A special award from Japan’s Environment Minister was handed to the most outstanding student at the 18th “Green Lane” Diary Contest at Green Cross Japan’s ceremony in Tokyo on 10 December 2016. Winning students, their teachers and parents gathered from all over Japan – about 600 people in total. Nationwide, around 100,000 students participate in […]
The breaking up of the Canadian Ice Shelves, witnessed first by the Green Cross Pax Arctica '08 expedition in July with the break off of a chunk of the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf, has continued, leading to a 23% loss of the Canadian Ice Shelves.
|New cracks running into the western half of the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf. Photo courtesy of Denis Sarrazin, ArcticNet/Centre d'Etudes Nordiques.|
The international coalition of children exploring the high Arctic as The Young Ambassadors of the Arctic witnessed the first 20 square kilometers break off of the Ward Hunt Island main ice shelf, which was later followed by an additional 22 km2 large piece. In addition to the break-up of the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf, two large sections have detached from the Serson Ice Shelf and the entire 50 mk2 Ice Shelf broke away in early August.
In 2016, Green Cross Sweden and the Green Belt Movement are continuing their partnership to promote peace through environmental restoration and cooperation to communities in Kenya’s Rift Valley. Their efforts have taken on a new significance this year, with the establishment of a new Peace Park commemorating victims of terror. Just over a year ago, […]