Sunday, 17 Jan 2021
In keeping with its aim to protect and conserve Oman’s natural heritage, the Environment Society of Oman (ESO) concluded its Education Programme last month.

ESO programme creates awareness amongst students, teachers

The programme which had been supported by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) because 2015 incorporated 4 subjects: Water and Energy, Oman’s Biodiversity, Ecological Footprint and Green Schools. These subjects had been presented to 90 schools across various regions of the sultanate more than the final years, stated a press release.

“Part of our mission is to assist shield Oman’s organic heritage by influencing and advertising

environmental sustainable behaviour not only via conservation but via education, and awareness,” mentioned Jawaher al Ghafri, education coordinator at ESO. “Through presentations and interactive games and activities at the schools, ESO is working to engage and educate students, teachers, and parents on how they can get involved in making a difference.”

ESO’s education programme functions towards making a culture of environmental awareness all through schools by integrating ideas inside the curriculum and enabling students the chance to inculcate eco-friendly habits in their every day life

Alongside the educational campaign, ESO’s neighborhood outreach team engaged with fishermen, tour offices and public throughout a current campaign held in Musandam.

The campaign, also funded by PDO, aimed at raising awareness on the value of Oman’s marine biodiversity and the value of its sustainability for the stakeholders. As element of the campaign dolphin watching recommendations had been shared with tour offices and fishermen had been educated on how to rescue and release entangled turtles.

Abdul Amir bin Abdul Hussein al Ajmi, PDO’s external affairs and worth creation director mentioned, “We are delighted to partner with ESO that always helps in spreading environmental and sustainability awareness throughout the sultanate.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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