I’m a young environmentalist by Alice McGrath

I have read at length about the issues which currently face our world and society in relation to climate change. I have acquainted myself with the expert analyses of scientists on the matter and with the stories of real humans who suffer as a result of the crisis. After reflecting on all that I’ve read, […]

YEA 2015 winners

Winner Project Title Category Scoil Chonglais B&B for Birds and Bugs Overall Senior Scoil Mhuire gan Smál Blarney Bats Babes Overall Junior Coláiste Naomh Eoin Fuel Cells – Power for the future Junior – Energy St. Tiernans Community School Energizer Bunnies Senior – Energy Ballinrobe Community School Keep calm and stay zen Senior – Local […]

YEA Regional Training

ECO-UNESCO offers free ‘6 Steps to Succes’ training to teachers, youth leaders and young people on all they need to know about the Young Environmentalist Awards programme and how it can benefit young people. The training is designed to help young people become well-equipped to carry out their very own environmental action project and is […]

Why Get Involved?

Young People Increase environmental knowledge and awareness Develop research, planning, problem-solving, teamwork and leadership skills Further their personal development by increasing confidence, self-esteem and personal responsibility Gain respect for self, others and environment Learn about active citizenship and environmental stewardship Make friends and have fun Receive Certificates of participation for all registered participants Teachers Link […]

6 Steps to Success Framework

Step by Step approach to Young Environmentalist Awards Projects! Step 1. Get a team together Step 2. Select an environmental issue and research Step 3. Develop an action plan Step 4. Take cation Step 5. Raise awareness Step 6. Reflect   For more information on the YEA 6 Steps to Success Framework and how to […]

Showcase & Awards Ceremony

  We’re celebrating 20 years of youth-eco-action with this years Young Envrionmentalist Awards.   Visit the dedicated YEA site here: www.yea.ie

Young Environmentalist Awards Roadshow!

    The Young Environmentalist Road-Show is winging its way around the country as we speak. Stopping at schools in Leinster all this week. We’ve had some great ideas for action projects, with some exciting concepts relating to Biodiversity from Coláiste na HInse, Laytown and St. Patricks Grammar School, Dublin 8 to name just two. […]