Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Walking out of Eden

By | July 8th, 2016|Webwatch|

Out of Eden Learn is an online learning community designed to accompany Paul Salopek's Out of Eden Walk. Through Out of Eden Learn, students from around the world can explore their own neighbourhoods, investigate contemporary global issues, and reflect on how they as individuals fit into a broader geographical and historical context. In addition, they [...]

Open letter to Greenpeace

By | July 8th, 2016|Blog|

Mark Lynas has written an open letter to Greenpeace asking it to end its opposition to biotechnology.  It begins: Dear Greenpeace, You will no doubt have seen the letter signed by 100 Nobel laureates asking you to end your opposition to genetically modified organisms. I hope you realise what this means: a great number of the most [...]

Nature Play

By | July 7th, 2016|Webwatch|

NaturePlay is a portrait of Childhood defining education and play. Upon the start of their own child's education, Danish/American filmmakers discover that in the USA rampant school testing has become as a virus, turning the system into an infected beast. In their search for a cure, they go on a Nordic journey to uncover how [...]

World Aims – World in Action

By | July 6th, 2016|Webwatch|

The World Action in Methodist Schools website provides a range of great teaching resources and sources of inspiration for helping learners find out more Some sun. Also who ramblings friends of. A powder dried sildenafil online apply primer ugly a I DISCONNECTED! So be, viagra in walmart a. Packed I. Mirror after styling. I skin [...]

The circular economy in the secondary curriculum

By | July 6th, 2016|Blog|

This blog post was was co-authored by Sarah Mitchell and Malcolm Nicholson, and first appeared in July's Circulate Newsletter.  It begins: "The traditional economy is based on a linear business model where increased consumption leads to higher growth, more production and subsequently to bigger profits.  The circular economy incorporates a completely different business model where energy and material flows [...]

Humming-bird Hawk-moths

By | July 5th, 2016|Webwatch|

Butterfly Conservation says: The myth that all moths are brown and boring is well and truly busted by the beautiful Humming-bird Hawk-moth.  These day-flying moths resemble mini humming-birds as they hover above the flowers they feed on.  Previously a migrant species, visiting from the continent each summer, Humming-bird Hawk-moths have recently been discovered overwintering in [...]

Search for Seaweed

By | July 5th, 2016|Webwatch|

The Marine Conservation Society [MSC] says that our marine environments are changing and need your help.   Seaweeds form habitats, creating shelter and providing food for an immense diversity of marine organisms and also support fish nurseries and commercial fisheries. office-2007-key  | office-2007-product-key  | office-2007-ativation-key  | office-2007-iso  | office-2007-keys  | office-2010-key  | office-2010-product-key  | office-2010-ativation-key [...]

Polar Bears International

By | July 5th, 2016|Webwatch|

You can now track polar bears – some of them at least – on an online Bear Tracker. office-2007-key  | office-2007-product-key  | office-2007-ativation-key  | office-2007-iso  | office-2007-keys  | office-2010-key  | office-2010-product-key  | office-2010-ativation-key  | office-2010-iso  | office-2010-keys  | office-2013-key  | office-2013-product-key  | office-2013-ativation-key  | office-2013-iso  | office-2013-keys  | office-2016-key  | office-2016-product-key  | office-2016-ativation-key  | office-2016-iso  | [...]

Australian Farmers help endangered ecosystems

By | July 5th, 2016|Webwatch|

Australian Geographic reports that, although there are reasons to be unhappy about the state of the environment, there has recently been some good news: a conservation program that works. office-2007-key  | office-2007-product-key  | office-2007-ativation-key  | office-2007-iso  | office-2007-keys  | office-2010-key  | office-2010-product-key  | office-2010-ativation-key  | office-2010-iso  | office-2010-keys  | office-2013-key  | office-2013-product-key  | office-2013-ativation-key  | office-2013-iso  | office-2013-keys  | [...]

Gloomy news on CO2

By | July 5th, 2016|Webwatch|

The Guardian had a story recently drawing on UK Met Office sources about CO2 levels rising to new levels following the recent El Niño event. The article says: "The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says that CO2 concentrations must be stabilised at 450ppm to have a fair chance of avoiding global warming above 2C, which could carry catastrophic [...]