Recent projects: Environment

By AG Society 24 June 2009
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The Society’s environment sponsorships are usually awarded to support community-based initiatives such as wildlife rescue and rehabilitation, plant and animal education programs or bush conservation.

Interpreting the Past, Managing the Future 
Savannah Guides is a network of professional tour guides with a collective in-depth knowledge of the natural and cultural assets of the tropical savannahs of northern Australia. Each year the organisation holds professional development conferences that foster knowledge between members, communities and from specialists in their fields, giving participants an opportunity to experience new locations and develop an intimate knowledge of the local environment and community.

The Green Umbrellas
Climate Actions team participation in the international Childrens Climate Call Climate Actions competition.
Four AG Society-sponsored students from North Sydney Girls High School, Sydney, won the Research Award in the Children’s Climate Call competition held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in May. The Year 9 girls, called “The Green Umbrellas”, competed against 58 global teams. Zara Stanton, Alison Woodward, team captain Asha Keaney and Neeharika Maddula impressed the judges with their entry on worldwide water shortages and suggestions for education programs and policy implementations. To read more about the international youth tournament, visit the website.

Melanie Zurba – University of Manitoba
How well is co-management working? Visiting perceptions, partnerships and power sharing along the way to an Indigenous Coastal Protected in Australia.

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