Tag Archive for 'children'

Nature improves a child’s emotional well-being & academic performance

July 26th, 2012 by Planet Ark

While the vast majority who regularly care for children agree that contact with nature is good for children’s well-being and development, they don’t know that green time can significantly improve the academic performance of their children. This is just one of the key findings of an independent study commissioned by Planet Ark and sponsored by […]

It doesn’t require rocket science to cut carbon emissions. St. Sampson high school students show the way with help from the Environment Department

October 16th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Hundreds of St. Sampson High School students commute to school by bicycle.  The full bicycle racks in front of the school attest to this.  The large number of bicyclists reduce road traffic congestion and carbon emissions. The States of Guernsey Environment Department has facilitated the opportunity to bicycle to school by providing dedicated bicycling lanes.  […]

Guernsey Mums have organised a free planting day for children and their parents at Le Friquet Home & Garden Centre

June 7th, 2010 by Richard Lord

GuernseyMums.gg invite you and your children to join them for free ‘planting days’  at Le Friquet Home and Garden centre on 11 June between 9 am and noon and 3 pm and 5 pm, and also on Saturday 12 June between 9 am and 1.30 pm.  Please download a PDF flyer of the event for […]

Copenhagen Children – views on climate change

October 29th, 2009 by Richard Lord

Children can be forthright and funny.