Our environment supports us through the air we breathe, the food we eat and the water we drink. Our lives depend on supporting our environment in return. These documents bring environmental issues to light, educate on how best to conserve the natural world that we all share.
Village Volunteers is committed to the conscientious use of resources.
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- Environmental Stress: The New Leading Cause of Human Conflict
An editorial piece written in Uganda on how people struggle to gain access to clean water and non-contaminated soil to grow food.
- Environmental Youth Action Corps Manual
An environmental curriculum to train stewards to raise awareness in their community on methods to decrease or eliminate behaviors that can negatively impact both people and the environment.
- Guide to Proper Battery Storage and Disposal
Batteries contain materials that are hazardous to the immune system, such as mercury, which can lead to health damage or lead, decreased intellectual capacity. Learn to properly dispose of batteries and how to store them to prevent leakage into soil and water.
- Water Hyacinth: An Invasive Aquatic Species
Removal and uses of Water Hyacinth.