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Sustainable High School

In Costa Rica, two high school students, Fabricio Madrigal and Andrea Sanclaudio, launched an initiative to help young people play an active, hands-on role in sustainable development.

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Classroom Africa

By supporting schools and training teachers, Classroom Africa raises awareness about the importance of protecting the environment, while involving the wider community in local conservation initiatives.

Université des Colibris (Hummingbird University)

For the Colibris citizen’s movement, giving as many people as possible the knowledge to lead a greener way of life is essential for the ecological transition. To achieve this, the association set up the Université des Colibris (Hummingbird University).

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Saathi

Saathi began in 2015, when its co-founders Kristin Kagetsu, Tarun Bothra and Grace Kane – graduates of MIT (US), Nirma University- came together on a mission to create fully eco-friendly, compostable sanitary napkins using locally sourced banana fiber. They  were inspired by the idea of improving women’s access to sanitary pads in India.

#Africa #Youth

ToT Workshops on Education for Sustainable Development

For the African Fund of Endangered Wildlife, training lies at the heart of sustainable development. This Kenyan ONG therefore places educational stakeholders at the heart of its approach.

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Green Office Movement

To institutionalise sustainability in universities, the Green Office movement has developed an agile and inclusive model involving students, staff and management.

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Holau Vaka Taumako

Reconnecting with their ancestral knowledge and voyaging culture is essential for the inhabitants of Taumako. On this isolated Polynesian island, directly impacted by climate change, the elders set up the Holau Vaka Taumako Project to share their know-how between generations and with other islands in the South Pacific and Hawaiian regions.

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Monavale Vlei Biodiversity Project

Monavale Vlei, a unique wetland of exceptional beauty and biodiversity in Zimbabwe, is under threat. Local inhabitants decided to take action before it’s too late.

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Waru Fire Program

Zan King, General Manager of Kanyirninpa Jukurrpa (KJ), believes that preserving biodiversity in Martu country is intimately linked with ancestral practices. To protect their desert ecosystem, this Martu organisation decided to reinstate the pujiman fire regime in the Great Sandy Desert, Australia.

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