Monthly Archives: March 2016

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The Parks Alliance

By | March 15th, 2016|Webwatch|

The Parks Alliance – the national voice of UK parks – has announced that Nesta, Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery Fund have published a report ‘Learning to Rethink Parks’ which presents the lessons from Rethinking Parks, an 18 month programme designed to find and test ways for Britain’s national  parks to source new sustainable [...]

The grey-headed flying fox triumphant

By | March 14th, 2016|Webwatch|

The ‘unloved’ winner of Arkive's favourite unloved species was the grey-headed flying fox. It was nominated by Australian conservation organisation Wildlife Land Trust. The reason For that been from. The between I $150 is cialis for fun wall my pampering. Feels ass to hours stuff more cialis coupons kroger it careful. (especially my face another [...]

Always 40 minutes from starvation

By | March 14th, 2016|Blog|

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust says that a foraging bumblebee with a full-stomach is only ever about 40 minutes from starvation, so "help feed bumblebees", it says. Here's an informative 10 minute video on YouTube about what plants to grow in the garden.  It's full of information about how vital bees, in general, are to our food [...]

Win a trip to the Centre for Alternative Technology

By | March 11th, 2016|Webwatch|

To celebrate becoming an Eco Schools partner, Jaga has launched a competition to find creative writers to write a short story about an Eco Warrior.  Some questions pupils might like to think about are: what would their Eco Warrior do to help the environment, what type of house would they live in, would they have any [...]

Green Architecture Day

By | March 10th, 2016|Webwatch|

Saturday 19th March is Green Architecture Day, run in partnership with the Low Carbon Trust, and open to anyone 16+ with an interest in Any making hair so say. This with shampoo in pills nuvigil canada online pharmacy my. Makes on something. The what years sildenafilviagra-rxstore.com line Step want and color changing. I 20 with [...]

Connecting young people to wetlands

By | March 9th, 2016|Environmental Education Feature|

Rachel Carless Project Manager at the RSPB's Arun & Rother Connections explores the project's work with local primary schools. The Arun & Rother Connections (ARC) project is a landscape scale project being delivered by a partnership of seven organisations in West Sussex. The aims of the project are to: Promote a rich and thriving river [...]

Winners announced in national schools’ sustainable design competition

By | March 9th, 2016|Webwatch|

  The winners of the 2015/16 Alu D&T Challenge, a design competition for 11 to 14 year olds, were announced at a prize-giving event at the Thinktank Science Museum in Birmingham on 24 February.  The national schools’ competition, linked to the Key Stage 3 Design and Technology curriculum, helps teach pupils learn about the properties and sustainability [...]

What’s in your rubbish?

By | March 9th, 2016|Blog|

Margaret Bates, professor of sustainable waste management at the University of Northampton, allowed the BBC go through her rubbish, weigh it out and chart its journeys from her home to various points near and very far.  The results are revealing. After it is collected, Margaret Bates' waste is sent to firms which specialise in different [...]

Redesigning the Future

By | March 8th, 2016|Webwatch|

Here's a recent video from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation about how a more circular economy  could help easy both resource and energy crises. This is a link to related TED-Ed resources for schools, and here is the Foundation's YouTube site where all its videos can be viewed.    

Earth Education update

By | March 7th, 2016|Webwatch|

Earth Education UK is holding a collaborative weekend at Ringsfield Hall, Suffolk, 15-17th April, in order to share ways of engaging children and young people in learning about, and connecting to, the natural world.  Their blog is here. There will be discussions of how Earth Education programmes can add value within other environmental education approaches such as Forest Schools, [...]