NERUL-MUMBAI, DECEMBER 15, 2014: The energetic eco-club students of Don Bosco School, Nerul participated in the launch of "I Nature Watch project" held in Don Bosco School, Matunga.The session was organized by Lady Bird's Consulting in collaboration with Green Line on December 8, 2014.
The prestigious project has won the Global Competition of U.S state Department's Alumni Innovation Engagement Fund and is the only project selected for India out of various projects proposed globally. It is a Citizen Science Project for the school which could be used for climate change studies. The mobile apps for climate change will be developed for the use of urban schools in 4 metros (Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad) and to learn about the urban ecosystem.
The computer savvy students will use their gadgets as a mode of gathering information and record the spotting of indicator species of birds and animals. The students will help to monitor the impact of climate change through collecting data on the urban flora and fauna. The project will offer the students a platform to explore and learn the local trees, birds and butterflies and to become citizen scientist as a part of their studies.