"Be an Eco Reporter for a Day"

Children from the municipality of Góis were eco reporters for a day. The investigative story "started from the project's main objectives, to increase the resilience of the indigenous flora and fauna to climate change and the rehabilitation of the river's infrastructure, as well as improving its connectivity.

Under the project "Management of the Ceira River Basin in the face of climate change", funded by the "EEA Grants Program, through the Ministry of Environment and Climate Action, promoted by the Portuguese Environment Agency (APA), through the Administration of the Hydrographic Region of the Center (ARHC), having as partners the Intermunicipal Community of Coimbra Region, the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB - Nowergian Directorate for Civil Protection) and the Municipalities of Góis, Arganil, Lousã and Pampilhosa da Serra, the children of the ATL Férias de Natal de Góis (public and private institutions) were invited to take the role of reporters, with emphasis on the issues of climate change," says a note from the Góis municipality.

The mini-reporters, "aware of their role in intervening and raising awareness of society, prepared, following the workshop 'Journalistic Challenge - Be an Eco Reporter for a Day', integrated in the municipal program 'Portraits of Christmas', a set of artistic works, full of creativity and new forms of communication, more simplified.