Green World Foundation

Green World Foundation

About Us

Green World Foundation under the Royal Patronage of H.R.H Princess Galyani Vadhana Kromluang Naradhivas Rajanagarindra. Founded in 1991, the Green World Foundation is a non-profit organisation which collaborates closely with youth, educators. practitioners, and community leaders throughout Thailand to inspire the development and adoption of environmental ethics, and strengthen the capacity for proactively contributing to the sustainable care of the local environments.

Board of Committees

  • M.R.Narisa Chakrabongse   Chairperson
  • Wanchai Tantivittayapitak   Vice Chairperson
  • Dr.Saranarat Oy Kanjanavanit   Secretary General
  • Dr.Kasama Varavarn Na Ayutthaya
  • Parnbua Boonparn
  • Dr.Vira Somboon
  • Saisiri Chumsai Na Ayudhya
  • Dr.Suthawan Sathienthai
  • Dr.Anuchart Puangsamlee
  • Paisarn Piammattawat
  • Nittaya Wongsawat

Activities

Environmental Educate

Our environmental education programme aims to develop both the intellectual and creative capacity of participants enabling them to attain enhanced environmental literarcy. Designed to stimulate enquiring minds and instill a knowledgeable appreciation of the environment, the programme empowers participants to gather and analyse information that leads to finding creative solutions and making informed decisions regarding local environmental issues. These hands on activities are undertaken in close collaboration with government agencies and a nationwide network of practitioners.

Environmental Detectives

With the aim of empowering the public to monitor and evaluate local environmental health, the Green World Foundation specialises in the development of low cost popular means to reading and understanding the local environment. This approach emphasises active learning for the young and effectively raises awareness of the role they can play in taking care of the world around them. Our environmental Detectives porgramme has generated extensive interest in environmental education in schools as well as for local community management. Available programmes include Stream Detectives, Seashore Detectives, and other environmental watch programmes curently under development.

Nature Guides & Educational Materials

High quality collateral materials such as nature guides, nature investigation and training module packages, fact sheets, posters, and other educational resource materials are developed and produced in both the Thai and English language. To ensure that these resources are effective and user friendly, many are developed by a multi-disciplinary team and field-tested with users prior to production. Check our website for the current catalogue.

Train the Trainers

The Green World Foundation provides teachers, nature leaders, community leaders, and other interested parties with customised training courses on environmental watch techniques; environmental education processes including training programme desing; and educational material development and production.

Environmental Communicate

Greenworld Online

Greenworld Online presents in-depth features and a wide range of news and views to enable readers to keep abreast of current discourses and latest issues on the global and local environment.

Texts & Handbooks

In addition to these periodicals, the Green World Foundation also researches and produces many other high quality, informative publications which help address the pressing need for relevant Thai language materials pertaining to the environment. Check our website for the current catalogue.

Environmental Information Centre

The centre maintains the most comprehensive collection of news clippings related to the Thai environment which is available to the general public free of charge. In addition, it provides access to 2,000 books, reports, periodicals, as well as audio-visual and educational materials on a wide range of environmental subjects in both the Thai and English language. Current events and pertinent information on key issues are also highlighted on our website.The centre is open from

Monday to Friday, 10.00-17.00.

Support GWF

Teachers and students from thousands of disadvantaged schools and non-formal education centres throughout Thailand rely on the Green World Foundation to provide environmental education training and materials. You can contribute to these innovative education efforts through our education sponsorship scheme, with a direct donation, or becoming a Green World Foundation Member.

Contact Us

Green World Foundation 394/46-48 Maharaj Road, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand

Tel: +66-2622-2250-2
Fax: +66-2622-2366
Email: gwf@greenworld.or.th

 

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