ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards 2011

Tuesday, 24th May 2011 Clare School named ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist of the year at Ireland’s biggest celebration of ECO-Action A group from Colaiste Muire, Co Clare, have been named ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist of the year for their project ‘All Washed Up’ which involved mobilising their community to clean up the coastline following a shipwreck. Young […]

Waste Matchers Award – New Young Environmentalist Award Exclusive to Cork

ECO-UNESCO, Ireland’s environmental education and youth organisation are proud to introduce the www.wastematchers.com Award kindly sponsored by Cork County Council. This award is a brand new category in the 2012 Young Environmentalist Awards and is exclusive to young people from Cork City and County. Young people are encouraged to look at ways of reusing items […]

Winners of ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards 2011 on display at The Greenhouse

This years’ Young Environmentalist Awards Showcase and Ceremony was our biggest yet, with over 200 entries from almost 4,000 passionate and talented young people from across Ireland. Now it’s your chance to see some of the best projects on display at The Greenhouse, Dublin 2, covering waste, water, climate change and everything in between. A […]

IEN Biodiversity Showcase Launched by Minister

ECO-UNESCO was delighted to welcome Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (pictured) who launched the IEN Biodiversity Exhibition in the Greenhouse last Tuesday, 30th November. This exhibition includes 14 displays from a variety of organisations from around the country who have carried out projects and events to raise awareness and understanding […]

THE IRISH REEF ON DISPLAY AT THE GREENHOUSE

ECO-UNESCO is delighted to announce the exhibition of a unique and wonderful hyperbolic crochet representation of a coral reef where maths, handicraft, marine, environment, art and community combine in an explosion of colour, shape and crocheted form at The Greenhouse, Dublin 2. THE IRISH REEF, is a Satellite of the worldwide Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef […]

ECO-Youth Choices X-Hale Forum

At the end of September, a group of ECO-UNESCO’s ECO-Youth Choices Peer Educators (youth coordinators) saw the culmination of months of hard work during their ‘X-HALE Forum; our community, our future’. The project, in conjunction with the Irish Cancer Society, focused on the environmental, social and economic impacts of cigarettes, from their source and production […]

ECO-UNESCO to represent Ireland at European Youth Meeting for Sustainable Development 2011

ECO-UNESCO will represent Ireland at the European Youth Meeting for Sustainable Development 2011 (EYM2011) in Tallinn, Estonia from 18th to 24th July 2011. ECO-UNESCO Peer Educator Stephen Quinn will attend the meeting as a participant and Youth for Sustainable Development Programme Coordinator Hedda Dick will act as a facilitator at the presitgious meeting which promotes […]

CALLING ALL YOUNG ENVIRONMENTALISTS! Registration open for Ireland’s biggest celebration of youth ECO-Action: ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards 2012

MEDIA RELEASE Monday, 12th September 2011 CALLING ALL YOUNG ENVIRONMENTALISTS! Registration open for Ireland’s biggest celebration of youth ECO-Action: ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards 2012 Registration is now open for Ireland’s most exciting environmental awards programme for young people, the ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards. The Awards recognise and reward the green achievements of any group of […]

Culture Night 2011 at ECO-UNESCO!

On 23rd September, ECO-UNESCO’s Dublin home, the Greenhouse, opened its doors for an evening full of fun environmental activities as part of Culture Night 2011. Thanks to all children, young people and adults that dropped by, the night was a great success! We were delighted to see so many of you take part in this […]