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Green Cross Australia hosted the Inaugural Green Lane Diary Awards Celebration to honour a handful of students and classes that stood out from over 14000 amazing participants in our pilot program this year.
Green Cross Switzerland and US-based Blacksmith Institute, two independent environmental organizations, present their first ranking of the world's top six toxic threats. The ranking is included in the 2010 Toxic Threat Report, which was jointly issued by Green Cross Switzerland and Blacksmith Institute.
An op-ed piece by GCI Founding President Mikhail Gorbachev titled Let's Get Serious About Climate Talks, appeared 3 November in the International Herald Tribune on 3 November 2010.
Green Cross International Founding President Mikhail Gorbachev received a special prize for his environmental protection work at the 2010 German Environmental Awards, held Sunday 31 October in Bremen, Germany. German President Christian Wulff presented Gorbachev with the special prize, marking only the 3rd time in the 18-year history of the Awards that a special honor was given out.
Green Cross Australia's Green Lane Diary website is the proud winner of the 2010 Best Education Website Award at the Australian Web Awards.
Developed by Green Cross Australia, HardenUp.org has been designed to build community resilience in Queensland to severe weather by raising awareness of hazard exposure through a social media platform. The Property Council of Australia reports.
Sixty-eight projects worth more than $26 million will be undertaken across Queensland to enhance community resilience to natural disasters, Federal Attorney-General Robert McClelland and Queensland Emergency Services Minister Neil Roberts announced today. Green Cross Australia's HardenUp.org was one of the grant recipients.
Green Cross Australia is proud to announce that Stage One of the Build It Back Green website has launched thanks to Victorian Government Sustainability Fund.
Thirteen thousand students across Australia are about to record their daily impact on the environment in a project called Green Lane Diaries. Radio National's Fran Kelly reports.
An international award-winning sustainability initiative is coming to Queensland schools in their Year of Environmental Sustainability. The Green Lane Diary is a free curriculum-linked education program for students aged 10-12 years being championed by Green Cross Australia. The Department of Education and Training is a Gold Sponsor of the Green Lane Diary.