UNIVERSITY of Guyana (UG) students studying geography got the unique opportunity last Wednesday of learning hands-on about using the platform, OpenStreetMap (OSM).

The occasion was the observance of Geographic Information System (GIS) Day, which happens to coincide with observances to mark Geography Awareness Week, better known as GEOWEEK.

The event, which was hosted by UG in collaboration with a host of other agencies, was held on...

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Eco Trust Society, on December 20, 2015 ventured to provided meals to the less fortunate, homeless and needy children.

In keeping with the giving spirit of the Christmas Season and Expressing our understanding of man being apart of the environment.

Small gifts, party bags and food were given to the children in the Tigerbay and in the Leopold street area along with a few words of encouragement and environmental awareness.

We also provided hot meals to homeless ...

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Ecotrust world food day food drive report

In celebration of World Food Day 2014, on October 16, EcoTrust Society held a food drive where fruit salads were distributed to the needy and less fortunate. The fruits selected and prepared were all local fruits, being relevant to this year world food day theme “Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth“. The food drive occurred at 6:30pm at the Germans Restaurant, 9 Mundy Street, Nor...

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It is with great enthusiasm and zeal, that I accept this position as President of the School of Earth and Environmental Science EcoTrust society.

First of all, I would like to thank the Immediate Past President, and the Executive Committee for leading the club to achieve yet another successful year. The team has left quite an order for the new team to fill.

This new team hope to take you through a fun, fulfilling and friendly year. Fun whether it be sports, career day or an...

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Eco-Trust Society on September 23, 2014 inaugurated its new board of executives in a small exquisite formal ceremony.

The Guest speaker, University of Guyana Student’s Society (UGSS) President (ag.) Joshua Griffith swore in the new executives. He encouraged the new executives stating that, “You have done a lot but there is more to be done. The campus is waiting on you to make an impact. You owe it to yourself to leave your mark on this society right now. So I am charging you Eco-Tr...

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The School participated in Open/Career Day that was held at the University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus on February 15, 2008. The students of the School displayed the exhibits, some of which consisted of their work, and interacted with visitors to the School’s booth.

Saw dust models of the Guiana Shield and the landscape of the Rupununi were displayed along with rock samples as students explained the differences in elevation and the formation ...

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Fifty (50) students of the five (5) Geography classes: GEO 113 Maps and Diagrams, GEO 211 Spatial Organization of Society, GEO 212 Tropical Environmental Systems, GEO 315 Advanced Geography of Guyana and GEO 414 Principles of Geomorphology visited Lethem during the period November 1-4, 2007 accompanied by three (3) Lecturers. This fieldtrip was aimed:

  • to study the environment and socio-economic conditions at Lethem; and
  • to...

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The School of Earth & Environmental Sciences will be offering the course Emergency Planning and Management

April 15 – 20, 2013.

Conducted by Jeremy Collymore, Executive Director, Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Planning and Management is of paramount importance to the countries of this region which are extremely vulnerable to natural disasters. This course wil...

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The United Nations Water group announced that World Water Day 2008 will be celebrated by the UN on Thursday, March 20, 2008. The international theme is “sanitation.” The local theme is “Sanitation is vital to human health!”

In Guyana a number of activities will be undertaken in observance of this day by several agencies, such as World Wildlife Fund, Guyana Water Incorporated, the Environmental Protection Agency, Pan American Health Organizat...

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