Resources and the Environment Archive

  • 2 ICCB - featured

    Catching creatures

    International Children’s Conference on Biodiversity (ICCB) 2 Hands-on experience meant going outdoors, so the adventure began in the Hirabari satoyama. A satoyama is a centuries-old Japanese method of managing land,...

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    Nature in their hands

    International Children’s Conference on Biodiversity (ICCB) 1 Shouts of excitement rang out across a rice field as children walked along the rows, nets in hand, scanning the ground for frogs,...

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    International Children’s Painting Competition on the Environment

    Winner: CoCo Tin “One of the classic games of all time is toppling blocks. The objective is to pull blocks out without causing the whole tower to fall. As we...

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    Joy to the world

    ‘Waste papers and plastics have become the world’s most significant pollution … trees has been severely damaged. That’s why I used waste papers and plastic eggs in my design. The...

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    Recreation 1

    The increasing use of synthetic materials has created a massive waste problem, but even in the wealthy world, people are beginning to realize what has always been true for nature...

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    Recreation 2

    The increasing use of synthetic materials has created a massive waste problem, but even in the wealthy world, people are beginning to realize what has always been true for nature...

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    Recreation 3

    The increasing use of synthetic materials has created a massive waste problem, but even in the wealthy world, people are beginning to realize what has always been true for nature...

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    Recreation 4

    The increasing use of synthetic materials has created a massive waste problem, but even in the wealthy world, people are beginning to realize what has always been true for nature...

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    Eco-pioneer – Adital Ela, Israel

    When I went on a 10-day silent walking retreat in the south of France, I came across places that had long been untouched by humans. I wondered whether humans could...

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    Eco-pioneer – Olatunbosun Obayomi, Nigeria

    In Lagos, sewage is typically collected in septic tanks, picked up in trucks, then dumped, untreated, into the Lagos Lagoon. The wastes of more than 11 million Lagosians pollute the...

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