WOW focuses on the unique needs and concerns of water outside of the school building. Schools can address any combination of the sub-pathways within WOW to receive recognition when applying for an Eco-Schools USA award. Each sub-pathway will have its own set of tools and resources.
Water covers 71 percent of the Earth’s surface. Water is a basic need of all living matter on Earth. Think for a moment about your relationship with water; how many times a day do you access a water source? That answer varies by person, by state and by country, however we are all connected to the same water. Water is critical to life and our way of life impacting our environment, health, economy, and societal relationships. For that reason we must be stewards and protectors of waterways.
Our declining wildlife need urgent protection before they face serious risk of extinction. This bold vision for conservation funding could be the solution.Read More
Urge Congress to stand up for polar bears and their young by opposing drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.Read More
Students ages 9-18 are invited to share their big idea through the "Every Elephant Counts" contest for a chance to win a trip to Botswana.Read More
Get to know the amazing wildlife in your backyard and beyond.Read More
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