As we often say, the future belongs to the children. But what kind of future will we leave for them? Future generations need to be aware of the nature of climate change not only because they will feel its impacts very directly (particularly as regards water), but also because the attitudes they form towards environmental protection will play a crucial role.
These days, clean, drinkable water is the greatest treasure – so we must take good care of it. With just a little bit of attention, we can all do a lot to protect that most important component of life. Use our ten easy-to-use tips to do your bit!
The Danube Adventure portal uses creative tasks and interesting questions to offer information to the public on the Danube. The site presents the basic concepts and processes of water protection in a playful manner and promotes environmentally aware thinking and conduct.
In developed countries, water on tap, flushing toilets and washing machines are the most natural things in the world. Wastewater disappears right away, so we don’t need to bother – or at least, so we think. We would be quite surprised, however, if we found out about the complexities of wastewater treatment.
The message of the short film made for a Hungarian campaign entitled “Water – Our Past and Our Future” is perhaps even more relevant today than it was back then. Responsible water use is a personal option that we can practise every day as an effective means of doing something to protect our vital natural resources. The short film “Turn Off The Tap!” is a reminder of that, entreating us to be conscious of the issue by demonstrating daily water consumption and our water footprints.
This booklet, published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), is a guide for teachers and youth leaders. The Climate Change Challenge Badge is designed to help educate children and young people about the vital role the climate plays in supporting life on Earth.