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Introduction to Sandwatch. An Educational Tool for Sustainable Development
  • Introduction to Sandwatch. An Educational Tool for Sustainable Development
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). January 2005
  • Sandwatch seeks to change the lifestyle and habits of youth and adults on a community-wide basis, and to develop awareness of the fragile nature of the marine and coastal environment - in particular, the beach environment - and the need to use it wisely. Sandwatch provides the framework for school students, with the help of their teachers and local communities, to work together to critically evaluate the problems and conflicts facing their beach environments and to develop sustainable approaches to address these issues. Chapter 8 focus on water quality issues...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Adaptation, Behaviour change, Climate change, Coastal zones, Community participation, Ecosystem services, Education, Islands, Sustainable development, Water quality

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