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GAIA 20:30 Biodiversity Campaign

From September 2021 - June 2022.

Eco-schools Qatar is inviting all Green Flag and registered Eco-schools in Qatar, teachers and students to join FEE network with over 100 member organisations in over 79 countries, to disseminate Eco-schools principles and encourage communities to take an active part in supporting and saving our natural environment.


The Campaign Objectives are:

- Mobilise action on GAIA 20:30 Biodiversity goals;
- Raise awareness on biodiversity issues;
- Collect, co-create and disseminate resources on biodiversity

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The campaign has many stages and it starts with :

1. Biodiversity Quiz

The GAIA 20:30 Biodiversity Campaign kicks off with a quiz, aiming to raise awareness of the campaign, and create curiosity around different biodiversity subjects, e.g., invasive species, pollinators, trees and the natural environment.


How Well Do You Know Biodiversity Subjects

Take the Quiz


2. Lesson Plan Competition

The GAIA 20:30 Biodiversity Lesson Plan Competition invites Eco-Schools, LEAF and YRE teachers to develop lesson plans to promote active learning around the topic biodiversity. It is developed to encourage teachers to educate their students about the environment they live in and how to protect it. 



To Participate


1.You are part of a Green Flag awarded school or registered in the Eco-schools program
2.Click here to know more about what is required and to download the lesson plan templates
3. Drop us an email at ecoschools@qatargbc.org, to submit your form
4. Competition Deadline is February 11th, 2022


3. # Spotting Nature Challenge


#SpottingNature challenge encourages you to explore your local Biodiversity.
To know HOW TO JOIN CLICK HERE

4. Biodiversity Quiz, 2nd Edition

How Well Do You Know Biodiversity Subjects

Take the Quiz


5. Best Practice Competition

The GAIA 20:30 Biodiversity Best Practice Competition focuses on actions to protect global biodiversity. In this competition, Eco-Schools are encouraged to showcase their current or previous projects around the topic of biodiversity.

Participants are invited to submit ONE project/story connected with the GAIA 20:30 biodiversity goals:
  • Preserving existing and creating new forests or natural areas, e.g. school gardens, parks, green neighbourhoods, site and establishment grounds, etc.
  • Promoting sustainable management of the coastal zone;
  • Combatting pollinator and insect loss;
  • Raising awareness of and supporting actions to remove invasive alien species.

To Participate:

1. You are part of a Green Flag awarded school or registered in the Eco-schools program
2. Click here to know more about the competition
3. Drop us an email at ecoschools@qatargbc.org, to provide you with the competition submission template
4. Submission Page will be available in Febryary and the competition deadline is April 15th, 2022
GOOD LUCK!


For any question about the campaign, please contact Qatar Green Building Council, Eco-Schools National Operator

Ruba Hinnawi
E-mail: ecoschools@qatargbc.org

Qatar Green Building Council
P.O.Box 5825, Doha-Qatar

Tel. +974 4454 7430
        +97 444540238