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 […]
After nine years of the “Green Lane” Environmental Diary program, activities have expanded to include 100,000 elementary school children throughout Japan, totaling up to about 500,000 students since the beginning of the program. The program is passed on from students to younger siblings and students every year. The city of Kitakyushu and the Shinjyuku municipality of Tokyo have further adopted this program to cover all the elementary schools in their area.
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, […]