Be Green Fair — Earth Day

The Embassy organized a green fair to commemorate World Earth Day featuring a variety of stands on environmental care including recycling waste, use of solar cookers, collection and purification of water, ways of composting food and other materials, as well as the sale of organic products. The Chargé d’Affairs recalled the origin of this day: “A ...
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Earth Day Activities

The United States Embassy in La Paz commemorated World Earth Day with a bicycle ride from Ancoraimes to Carabuco on the Bolivian high plateau. In the two communities visited by cyclists and support staff, Chargé d’Affaires Peter Brennan delivered book donations for local schools, as well as sports equipment for children, and 200 cypress trees to forest ...
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Second Edition of the Contest: “Sembrando Ideas Verdes”

The winners of the “Sembrando Ideas Verdes” contest were 2 projects of the Universidad Amazonica de Pando, the first winning project was presented by Raul Magne and Mijael Barbery who proposed to produce recycled paper from banana waste and simultaneously raise farmers’ awareness about recycling; the second winning project was elaborated by Fredy Cuaquira and ...
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Environment Road Show Reaches Bolivian Universities

Embassy officials visited three universities in Santa Cruz to discuss waste and water management.  They spoke to over 150 students at each university and were interviewed on the university television.  The week before, officials had a similar experience in Cochabamba where they spoke to packed auditoriums at four schools and had an interview on university ...
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