Monthly Archives: July 2016

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National Countryside Week

By | July 15th, 2016|Webwatch|

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RSPB helps schools to explore their local environment

By | July 14th, 2016|Environmental Education Feature|

Tim Webb, Communications Officer at the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, explores RSPB's work with schools. "Get out!" is what the RSPB wants teachers to shout at their students as part of a movement to use outdoor spaces as classrooms.  The conservation charity has been delivering outdoor education on many of its reserves for [...]

Do you want to grapple with what LfS means?

By | July 14th, 2016|Webwatch|

If so, please click here to see details of a professional learning opportunity for primary and secondary teachers in Scotland to develop their practice in relation to Learning for Sustainability.  This professional learning initiative by the University of Edinburgh and Learning for Sustainability Scotland in partnership with the British Council, is a timely opportunity for teachers [...]

Winners of the Solutions for the Planet competition

By | July 13th, 2016|Webwatch|

The winners of S4TP's 2016 competition were: First place – Vitaliite, from Quwwat Ul Islam School in Newham They buy generic cialis online have a canadian pharmacy oxycodone business selling illuminated water bottles for cyclists, which canadian pharmacy meds would have the added benefit how much viagra cost of providing water charities in developing countries [...]

Global Educator of 2016

By | July 13th, 2016|Webwatch|

Congratulations to Elly Lengthorn for winning Global Educator of the Year, 2016.  Elly teaches at Nunnery Wood High School in Worcester, where she is an Eco Schools Ambassador who has been closely involved in the Tide~ project 'Young people on the global stage.'  This Autumn, she starts work at BEACONS DEC. You can see more details [...]

World Heritage: 2016 State of conservation reports now available online

By | July 13th, 2016|Webwatch|

At its 40th session in Istanbul, Turkey, from 10 to 20 July 2016, the World Heritage Committee will examine the state of conservation of a number of World Heritage properties.  The full reports on 152 properties are now publicly available through the World Heritage Centre’ State of conservation Information System. You can read them here. [...]

South West Learning for Sustainability Coalition

By | July 12th, 2016|Webwatch|

The latest update from the Coalition is here. It includes this quote from James Lovelock's recent Guardian article: "There have been seven disasters since humans came on the earth, very similar to the one that's just about to happen.  I think these events keep separating the wheat from the chaff.  And eventually we'll have a [...]

Pee power at Glastonbury

By | July 11th, 2016|Webwatch|

The Pee Power urinal that generates electricity from urine - designed by researchers at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) - took centre stage in the Stone Circle at Glastonbury for the second year running.  The team of researchers from UWE Bristol, and workers from Oxfam and Dunster House shelter manufacturers, are using the festival as a field trial in advance [...]

Remembering Rosie Edwards

By | July 10th, 2016|Blog|

It was with great sadness that we heard of Rosie Edward's sudden death last Friday. Rosie was a key environmental educator in the UK both through her work leading the Cambridgeshire Environmental Education Service [CEES] at Stibbington over many years, and her support of the National Association of Field Studies Officers [NAFSO]. Those of us [...]

UK says it will set world-leading climate targets

By | July 8th, 2016|Webwatch|

The British government is set to confirm a new target to cut carbon emissions by 57% by 2032 compared to 1990 levels.   The Secretary of State for Energy said that, as climate change was still a threat,  the UK's commitment to dealing with it has not gone away. At a Business & Climate Summit in London last week, business [...]