Youth voices were heard at the recent ASEAN Powershift Conference. The role of youth in climate talks and in pushing countries take climate action was highlighted during the conference. According to His Excellency Dr AKP Mochtan, Deputy Secretary General of ASEAN for Community and Corporate Affairs, “the youth has much at stake, because the youth
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Guelph, ON, July 8, 2015 – Today, The Co-operators and The Natural Step Canada announced a new partnership agreement to jointly deliver the IMPACT! Youth Program for Sustainability Leadership over the next four years. The collaboration significantly deepens the capacity of the IMPACT! program to achieve its vision of developing young sustainability leaders across Canada.
Come and visit us on Thursday, February 19th for a showcase of art projects exploring environmental issues! This is an exhibition of work celebrating the work that grade 12 art students at Dakota Collegiate created during their participation in Eco/Art/Action.
School takes first in LSF-RBC Our Canada Project By: Sheldon Birnie (Reposted from the January 17, 2015 of Canstar Community News – Online Edition) A group of 12 Elmwood High School students took home a $3,000 first place prize in the inaugural LSF-RBC Our Canada Project Award for a sustainability project they developed. “I’m still
Last month youth from across Canada joined together on a number of different projects to discover a few different ways to incorporate some nature and sustainability into their lives. Getting together with a group of like-minded people is always a fun way to find out about a new topic or learn a new skill. They participants
By: Julia Minarik, Youth Member – Gimli Environmental Advisory Committee Here in Gimli, Manitoba our Gimli Environmental Advisory Committee (GEAC) has been hosting Environmental movie nights. These movie nights have been held on Thursdays at the community’s multipurpose building and are open to any community member wishing to attend. There is no entrance fee and
The Earth Island Institute is on a quest to find outstanding youth environmental leaders: What is this? The Brower Youth Awards – created in 2000 to honour David Brower who said “I love to see what young people can do, before someone old tells them it’s impossible.” That sounds like something that we can get
Students at Sisler High School aren’t afraid of a little yogurt or poutine on their quest for sustainability. And it’s a good thing, because they have their work cut out for them with the amount of recycling at their school. Check out these recycling numbers for Sisler: 1 school 1800+ students 200 recycling bins 50
There were a few things that Scott Harrison thought he could change if he started his own charity. So at 30 he founded charity: water, which brings clean drinking water to developing nations. He set about doing things his way: Projects would be easy to track by donors who could follow progress by way of GPS
There were a few things that Scott Harrison thought he could change if he started his own charity. So at 30 he founded charity: water, which brings clean drinking water to developing nations. He set about doing things his way: Projects would be easy to track by donors who could follow progress by way of