An environment and conservation expo was held for children, atthe Port Moresby Nature Park today.
Various organizations set up stall to educate children about looking afterthe environment.
Calledthe Grow Green Expo,the activity was organized by Bank South Pacific andthe Port Moresby Nature Park, to round offWorld Environment Day
Hundreds of kids flocked in with parents to partake inthe activities.
The Grow Green Expo aims to reinforce and promote caring for and respectingthe environment.
Learning aboutthe environment also involved colouring and art and craft activities.
An animal show was also part ofthe day’s activity. Amongthe first animal guests, was olivethe python.
Children were also treated to face paintings and bouncing castles.
Ben Kome brought his children tothe park to have fun, but also to learn aboutthe environment and how to look after it.
The RSPCA, Tuffa Tanks, Millenium Water Limited,World Vision andthe Office of Climate Changeere part of th e expo.
Office of climate change policy analyst Erick Sarut said effects of global warming is evident in Papua New Guineawhere many of our coastal land masses are being eroded by rising sea levels.
The expo was staged to wind downtheWorld Environment Daycampaign,themed ‘Think, EatoSave.’
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