14 "eco-schools" receive the "green flag" in Puerto Rico for environmental action

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José E. Maldonado; jose@miprv.com
The "eco-school" program from OPAS promotes the community's participation in the environmental issues affecting them. Picture: José E. Maldonado / www.miprv.com

Fourteen schools in Puerrto Rico received the "green flag" yesterday from the Organization for a sustainable environment (OPAS in Spanish) for their work on envionmental issues in their school and their communities.   The "Eco-School" program is in its 5th year and during 2011-2012 more than 6,500 students and 550 teachers were impacted through the efforts in various schools throughout the island. 

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