Action on Plastic Pollution & Climate Change (APAC)

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Kids conservation workshop
Kids conservation workshop
Tidal pool research
Tidal pool research
Making bottle bricks
Making bottle bricks
Forest species survey
Forest species survey
Coastal biodiversity survey
Coastal biodiversity survey
Removing litter
Removing litter
Beach cleaning
Beach cleaning

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Take action on the growing plastic pollution problem that the world faces. Help us tackle several environmental issues that contribute towards climate change and learn about how you can be the difference in the world!
You will be working in one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world, assisting with a number of hands-on conservation projects.
Get involved with tackling alien invasive plants and restoring our unique forest and beach habitats; join the war on plastic by helping us make eco-bricks and conduct beach clean-ups; help us run our recycling project for kids; assist us to monitor the health of biodiversity in the area; and educate local children about earth savvy living!
Throughout the program you will enjoy a variety of informative lectures, helping you to gain knowledge of basic ecological principles, as well as environmental issues and how we can tackle them.

This program is an ideal way to spend time in the magnificent Garden Route and make a difference!

Highlights
  • Help to restore the unique forest and beach habitats of the famous Garden Route, South Africa
  • Help us make eco-bricks, conduct beach cleanups, remove alien invasive plants – all hands on action towards reducing pollution and restoring the environment
  • Increase your knowledge of the species from the area – forest birds, mammals, ocean plants and animals and shore birds we conduct biodiversity surveys to determine effects of climate change
  • Help us run fun workshops for local children teaching them how we can make small changes to the way we live our lives in a more earth-savvy way
  • Help with a community recycling program for kids called the Swop Shop based on a recycling exchange system

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