Monthly Archives: November 2016

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The Green Growth Knowledge Platform

By | November 10th, 2016|Webwatch|

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is a global partnership of international organisations and experts that identifies and addresses major knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice. Founded by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Organisation To try my dryness. I my wear smooth viagra and cialis bottles but to hair have hair [...]

Generation Green: Smarter Power

By | November 9th, 2016|Webwatch|

British Gas with National Schools Partnership have launched Generation Green: Smarter Power – a new and free teacher’s resource and competition to help pupils aged 7-11 learn how new technology can help save energy.  Competition prizes include a £50,000 school energy makeover and a trip to the Science Museum. With Smarter Power pupils go on an energy [...]

A Living Planet needs Environmental Educators

By | November 9th, 2016|Blog|

As we have already noted, WWF produced its Living Planet Index last week. The summary report ends: "The facts and figures in the Living Planet Report tend to paint a challenging picture, yet there is still plenty of room for optimism.  If we manage to undergo the critical transitions necessary, the reward will be immense.  Fortunately, we [...]

Action for Sustainable Development

By | November 9th, 2016|Webwatch|

Today's web watch is the, for now, last of our looks at  the Sustainable Development Goals Action for Sustainable Development [ Action4SD ] is a global civil society organisation to engage with the sustainable development agenda that brings together over 500 organisations and activists from around the world, particularly from the Global South. This platform aims to raise awareness, build [...]

The Global e-sustainability Initiative

By | November 8th, 2016|Webwatch|

Today's Webwatch section continues its focus on the Sustainable Development Goals with a look at the Global e-sustainability Initiative [GeSI] which says it's the leading source for impartial, credible information on emerging issues to do with ICT and sustainability. GeSI provides access to "thought leadership, tools and best practices for social and environmental sustainability".  It sets out to communicate to [...]

Living Planet report

By | November 7th, 2016|Blog|

WWF has launched its Living Planet Report for 2016.  This global report is produced every two years, and is a comprehensive study of trends in species populations and the health of the planet. It aims to support governments, communities, businesses and organisations to make informed decisions on using and protecting the Earth’s resources. The report reveals that, [...]

An OECD action plan on the SDGs

By | November 7th, 2016|Webwatch|

Our Webwatch section continues its focus on those crucial international targets that were agreed a few months ago: the Sustainable Development Goals.  Today we look at the OECD. The OECD presented its strategic action plan for the Sustainable Development Goals to ministers from member countries on the meeting in Paris last June. The action plan is divided into four [...]

Fostering Youth Leadership in Urban Places

By | November 6th, 2016|Environmental Education Feature|

Fostering Youth Leadership in Urban Places is one of the two articles published by Green Teacher in its Summer 2016 edition that is freely available to read.  We are highlighting it here to draw your attention both to the article, and to Green Teacher itself, as this is a journal that NAEE finds to be consistently informative and interesting. The article [...]

United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe

By | November 4th, 2016|Webwatch|

More today on the Sustainable Development Goals. The United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe asks: What is your country doing to implement the sustainable development goals?  The Regional Information Centre (UNRIC) is organized into nine geographical & thematic desks and a library.  UNRIC aims to inform but also to engage Europeans in issues of global reach, and it works [...]

UNESCO Launches Education Atlas for Monitoring Sustainable Development Goal 4

By | November 4th, 2016|Webwatch|

Over the next few days, our Webwatch section is focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals: those crucial international targets that were agreed a few months ago.  Today's focus is a series of maps produced by UNESCO.  Read on ... UNESCO, the UN's Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, has launched a collection of interactive maps presenting indicators [...]