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 […]
In partnership with Green Cross Australia, primary schools across the Queensland region mobilized over 1,600 students, teachers, parents and volunteers in 2014 to join waste collection activities that truly made a difference.
This educational initiative, tied to Green Cross Australia’s environmental-diary school programme, was designed to stimulate related learning and behavior-change, beyond just picking up rubbish.
A lot of trash was indeed picked up, though. More than 200 rubbish bags were filled, and data entered into the Australian Marine Debris Initiative Database.
The kids participating through Environment Centres and Beach Schools were particularly enthusiastic, but in all 27 school groups participated in 53 clean-up events throughout Queensland.
Green Lane Clean Up was a partnership effort, building on four years of Green Lane Diary school participation and the expertise of Tangaroa Blue, which maintains the Marine Debris Database.
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, […]