Category: Biodiversity

3 June 2022

Green-Schools Biodiversity Week 2022

2022-06-03T13:22:39+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Green-Schools Biodiversity Team is delighted to invite you to a week-long celebration of biodiversity, taking place from Monday 23rd May to Friday 27th May. We have an exciting line-up of talks, presentations, discussions, and activities, taking place.  Scroll down to access videos for all age groups, and activities.   The Live Talks The Live [...]

15 April 2021

Food & Biodiversity Theme Wins at Irish Food Writers Guild Awards

2021-04-15T10:11:33+00:00By |Uncategorized|

“In a year in which there has been a newfound appreciation for the simple pleasures in life, it is perhaps no coincidence that the winners of the 2021 Irish Food Writers’ Guild (IFWG) Food Awards reflect the basic foundations of Irish food,” said IFWG Chair, Kristin Jensen, who announced this year’s winners today. Now [...]

26 March 2021

Ethics of Climate Change Resource Launch & Workshop

2022-02-16T11:24:25+00:00By |Global Citizenship Energy, Uncategorized, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel, Water theme, Litter & Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste|

We are happy to announce a launch of our new resource for Secondary Schools: the Ethics of Climate Change Toolkit. This toolkit aims to discuss moral problems related to climate change using critical, collaborative and creative thinking. (Click image on right to access the new resource) The resource links to our Travel theme and [...]

1 October 2020

National Tree Day

2020-10-01T10:26:38+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Today, October 1st is National Tree Day and to celebrate Green-Schools are encouraging schools to get involved in various initiatives from planting trees to learning about their important role in our ecosystem. Forests and woodlands host rich habitats for most of the biodiversity on our planet and in terms of climate change mitigation they [...]

29 September 2020

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

2020-09-30T16:36:19+00:00By |Litter & Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste|

September 29th marks the first ever United Nations observed International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, and on this day Green-Schools will celebrate the launch of its tenth and newest Green Flag; Global Citizenship Food and Biodiversity. Food loss and waste is occurring in many of the wealthier countries worldwide, and at [...]

24 September 2020

Introducing Global Citizenship Food and Biodiversity

2020-09-30T16:37:13+00:00By |Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food|

Green-Schools are delighted to be announced as an Awardee of the Rethink Ireland Innovate Together Fund. Our latest theme, Global Citizenship Food and Biodiversity is the tenth theme to be added to the Green-Schools programme. The theme is proudly supported by the Rethink Ireland’s Innovate Together Fund, following Green-Schools being one of the 51 [...]

19 May 2020

International Day for Biological Diversity Friday, 22 May

2020-08-28T10:17:24+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We are all spending a lot more time at home, working, learning and playing all within our 2-5km zones. Green-Schools students, more than ever, are spending more time outdoors connecting with nature. With fewer cars on the roads and planes in the air we have a better chance of hearing birds singing, bees buzzing and [...]

25 April 2020

The Great Plant Hunt project 2019-2020

2020-08-28T10:17:24+00:00By |Biodiversity, Biodiversity, Biodiversity, Biodiversity, Biodiversity, Biodiversity, Biodiversity, Biodiversity, Biodiversity, Biodiversity|

To celebrate the end of the fifth year of The Great Plant Hunt project we have picked out some of the best moments, pictures and stories from each year. This project was an initiative of Toyota Europe and FEE and supported our Biodiversity schools to learn more about the wildlife around them. With about 450 schools and over 70,000 students [...]

16 February 2020

Investigate Forests – Green-Schools launches new project together with LEAF

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Investigate Forests is an exciting new project that allows students to learn about the importance of trees and forests. 100 schools around the country, who are working on the Biodiversity theme have signed up to take part this year. The project is being run jointly by LEAF (Learning About Forests) and Green Schools and is supported by [...]

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