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29 September 2023

Marine Spatial Planning Poster Competition 2023

2023-11-28T10:09:35+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Check back next year! How would you like to see our seas and oceans being used in the future? Show us by entering our poster competition!  We are delighted to launch the Green-Schools Marine Spatial Planning Poster Competition 2023 “What I’d like to see for the Sea”. This competition is open to [...]

7 June 2023

World Oceans Day 2023

2023-06-15T17:18:30+00:00By |Uncategorized, Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

World Oceans Day is being celebrated on June 8th. Help us highlight the importance and the role the ocean has in our life and the planet, by raising awareness throughout your schools and communities. Whether you live on the coast or inland, we all need a healthy ocean to survive and thrive. The ocean generates [...]

18 January 2023

National Marine Creative Writing Competition 2023- CLOSED

2023-03-15T15:50:25+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

The Green-Schools National Marine Creative Writing Competition 2023 has now CLOSED. Thank you to all who entered this year's competition! The winners will be announced during Marine Week 24th April, so make sure to register and keep an eye on our Marine Week webpage for this announcement. This year’s theme “The Mysterious Deep” invites [...]

25 November 2022

Global Goal Advent Calendar 2022

2023-01-13T10:32:45+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Welcome to the Global Goals Advent Calendar! With the holiday season fast approaching Green-Schools wanted to take the opportunity to introduce the Global Goals through both fun and engaging activities themed around advent season. These activities were specifically curated to take minimal time and preparation. We hope you enjoy, and do not forget [...]

1 October 2022

Does your school have what it takes to become this year’s Marine Ambassador School? 

2022-11-09T15:02:31+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Marine Ambassador School 2022-2023 Applications have now closed for the Marine Ambassador Programme 2022, applicants will be contact shortly. The role of the Ambassador School is to inspire, educate and be a leading example to other schools working on the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme of Green-Schools. This year, we are looking for a motivated [...]

1 October 2022

Marine Film Club

2022-10-01T13:18:02+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Green-Schools are excited to host the first ever in-person Marine Film Club Event! Secondary schools working on the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme, or those that have already achieved the flag, are invited to watch an environmental documentary on the big screen in either Castlebar, Mayo, on Tuesday 11th October, or Dublin on Tuesday 18th [...]

3 June 2022

World Oceans Day

2022-06-03T13:04:17+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

On Wednesday June 8, join us at Green-Schools as we celebrate World Oceans Day.  World Oceans Day provides a unique opportunity for people across the globe to celebrate the ocean that connects us all! Then aim of the day is to increase awareness of our oceans, highlight the vital role they play, and to inspire [...]

3 June 2022

#ProtectOurDunes Campaign and Resource

2022-06-03T11:13:19+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

#ProtectOurDunes is a public campaign highlighting the importance of coastal sand dunes in Ireland. They provide protection from ocean storms surges and high seas and are important for biodiversity. Did you know the common lizard, Ireland’s only reptile, can often be found in sand dunes?  Unfortunately, our interaction with dunes can result in erosion [...]

13 May 2022

‘Our Ocean, Our Plan’ Competition Winners Announced

2022-05-13T19:30:34+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Students from 15 schools were honoured at an award ceremony on Wednesday, May 15, celebrating the winners of this year’s Green-Schools Marine Spatial Planning Competition: Our Ocean, Our Plan. Nine students were awarded for their posters depicting their vision for the future of Ireland’s seas and eight school groups won for their 3D models showing [...]

12 January 2022

New resource for inland schools working on the Marine Environment theme

2022-01-12T10:47:05+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Every year schools from all across the country work towards their Green-Flag for the Global Citizenship: Marine Environment theme. However, not all schools live beside the coast, and we are often asked how the Marine theme can be made relevant to inland schools. With this in mind, we are excited to share “When the [...]

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