YRE engages participants aged 11-25 in environment-focused citizen journalism, looking at issues, problems, and solutions, and reporting on them through articles, photos, or videos.
The programme develops participants’ skills and knowledge about environmental issues, enhances communication and citizenship skills, individual initiative, teamwork, critical analysis, social responsibility, and leadership abilities.
YRE uses a tried and tested four-step methodology:
Investigate a local environmental problem or issue:
Research solutions to a local environmental problem or issue:
Report on a local environmental issue and its possible solution through a journalistic production targeting a local audience:
Disseminate with the local audience: