Vol 8 No 4
the UNEP magazinefor youth. To view currentand past issues of thispublication online,please visit www.unep.org
United Nations EnvironmentProgramme (UNEP)
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Director of Publication
Meghna Das, Karen Eng,Renzo Guinto
Head, UNEP’s Children and Youth Unit
Edward Cooper, Ecuador
Amanda Baldochi Souza, Brazil; Jahmali Bridgewater, Bermuda; George Byrne,Australia; Aswin Chandrasekharan, India; AnnieCollins, Canada; Aytakin Dargahli, Azerbaijan; RufatDargahli, Azerbaijan; Linh Do, Australia; FrancescoGovender, South Africa; Daniel Isfer Zardo, Brazil; Jes Ismael Izaidin, Malaysia; Emily Keal, UK; DawnLee, USA; Liu Zhihao, Singapore; Kennedy LitiMbeva, Kenya; Christopher Millora, Philippines;Nadhirah Mohar, Malaysia; Nguyen Thi ThanhThao, Viet Nam; Phuong Nguyen Hoang, Viet Nam;Claudia Ramírez, Venezuela; Adeline Suwana,Indonesia; Logein Taybah, Saudi Arabia; VaibhavTidke, India.
Jane Bowbrick; Gisele Bündchen;Bryan Coll, UNEP; Penelope Jagessar Chaffer; CoraNeumann, African First Ladies Initiative (RAND);Grace Odal-Devora; Patricia Okoed-Bukumunhe;Rosey Simonds and David Woollcombe, PeaceChild International.Printed in Malta
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UNEP promotesenvironmentally sound practicesglobally and in its own activities. Thismagazine is printed on FSC paper, usingvegetable-based inks and other eco-friendlypractices. Our distribution policy aimsto reduce UNEP’s carbon footprint.
Editorial 3‘Climate change will steal your future...’ 4Medical students lead the way 5Leading the charge 6Pursuing a passion 7Waste not, want not: BYEE 2010 8Bright ideas 8The green ark 10The water challenge 10From despair to hope 12A model for life 13Nature in their hands 14Exposure 16Urban health 18Healing the Earth through myths and dance 20Seven wonder remedies 22Ecofriendz: a fantastic game on climate change 24
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UNEP and Bayer, the German-basedmultinational involved in health care,crop protection and high-tech materials,are working together to strengthen young people’s environmentalawareness and engage children and youth in environmental issuesworldwide.
A partnership agreement, originallysigned in 2004 and renewed in 2007 and2010, runs through 2013. It lays down thebasis for UNEP and Bayer to implementthe projects under the partnership.These include: TUNZA Magazine, theInternational Children’s PaintingCompetition on the Environment, theUNEP Tunza International Youth andChildren’s Conferences, youthenvironmental networks in Africa, AsiaPaciﬁc, Europe, Latin America and theCaribbean, North America and West Asia,the Bayer Young Environmental EnvoyProgram and a photo competition,‘Ecology in Focus’, in Eastern Europe.The long-standing partnership betweenUNEP and Bayer has become a public-private partnership that serves as amodel for both organizations.