The Minister for the Environment of Extremadura visits the project works.

The MInister for the Environment of Extremadura, Begoña García Bernal,  have visited our school in order to verify the evolution of the works in our project . She verified the several activities made in our school this week as the organization of the green corner and the exhinition about endangered animals.

After this the MInister talked with our students about environmental questions

Visiting Cornalvo . A natural protected area near Mérida.

Students from 1st of ESO from the IES Sáenz de Buruaga have visited Cornalvo Natural Park , a natural protected area near Merida, where live several protected  species as black stork, Egyptian vulture or grey heron.

Our students have hung a poster that shows several recommendations for the visitors in order to preserve the environment.

The Green Corner of the IES Sáenz de Buruaga

Students from 1º ESO A have inaugurated our Green Corner . As you can see it is a facility with several functions . It has a screen with a projector in order to watch some video documentaries, a bookshelf with material about environment and a ground made of synthetic grass when students can sit down and work in a diferente environment.

After this inauguration other students from our school have been working in our Green Corner.

Our week of Biodiversity

This week our school celebrates the week of Biodiversity. We have prepared several activities as trips to natural protected areas, conferences about issues related with biodiversity, and finally an exhibition about animal in danger of extinction made by our students . From the 23th  till 27th of January we are going to work very hard to improve our knwoledges about Biodiversity and  the main  problems related with it .

The Great Barrier: an announced dead


Higher water temperatures in 2016 caused the worst destruction of corals ever recorded on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, a study has found.

Some 67% of corals died in the reef’s worst-hit northern section, reports the BBC

The situation was better in the central section, where 6% perished, while the southern reef is in good health.

But scientists warn recovery could be difficult if climate change continues.

Coral bleaching happens when water temperatures rise for a sustained period of time.

In February, March and April, sea surface temperatures across the Great Barrier Reef were the hottest on record, at least 1C higher than the monthly average.