Judges Award for ‘Education across waters’
WINNER: Global Action Plan
Water Explorer is a fun, web-based educational programme that inspires 8-14-year-olds to learn about water issues and develop the confidence to act on them. Delivered in 11 countries, students work together to save their virtual reservoirs by completing a series of innovative Challenges organised into four themes:
Water Explorer has already inspired 79,000 children to complete a Challenge and saved over 1.3 million cubic metres of water. Through links to international research, it also aims to strengthen and track the changes in intrinsic values such as care for the environment.