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The Fair of Flair in Chateaubelair and "Ecotourism"

Fair-of-flair The Fair of Flair in Chateaubelair.
Traveling has been vastly popular for centuries now. No doubt about it. However now with climate change and global warming as a hot topic people are becoming more and more aware of the impact their travel habits can have on the place they visit. And now is the start of the term Ecotourism . It is responsible travel to natural areas that conserves t...
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3000 New trees to be planted - Movie

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is one of the world’s most disaster prone countries. During the past few years hurricanes and floods have affected St Vincent. Hundreds of people lost their homes, jobs and loved ones. Major damages to bridges, roads and buildings have been caused. Thousands of trees and many acres of agricultural soil have been lost....
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La Soufriere Trail Clearing Report

clearning-web GEF funded project to rehabilitate the La Soufriere Leeward Trail on St. Vincent
Background This report is a partial fulfilment of the GEF funded project to rehabilitate the La Soufriere Leeward Trail on St. Vincent.  No maintenance work was done on this trail for a number of years and in 2010 it was made worse with the passing of hurricane Thomas which totally devastated the trail. Huge trees were uprooted and blocked the...
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Significant Experience at the Chateaubelair Farmers' Market

Farmers-Market The farmers market is a huge project that includes social development, volunteering, and helping with the mitigation of climate change
After we had an investigation week, travelling across the island, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, we identified some problems about the trading of the basic products that farmers produce at the Chateaubelair Farmers Market. Farmers Market One of the big problems we could identify was that the farmers had to travel to the capital to sell their pro...
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The La Soufriere cross country trail - Movie

A brief overview of this project,  Richmond Vale Academy has been working for some time already. It is important to remember that we as humans are part of the environment. With over 6 billion of us on Earth, our combined actions have a big impact on the environment. However, at least we are aware of that impact. We can do things as individuals...
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Why go to Your Favorite Beach this Saturday

Beach-2 Children taking part in a cleaning action at the beach
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Sept 15, 2016:  Vincentians are being encouraged to head to their favourite beaches this Saturday and join in cleaning them. This Saturday, Sept. 17, is being observed as International Coastal Cleanup day. The brainchild of Ocean Conservancy. An international group encourages coastal communities and members of the publi...
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Promotion Of Action

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Richmond Vale Academy organizes different activities addressed to the St. Vincent’s community. For example beach and river clean ups, local farmers markets or healthy diet education. These actions aim to attract interest on local environmental problems such as littering along streets, beaches, and rivers. Boost the local economy introducing small f...
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Farmers' Market Project

17-FARMERS-MARKET-9-copy A group of climate activists were wondering why there wasn´t a local market in the village despite being mostly farmers and fisherman living there
Farmers' market project is an initiative which aims to bring some good advantages for the locals while caring about our environment and our health. The idea of the farmers market is a group of climate activists who wonder why there wasn´t a local market in the village despite being mostly farmers and fisherman living there. How did they manage to s...
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Cleanup Day at Petitbordel Beach

clean-beach The cleanup day organized by Richmond Vale Academy in Petitbordel beach where we collect several hundred kilos of garbage.
The two main sources of marine pollution are garbage and sewage water from industrial and commercial use in cities. Preventing Pollution. Johnny from Colombia. Through the cleanup day organized by Richmond Vale Academy in Petitbordel beach we collected several hundreds kilos of garbage. Comes to my mind the following thought: How far can human cons...
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Children Visiting Summer Camp RVA.

summer-camp The children were eager to learn. We want to visit again soon and will not be long before we see all their smiling faces again.
Children Visit RVA From a Local Methodist Church Group. By Pippa From England. They were members of a summer camp, where they stayed overnight for a week and partook in different activities. The children were age between 8 – 15 and and around 30 in total. The group visiting Richmond Vale for a few hours and we organized several stations for them to...
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Emergency Relief

emergency-web Altogether we have put in 600 volunteer hours in the weeks immediately following the disaster.
I once again express our appreciation to you and your volunteers for your significant contribution to our pipeline reconstruction efforts in North Leeward. Garth Saunders Head of CWSA/SWMU As a student in the conference you need to be prepared to do whatever is needed when disaster strikes. We are in the world’s most disaster prone area and we will...
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Planting Trees

Moringa-web We have planted the trees in 20 of the poorest communities
If every university on Earth was destroyed we would lose nothing. If we lose the forests, we will have lost everything Bill Mollison In St. Vincent We Plant Trees! Tree planting actions and awareness campaigns are an important part of RVA’s curriculum. We partner with many different stakeholders in order to plant the most beneficial trees in severa...
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SVG’s ‘Treelympics’ wins International Award - Movie

Globe-award TreeLympics The Energy Globe Award was founded in 1999 by the Austrian energy pioneer Wolfgang Neumann and is one of today’s most prestigious environmental awards
“Treelympics SVG”, the local arm of a worldwide tree planting competition has won the Austria-based Energy Globe National Award 2016 for St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). The project, implemented by Richmond Vale Academy, resulted in 1,500 trees being planted in SVG since 2014. Treelympics SVG was among 1,700 submissions from countries across t...
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Moringa 10,000

Moringa-Class Trees are the lungs of our planet, and we need to plant more
Richmond Vale Academy and its’ Climate Compliance Conference plan the next big step with a new project, which gave birth under the name of ‘MORINGA 10,000’. The goal is to plant  - hand in hand with the people of St. Vincent - 10,000 Moringa Trees around the island of St. Vincent, within 20 different communities. The aim of the project is to b...
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