with the participation of more than children. Other workshops on environmental education included ‘Encaucemos el Agua’ (‘Let’s Give Water a Course’). Semana temática: Agua y Sociedad. Eje temático: Educación. Título de la ponencia: .. 2. IMTA/The Watercourse (). ¡Encaucemos el Agua! Currículum y. •Discover a Watershed Series. (Mexico and USA). •¡Encaucemos el Agua! ( Project. WET-Mexico). •UNESCO-IHP LAC Regional. Programme Agua y Educacion.

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Water for Life,coordinated by UN-Water, the United Nations inter-agency mechanism of all relevant agencies, departments and programs involved with water-related issues. Nearly one child in ten dies before the age of five. Archaeological evidence indicates Tlaloc was one of the most important deities of the Mesoamerican cultures, receiveing different names such as Cocijo for the Zapotecos or Chaac for the Mayas.

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His paradise Sguawas a privileged place that only those who died in water or weather-related deaths such as drowning, lightning and water-borne diseases could reach. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Specially, watershed education can work together with diversity education to provide, within an interdisciplinary framework, solid basis towards sustainability.

The Discover a Watershed Series scheme can easily incorporate diversity topics along with water education, encouraging social participation and networking. The great conservationist, Aldo Leopold, said: Please create a new list with aguz new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.


Widespread community based water education, including diversity education topics, can support citizens to gain knowledge, skills, values and perspectives that encourage sustainable livelihoods. June 12, at 3: The weak Bolivian economy was affected by hyperinflation in the s.

Send us your feedback. Water can be seen as one common thread to link those issues.

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Cultural and religious beliefs and traditional spiritual values often serve to prevent overexploitation of resources and sustain the systems in which indigenous societies live for their own benefit and that of future generations. Being water essential for life, health and well-being, it is also crucial for sustainable development, including the preservation of our natural environment and encaucemod alleviation of poverty and hunger.

Following, we will briefly describe some examples. One of the most relevant cultural topics addressed in the guide is related to the water deities of the Mesoamerican cultures. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

It explains some of the values and beliefs, related to water, in the cosmogony of ancient Teotihuacanos, Zapotecos, Mayas and Aztecs, among others.

Fostering Sustainability Through Watershed-Based Education

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. It is a broad curriculum that cares about knowledge, but also about doing, being, and interacting with others.


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Would you also like to submit a review for this item? You may have already requested this item. Advanced Search Find a Library. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid rncaucemos. The importance of both natural and cultural diversity was forgotten or ignored for a long time.

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fncaucemos They symbolize the power to perceive and understand the unknown. The poor are still paying 10 times as much for their water as the rich. A colossal statue of Tlaloc or a related deity, according to some scholars weighing tons, is the icon of the Mexico National Anthropology Museum.

The watershed approach facilitates education to be locally relevant and culturally appropriate. This is surprising as there are million indigenous people in the world, living in over 70 countries. A w atershed approach, including both water education and diversity education, can be locally relevant and culturally appropriate to help develop creativity and problem-solving skills enacucemos create a more sustainable future.

It was very diverse, and the resulting artifacts are very diverse.