The Greens: A Site for Kids about Looking after the Planet

 This specially designed website companion to the PBS ecology series The Greens helps kids explore ideas about making smart environmental choices. Find animated videos, activity suggestions, projects to do, and solid advice for putting your best ecological foot forward. courtesy
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 This specially designed website companion to the PBS ecology series The Greens helps kids explore ideas about making smart environmental choices. Find animated videos, activity suggestions, projects to do, and solid advice for putting your best ecological foot forward.

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