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 […]
Green Cross Spain and the Environmental Science Association (Asociación de Ciencias Ambientales, ACA) presented the conclusions from the "Environmental Volunteering in Henares Basin" project on 27 November. The two organisations undertook a variety of activities through the Ministry of Environment, Rural and Marine Affairs' River Volunteering Program during October and November to promote the project, where more than 100 volunteers joined in.
The initiative, which is supported by the Alcalá de Henares City Council and Alcalá University, aims to improve the knowledge of the Henares River at the city of Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) by conducting research on physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the water, training on riparian ecosystems, cleaning up the borders and identifying plants and animals.
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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, […]