS DAY We celebrate this important day from our DANAPURE wetland with a call for the  conservation of amphibians, especially those that are in danger of extinction and remember that they are necessary for the balance of vital ecosystems in planet´s life

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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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Pollution, the mindful and the mindset: a sustainable development project

A group of young people outside

In Trinidad and Tobago, the Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust in collaboration with The New Zealand High Commission is embarking on another exciting project, titled “Pollution, The Mindful and the Mindset”. The aim of this programme is to; create awareness in young minds by improving education, raising awareness, human

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The Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust celebrates World Environment Day!

The Trust’s visiting schools & groups celebrated with various activities linked to the theme for this year; “Connecting to Nature”. Education officers highlighted the importance and the value of protecting our environment. Visitors spent their time being at peace with nature. We also took our educational outreach

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May 10th World Migratory Bird Day, Colombia

Liceo Taller San Miguel-Colombia Our celebration became a big party for several days. We watched videos that helped us understand the reasons why birds take the risk to go from one continent to another on their journeys; seeking to reproduce and protect their young. Children designed masks and

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