Solid waste was collected from lakes waters.

June 15, 2017

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Solid waste was collected from lakes waters.

About the Implementing organization

Name: Yachay Wasi

Country: Peru

Year of establishment: 1993

Type of organization: Indigenous NGO based in USA & Peru

Description

This action accomplished in 2007-2008 was selected by ECOSOC NGO Section as Best Practice.

The same system is now used by UNEP in their Western Samoa partnerships.

Nature Element

Forests / Mountains / Wetlands

Type of Action

Sustainable use / Pollution prevention, clean up / Awareness and education

Sustainable Development Element

Water security / Health / Climate action

Related Sustainable Development Goal(s)

    

Environmental Impacts

Environmental impacts of this environmental education touch on sustainable lakes waters lack of pollution and possibility of growing fish industries, protection of flora and fauna on these huge lakes banks, including planting of native high altitude trees.

Sustainable Development Impacts

Health because of purity of lakes waters.
Water security as solid waste and other pollution are eliminated.
A healthy environment in this Mountain Lakes region leads to ways to fight Climate Change.

Replicability

The work accomplished in 2007-2008 was selected by ECOSOC NGO Section as Best Practice.
The same system is now used by UNEP in their Western Samoa partnerships.

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