Environment quality

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What communities can do[edit | edit source]

  • Traffic surveys
  • Clean up days
  • Environmental quality monitoring
  • Beach cleans
  • River cleans
  • Campaigns against waste

Events[edit | edit source]


Feb 2 World Wetlands Day, 2020: Sun

Hauling water in Malawi.jpg

Mar Water Action Month, annually

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Mar 20 - 30 Pesticide Action Week 2020: Fri - Mon

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Mar 22 World Water Day 2020, Sun

Campaigns[edit | edit source]

Eradicating Ecocide W

Yes to Life, No to Mining

Why it matters[edit | edit source]

Community groups may be concerned about litter, pollution, traffic pollution, air quality, noise or light pollution, river quality, state of beaches, etc.

Aarhus Convention[edit | edit source]

The Aarhus Convention, was signed on 25 June 1998 in the Danish city of Aarhus. It entered into force on 30 October 2001. As of March 2014, it has 47 parties—46 states and the European Union. All of the ratifying states are in Europe and Central Asia.

The Aarhus Convention grants the public rights regarding access to information, public participation and access to justice, in governmental decision-making processes on matters concerning the local, national and transboundary environment. It focuses on interactions between the public and public authorities. W

Resources[edit | edit source]

Apps for sustainability[edit | edit source]

EarthObserver App, mobile application which provides users with simplified access to vast libraries of images and information that up until now were tapped mainly by earth and environmental scientists. The EarthObserver App, the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, displays natural features and forces on land, undersea and in the air. Source: The Earth Institute, Colombia University, 2011-01-10

WideNoise app, a project based in the E.U., lets users monitor and share noise pollution levels at various locations with other users.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Quotes[edit | edit source]

"We All Live Downstream" Frank Carbone Jr.

Video[edit | edit source]

News and comment[edit | edit source]

See separate article: Environment quality news

See also[edit | edit source]

  • local information can be found, or shared, via our many location pages

Interwiki links[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia: Ecocide, Environmental justice, Aarhus Convention, Air Quality Egg

External links[edit | edit source]


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