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Committing To Nature's Preservation - International Mother Earthday 22 April 2024

By Eco-Training

Photo Creds: Cameron Clements

On the 22nd of April every year, the United Nations' International Mother Earth Day serves as a poignant reminder of our collective responsibility to nurture and safeguard the ecosystems of our planet. The Day recognizes the Earth and its ecosystems as humanity's common home and the need to protect her to enhance people’s livelihoods, counteract climate change, and stop the collapse of biodiversity.

Against the backdrop of this global call to action, EcoTraining stands as an inspiration of hope and progress. With over three decades of dedicated service to environmental education and conservation, they have empowered more than 14,000 individuals, both locally and internationally, to become stewards of nature. Through immersive courses that delve deep into the intricacies of our natural world, they not only cultivate a profound understanding of ecosystems but also instill a sense of responsibility towards their preservation.

Photo Creds: Willie van Eeden

"We take immense pride in the guardians of nature that emerge not only from our students but also within the communities that we operate and lead by example. At EcoTraining, we believe that nurturing this sense of responsibility towards our natural world is paramount in creating a sustainable future for our planet," said Managing Director, Anton Lategan.

With a diverse array of courses ranging from 6-day nature programs to 1-year professional accredited Field Guide courses and online modules, they remain at the forefront of environmental education in Africa.

By fostering a deep connection between individuals and their natural surroundings, they not only prepare future conservation leaders, but also nurture a deep appreciation for the Earth. As we commemorate International Mother Earth Day in 2024, EcoTraining reaffirms its commitment to environmental stewardship.

They continue to highlight and act on global initiatives aimed at rejuvenating our planet's ecosystems. By integrating conservation and protection into all aspects of its curriculum, they help to ensure that each student emerges not only as a knowledgeable guide but as a passionate advocate for the Earth.

Photo creds: Albie Venter


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