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the UNEP magazinefor youth. To view currentand past issues of thispublication online,please visit www.unep.org
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Director of Publication
Karen Eng, Joseph Lacey
Head, UNEP’s Children and Youth Unit
Edward Cooper, Ecuador
Eugina Capalbo, Argentina;Chan Sze Meun, Malaysia; Claire Hastings,Canada; Paulina Monforte Herrero, Mexico; Ruchi Jain, India; HyunJin Jeon, Republic of Korea;Nelson Kamau, Kenya; Ely Katembo, DemocraticRepublic of Congo; Carlos Bartesaghi Koc, Peru;Sinead McNamara, Ireland; Rose Maria LadenNielsen, Denmark; Maurice Odera, Kenya;Elizabeth Akinyi Odhiambo, Kenya; Rohit Pansare,India; Samuel Lim Yong Peng, Singapore; JasonRozumalski, United States of America; HodeiRubio-Lacey, Ireland; Lívia Maria dos Santos,Brazil; Sara Svensson, Sweden; RamanathanThurairajoo (NYAA GAHA Exco), Singapore.
Jane Bowbrick; DuncanBridgeman; Jamie Catto; Pooran Desai,BioRegional; Mark Eng; Elizabeth Girmaye, TimretLe Hiwot; Richard Harvey; Joseph Jagero, MYSA;Liza Malm; Sara Oldﬁeld, BGCI; Mike Rutzen;Rosey Simonds and David Woollcombe, PeaceChild International.Printed in the United Kingdom
The contents of this magazine do not necessarilyreﬂect the views or policies of UNEP or the editors,nor are they an ofﬁcial record. The designationsemployed and the presentation do not imply theexpression of any opinion whatsoever on the partof UNEP concerning the legal status of any country,territory or city or its authority, or concerning thedelimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
Editorial 3Countdown to Copenhagen 4Environmental ﬁesta 4Trash to treasure 6One Planet Living 6Growing together 8TUNZA answers your questions 10Garden shelters 11Wishes for WED 12Diverse harmony 14A sporting chance 15Action stations 16Safety ﬁrst 17Save Jaws! 18It’s only natural 20Seven energy wonders 22
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.
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