|Our Environment: Issue 24 Spring 2000|
Youth Environment Summit With An International flavour
Local 16-18 year olds will be joined by students from as far away as Japan, Nepal and Bangladesh at the Youth Environment Summit at Lincoln University from 19-24 November.
The young people taking part in the millennium initiative will learn about and share ideas on environmental issues facing societies in the 21st century.
They will attend lectures on topics including What have we done to the biospere? and Priorities for action. The young environmentalists will also go on a field trip to Rakaia Gorge and Mt Somers station, take part in practical sessions such as rescuing marine mammals, and have fun at various social activities.
YES 2000 is an international version of the universitys successful EnviroSchool held every two years since 1990.
The summits main objectives include:
The seminar costs $375, with some sponsorship help available through Rotary Clubs. For details about the summit contact the YES 2000 Administrator Ph (03) 325 2811 E-mail: (firstname.lastname@example.org) email@example.com
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