Archive: March 2017

WORLD WATER DAY

WORLD WATER DAY BRINGS GLOBAL YOUTH AWARD TO IRELAND     Wednesday 22nd March 2017, World Water Day celebrated by Ireland’s Water Explorers!   Today, over 663 million people live without a safe water supply close to home, spending countless hours trekking to distant sources, and coping with the health impacts of using contaminated water. […]

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Water Air Food Awards (WAFA)

Water Air Food Awards (WAFA)   – Water Explorer One of the schools who participated in the Water Explorer programme have gained international recognition for their incredible efforts in water conservation and promoting global water issues. Convent of Mercy National School in Kanturk, Cork have won the Water Air and Food Youth Award 2016 which will be presented […]

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Clean Environments are Healthy Environments!

  According to a World Heath Organisation report, more than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, and inadequate hygiene – take the lives of 1.7 million children […]

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