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Student Tom Remijn investigates the Urban Heat Island Effect

22 May 2020

We proudly present Tom Remijn, Who successfully completed his master thesis research in "The Cooling Effect of Urban Green Spaces in Paramaribo"

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"Look! The Green Giants" Challenge

22 May 2020

When we talk about the Green Giants of Paramaribo, we mean the Kankantri (Ceiba pentandra) and the Rain Tree (Samanea saman). Within this project we want to map the Green giants. Share as many photo's of the Giants as much as possible on your Facebook wall!

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Top 10 Green Paramaribo Photo walk

04 December 2019

The 10 best photos were selected from a total of 38 photos by the jury consisting of three people: Ed Hoogenboom, Vanessa van Hetten and Hedweg "PLU" de la Fuente.

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Green Paramaribo Photo walk

26 November 2019

In cooperation with the Surinamese Photographers Association, SUFOV, Tropenbos Suriname organized the 'Green Paramaribo Photo walk'. In addition to a fresh morning walk linked to a photo competition, the goal was also to stimulate the community's awareness of urban greenery in an effective, simple way.

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To measure is to know

30 September 2019

Measuring is knowing and that is why temperature data is being collected during this large green project. The aim is to learn more about the cooling effect that green has on the environment.

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World Challenge Day Suriname Goes Green

29 May 2019

The World Challenge Day with a green twist! A green environment contributes to a good health, both mentally and physically. #TakeBackYourStreets was a concept for the World Challenge Day on Wednesday 29th of May 2019

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Student Training

29 March 2019

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, three graduates from the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources course at the Anton de Kom University of Suriname.

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Our Twinning partner in Suriname

25 March 2019

Our Twinning partner visited Suriname in the week of 17-23th of March for the launch of the project

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Launch twinning project: Towards a greener and more livable Paramaribo

22 March 2019

Trees and other urban greenery can make an important contribution to the quality of life in Paramaribo, yet in 2019 there is insufficient appreciation for trees

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