BC3 releases a storybook uncovering the links between Water, Energy, Food, and Ecosystems

BC3 is excited to introduce the storybook “Let’s unravel this Knot! Water-Energy-Food guide for kids” authored by Anna Sperotto, with the support of BC3 under the MSCA project UNraveling the knoT of the Water-energy-food nexus usIng ecosySTems services (UNTWIST).

This illustrated book is designed for children ages 8-10 (but not only!), aiming to make the complex concept of the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus approach accessible to young minds.

In this captivating book, young readers embark on a journey to uncover the hidden connections between water, energy, food, and ecosystems. They explore the invisible water embedded in everyday objects and learn about its profound impact on our lifestyle and the lives of people in different parts of the world.

“Teachers, educators, and science enthusiasts can utilize this material to raise awareness about the significance of the WEF Nexus approach in addressing global sustainability challenges.” (Anna Sperotto, BC3 adjunct researcher)

UNTWIST is an EU-funded project aiming to advance the understanding of Water Energy and Food interactions through the lens of ecosystem services supporting integrated management and governance of the nexus under global change scenarios.

You can download the full storybook for free from the UNTWIST website in English, Spanish, Basque and Italian! There is also support educational material available only in English for teachers and educators interested in explaining the WEF Nexus in the classroom.

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