Monthly Archives: September 2017


More lesson plans from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

By | September 6th, 2017|Webwatch|

A recent Environmental Education Feature was on Redesigning Plastics.  This was one of a series of lesson plans from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation [EMF].  You can find more plans, as well as videos, graphics, articles and case studies in their circular economy resource map. EMF says, browse through and download the resources to get a better sense of how connected everything is. [...]

Rain Theory and Fact

By | September 5th, 2017|Blog|

Recently, Houston's Cedar Bayou suburb had 52 inches of rain in less that a week, courtesy of Tropical Storm Harvey; a new record for the US mainland.  Meanwhile, a hemisphere away, and much less reported, more than 1,000 people died in this year’s monsoon with almost 700,000 homes destroyed in Bangladesh. As the Times reminded us  (and chemists everywhere [...]

Monday Round up – September 4 to 8

By | September 4th, 2017|Webwatch|

1. Communicate 2017 takes place on November 1 and 2 at Bristol Zoo.  This is an annual environmental communication conference bringing together over 150 delegates each year to develop their skills, share best practice and debate latest issues in science communication, nature conservation and engaging people with the natural world. Its 2017 theme is Navigating Change: "In [...]

The Centre for Youth Impact

By | September 1st, 2017|Webwatch|

The Centre for Youth Impact is hosting its third annual gathering on 11th September in London.  This follows two previous events that each brought together over 100 participants from across the youth and evidence sectors.  It is a day for practitioners, researchers and funders with an interest in learning, evidence and evaluation in work with young people, [...]