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    Kids Get Excited About Nature Across Caribbean

    3BL Media

    by 3BL Media

    April 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Primary schools across St. Lucia are bubbling with excitement after being visited by a White-breasted Thrasher, Iguana, Coral and “Tin Tin” as part of a series of activities that are being led by PCI Media Impact as part of My Island-My Community.

    The students played, sang and asked questions with the mascots as part of a campaign to raise awareness about the important role that nature plays in protecting the community from climate change.

    The colorful mascots and students danced to a specially produced theme song and visiting representatives shared information about the importance of protecting local mangrove and watershed areas, with particular attention to the benefits of the Mankòtè Mangrove, one of two RAMSAR sites on St. Lucia, to the surrounding community.

    Secondary school students were also in awe when popular recording musicians from St. Lucia performed at their schools. The musicians performed their popular songs in an outdoor concer