In the frames of Keep Georgia Tidy Project which aims to attain environmentally conscious generation as well as to reduce pollution from municipal waste (40%) and greenhouse gas emissions (10%) in Georgia, on February 10, 2020 the Expert of Georgian Society of Nature Explorers Orchis – Nona Khelaia made a presentation “Biodiversity – Importance, Threats, Restoration and Awareness Raising Actions” in Public School #2 of Kareli City, Shida Kartli Region. Students of Public Schools #1 and #2 and Gymnasia, the director and teachers of Public School #2 and experts of GSNE Orchis, total 35 persons attended the meeting.
The goal of the Keep Georgia Tidy Project is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and pollution of environment by 2023 through environmental sustainable education and promotion circular economy in Georgia. The Project plans to promote and implement bio-restoration activities including planting of native tree and shrub species (16 000 seedlings) over 16 ha areas cleaned-up in semi-arid regions of Georgia in order to facilitate to the reduction of desertification process in such regions of the country.
“Keep Georgia Tidy” Project is being implemented by a consortium of NGOs: Georgian Society of Nature Explorers “Orchis”, Keep Georgia Tidy and Greens Movement of Georgia/Friends of the Earth-Georgia, through financial support of the Government of Sweden.