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 […]
“Biodiversity conservation through viable alternative solutions in the Retezat National Park,” is a project started in May 2006, run by Green Cross Romania (GC Romania) with UNDP and the PAN Park Foundation (a WWF initiative aimed at conserving areas with high levels of biodiversity) as its main donors.
|Hikers in the the Retezat National Park|
The aim of the project is to support the local community, whose economy is currently based on exploiting resources from the National Park, and to offer them viable alternatives for economic growth that will have a minimal impact on conservation areas.
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, […]