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3 June 2022

World Oceans Day

2022-06-03T13:04:17+00:00By |Uncategorized|

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 |Uncategorized|

#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 |Uncategorized|

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 |Uncategorized|

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 [...]

20 October 2021

Marine Spatial Planning Competition 2021

2022-03-01T15:18:29+00:00By |Uncategorized|

This competition is now closed and the winners have been notified How do you want our seas and oceans to be used in the future? Tell us by entering our poster and/or 3d model competition. We are delighted to launch the Green-Schools ‘Our Ocean, Our Plan’ Marine Spatial Planning Competition 2021. This competition will [...]

26 March 2021

Ethics of Climate Change Resource Launch & Workshop

2022-02-16T11:24:25+00:00By |Global Citizenship Energy, Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel, Water theme, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Biodiversity, 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 [...]

16 March 2021

Marine Week 2021

2021-04-23T13:39:41+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools are excited to launch the first ever Marine Week. This active learning experience will inspire and educate primary and secondary school students working on the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme. Each day, new activities will be uploaded to the Marine Week event page for you and your students to access. There will be interactive talks, art, wellbeing activities, educational videos [...]

9 March 2021

Marine Film Club: Saving Atlantis

2021-03-18T15:25:40+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Following on from the success of its launch, we are delighted to announce the second installment of our Marine Film Club! This exciting event is open to all Secondary Schools working towards the Green Flag Award for Global Citizenship Marine Environment.  From Friday 19th-Thursday 25th March, we will be virtually screening Saving Atlantis, a 2018 documentary that investigates the dramatic decline of global coral reef ecosystems and the impact on human populations [...]

30 January 2020

Marine Environment Conference 2020

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

20 schools participated in the two-day Green-Schools Marine Environment Conference in The Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire. The annual event, which is in its fourth successful year, began yesterday on Wednesday, January 29th. The conference, which focuses on the value of our marine environment, was opened by Dr Michael John O’Mahony, Director, An Taisce Environmental [...]

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