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http://www.go-beyond.ca/

goBEYOND is a youth-created and youth-led project, which works to educate, inspire, engage and support our peers in taking climate action at British Columbia's colleges and universities.  We believe our campuses can goBEYOND climate-neutral; by taking responsibility for social and ecological impacts while taking the opportunity to create climate change solutions for our communities.

 

http://www.volvoadventure.org/home.aspx 

 

The Volvo Adventure - in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme - is an educational programme that rewards environmental activities and the decision-makers of the future.
To enter, you form a team of 2 to 5 members aged 13 to 16 years and perform an environmental project in your local community. You submit the project via our online submission tool before January 31st 12pm, 2009 deadline (CET).
Projects are judged during February / March and the best projects are selected for an all expenses paid trip to Göteborg, Sweden where they can win: 1st place = 10,000 USD, 2nd = 6,000 USD and 3rd = 4,000 USD.
See the registration details and guidelines for more information.

 

http://www.yesbc.ca

 

YesBC is an incentive reward/scholarship program designed to directly engage BC students in environmental sustainability initiatives.  This innovative new program for students (K – 12) will launch in School District 61 (Greater Victoria) as a pilot project in the fall of 2008.

 

http://www.climateprojectcanada.org

The Climate Project-Canada is a non-profit organization and registered Canadian charity dedicated to educating the public about climate change through presentations by trained volunteers. Our hope is that by raising the awareness of our fellow citizens about this crisis and informing them about potential solutions, all of us, together, can preserve the climate balance on which our planet depends.

 

http://www.davidsuzuki.org/NatureChallenge/newsletters/sept2008_harvestbounty/default.asp?source=Sept08Newsletter  

David Suzuki foundation and the Nature Challenge--Newsletter

    Yum! Lindsay's cooking up eco-friendly fish with guest Jill Lambert
 Help end food waste  
 David Suzuki@Work at work
Some things you can do right now
Share this newsletter!

 

http://bcgreengames.ca

The BC Green Games is a new contest asking young people like you to document and share environmental actions that you and your friends are doing in your school and community.--we can win $50,000

 

http://www.quantumshift.tv/schools/

Be the Change! Share the Story! School Contest
Help win $50,000 in prize value for your school! Pick an environment or social cause and get your school involved in making a differences.

 

http://pacificclimate.org/

This is a site about climate change and action -- compilation of

information form various organizations including BC government. There

is also contact information for people with information in each

specific area.

 

http://www.mareco.org/home/default.asp   

This is a website for a marine ecology centre in Sidney -- they say

they will design and operate programmes for/with others either on their

own or with other organizations to suit the needs/interests of the group.

 

http://www.themeatrix.com/

This is the website for the Meatrix -- factory meat production - with

humorous spin. There are movie clips to watch!!!

 

http://ecology.com/index.php

You probably have this site already but it looked like it had some good

clips and articles a lot of topics.

 

http://www.wcel.org/wcelpub/1996/11580/welcome.html

This is a citizens guide to protecting BC wetlands  

 

http://www.nrcan-rncan.gc.ca/com/index-eng.php

Natural Resources Canada website