Biodiversity is the fifth Green-Schools theme and looks at steps which can be taken to increase awareness of the importance of native plants, animals and habitats, and to increase species-richness in a locality.
Ireland has 98 native bee species, one third of which are in decline. A study from the Department of the Environment found that bees are worth a whopping €53m to our economy each year!
Step 1: Forming a Green-Campus Committee
Case Studies on Committees GMIT Letterfrack Green-Campus Committee have a representative who sits on both the local Tidy [...]
Step 2: Environmental Review
Case Studies Environmental Review The first Intervarsity BioBlitz, held in May 2014, saw 5 campuses competing to record [...]
Step 3: Action Plan
Case Studies on Action Planning: Establishment of a 5 acre Native Woodland in Letterfrack, Co. Galway Collaborators: GMIT Letterfrack, [...]
[The Biodiversity theme]…encompasses all the important issues of the planet in one. It is relevant and so interesting; children are innately fascinated by the world around them. It boosted me, as coordinator to really promote our local marsh and coastline.
#GREENWEEK2023 Takes place in campuses around the country from March 6th to 10th and throughout March By GREEN-CAMPUS FEBRUARY [...]
Young Reporters for the Environment Competition 2022
Deadline for Entries is May 6th Entries are open for the Young Reporters for the Environment Competition 2022. [...]
Green-Campus Network Meeting 2022
11th Annual Green-Campus Network Meeting On Wednesday February 16th the 11th Annual Green-Campus Network Meeting took place via [...]
Biodiversity Day at Coláiste Chiaráin
The Green-Schools Committee celebrated International Biodiversity Day in November 2012.