13 Sep '17, 9am

Students in the Seychelles designed an ambitious project to fight the negative impacts of #climatechange:

Students in the Seychelles designed an ambitious project to fight the negative impacts of #climatechange:

Shakur Belle is a bright but shy girl at Pleasance Secondary School on the east coast of the main island of the Seychelles, a cluster of islands off the coast of East Africa. She got excited by a scheme, involving her school and others on the island, to use natural solutions to fight the negative impacts of climate change. The students designed an ambitious environmental project that included household surveys, beach clean-ups, mangrove restoration activities, and a public speaking competition. Shakur was involved in designing posters and telling others about the importance of mangrove ecosystems. This shy girl even won the school prize for public speaking. Five schools are now involved in the project, and five articles have been published about it in the local media. Soil erosion in Seychelles © EbA South project The awareness-raising drive in the Seychelles, which began ...

Full article: http://www.unep.org/stories/story/seychelles-school-kids-...

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