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Vol 6 No 3
the UNEP magazinefor youth. To view currentand past issues of thispublication online,please visit www.unep.org
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Head, UNEP’s Children and Youth Unit
Helen de Mattos; Edward Cooper,Ecuador
Shehzad Noorani/MajorityWorld/Still Pictures
Aleksandra Aceska, FYRMacedonia; Jamal Alfalasi, United Arab Emirates;Sinem Erdogdu, Turkey; Nienke Flederus,Netherlands; Oscar Gálvez, Chile; Claire Hastings,Canada; Zartash Javaid, United Kingdom; Alex Lindsay, United Kingdom; Nominater Mpala,Zimbabwe; Naw Tsai Blut Moo, Myanmar; Guy Jayce Nindorera, Burundi; Aoife O’Grady, Eire;Clarisse Quimio, Philippines; Charlotte Sullivan,United Kingdom; Angharad Thomas, UnitedKingdom; Dana Weidemann, Netherlands; WhaYoung Cha, Republic of Korea; Yumi Chang,Republic of Korea.
Natalija Aceska; JaneBowbrick; Biksham Gujja, WWF; KyungEun Kim,Bayer Korea; Fred Pearce;
Rosey Simonds andDavid Woollcombe, Peace Child International;
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Editorial 3Hidden water 4TUNZA answers your questions 6Star pupils 7Water works 8Going with the grain 10Respect! 10Where’s the water? 12How it works 12Water in the 21st century 13Embrace the tap 14Going for green 15Eco-Camp Korea 16Ideas on the move 17Silent menace 18What price water? 19Keeping it simple 20Unite to combat climate change 20Seven watery wonders 22At the beginning of time 24
UNEP and Bayer, the German-basedinternational enterprise involvedin health care, crop science andmaterials science, are working together to strengthen young people’senvironmental awareness and engagechildren and youth in environmentalissues worldwide.
The partnership agreement, renewedto run through 2010, lays down abasis for UNEP and Bayer to enlargetheir longstanding collaboration tobring successful initiatives to countriesaround the world and develop newyouth programmes. Projects include:TUNZA Magazine, the InternationalChildren’s Painting Competition onthe Environment, the Bayer YoungEnvironmental Envoy in Partnershipwith UNEP, the UNEP TunzaInternational Youth/Children’sConference, youth environmentalnetworks in Africa, Asia Paciﬁc,Europe, Latin America, North Americaand West Asia, the Asia-Paciﬁc Eco-Minds forum, and a photo competition,‘Ecology in Focus’, in Eastern Europe.