The “Te fa’a hotu no te paruru” educational project aims to strengthen the resilience of coastal ecosystems to prevent erosion and the disappearance of ecosystems through revegetation and awareness-raising.
As part of this project, educational interventions were done in 7 8th grade classes in Tahiti and 4 in Moorea.
The program included:
Information on coastal ecosystems, their roles, threats and how to protect them.
Fun educational activities (reconstruction of a shoreline, presentation of sand samples, a plant species memorization game)
The distribution of a digital booklet on the coastal vegetationA total of 190 students from 11 middle schools were involved!
*Project funded by the French Polynesia Coral Reef Initiative (IFRECOR)
*Please find attached the digital educational booklet “Coastal vegetation of Tahiti and her islands” created as part of the TE FA’A NO TE PARURU project.