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Conservation Education – Making a Difference

Results from surveys conducted earlier this year and in 2017 confirm that Tusk’s PACE (Pan African Conservation Education) programme is in great demand and is making a real difference to conservation efforts on the ground. Tusk’s PACE (Pan African Conservation Education) programme provides conservation education materials and training for schools, colleges and organisations across Africa, and introduces practical solutions to solve local environmental problems. Since 2004 it has reached more than 600,000 people across 34 countries, through the free distribution of [...]

By |2019-07-25T09:46:10+01:00July 24th, 2019|PACE Impact Report|0 Comments

Young people influencing local conservation practices in Zimbabwe

Conservation drama (Midlands – Zimbabwe).   Students from three schools performed drama shows to an audience of parents, peers, the local councillor and guests from the Ministry of Education at Rhino Zibagwe Secondary school recently. The young people were sharing their ideas on ways to live in harmony with local wildlife. It was an initiative of Sebakwe Conservation & Education Centre who use PACE materials and drama as ‘edutainment’ - learning and entertainment at the same time. It has special appeal, [...]

By |2019-06-21T16:37:03+01:00May 17th, 2019|Drama, School, Zimbabwe|0 Comments

Children in West Africa are active in the battle against climate change & environmental degradation

Children in Buea, West Cameroon are living in a war zone - schools are frequently closed and gun fire ('popcorn') is common, but the children are finding time and motivation to take action against climate change and environemtal degradation. Buea is 800 m above sea level, on the slopes of Mount Cameroon, an active volcano and biodiversity hotspot that rises from a coast that receives >11m of rainfall per year to an arid summit at 4090m. The highest mountain in west [...]

By |2019-06-04T13:56:46+01:00May 8th, 2019|Cameroon, Climate Change, Education, School|0 Comments

Biodegradable nursery bags

KIT ECOLOGIQUE et DURABLE  -----  Replacing plastic nursery bags with biodegradable alternatives. Tree planting and other plant nursery projects typically use seedling bags made from black plastic. The bags are normally used just once because they need to be cut or torn to remove the seedlings before planting. Tree planting initiatives result in piles of shredded black plastic bags which are frequently abandoned as waste causing all the problems that are currently so much publicised : blocking waterways, encouraging mosquitos, endangering animals [...]

By |2019-07-19T13:55:36+01:00April 25th, 2019|Climate Change, Education, School|0 Comments