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SEMEP good practices 1st collection. Bridging Cultures through Science for a Sustainable Environment

SEMEP good practices 1st collection. Bridging Cultures through Science for a Sustainable Environment
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). 2012
  • The South Eastern Mediterranean Environment Project (SEMEP) is an interdisciplinary environmental education project primarily focusing on the South Eastern Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea region. The project promotes education for sustainable development through science and intercultural dialogue. This publication provides examples of good practices in education for bridging cultures and for sustainable development based on scientic methodology. Two of the best practices presented specifically focus on water-related issues: 1. A practice from Cyprus: Eutrophication is threatening the sustainability of the Athalassa lake ecosystem; 2. A practice from Israel: A scientic and cultural approach to developing a sustainable water supply for local environments.
  • Geographical coverage: Mediterranean region, Cyprus, Israel, Romania
  • Main themes: Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Education, Lakes, Sustainable development, Water quality, Water supply
  • Main target audience: Educators
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Reporting on project findings/outputs
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Good practices
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Published in 2015