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Unformatted text preview: | P a g e 1 0 / 2 1 / 2 0 0 8 http://www.marketwatch.com/ Toyota Advances Environmental Education and Global Sustainability in U.S. Classrooms Last update: 12:49 p.m. EDT Oct. 20, 2008 TORRANCE, Calif., Oct 20, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Thirty U.S. teachers have been selected to participate in an environmental study tour to the Galapagos Islands, a designated World Heritage site off the coast of Ecuador, as part of the Toyota International Teacher Program. The program takes place November 22 - December 6, 2008. Now in its 10th year, the Toyota International Teacher Program ( http://www.toyota.com/community ) is an international study tour for secondary teachers of all disciplines focused on promoting environmental conservation and sustainability, as well as global understanding. This year's participants were selected from nearly 1,000 applications received from educators across the U.S. "Today, we recognize how mutually dependent we all are on the Earth's resources. The Toyota International Teacher Program seeks to provide teachers the tools they need to prepare and educate students as stewards of our global community," said Jim Lentz, president, Toyota Motor Sales (TMS). For the first time, Toyota is partnering with the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management's graduate program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The Bren School plays a leading role in researching environmental issues, training environmental management professionals and identifying and solving environmental problems around the world. Through this professionals and identifying and solving environmental problems around the world....
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