Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Sustainable Living – a new blog from Richard Jurin

By | February 8th, 2018|Blog|

Richard Jurin, a North American environmental educator, has a new blog that focuses on sustainable living.  As Richard puts it: Thoughts on what it really means for humanity to live sustainably: a blog for discussion on the reality of a vision for living sustainably with health, happiness, and well-being See this for greater detail.  Recent posts [...]

Ronald Rovers on the doughnut

By | February 6th, 2018|Blog|

We have written a number of articles on Kate Raworth’s ideas about the doughnut.  For example: January 2018  Doughnut Economics May 2017  The false laws of physics May 2015  A Safe and Just Space for Humanity Now Ronald Rovers – whose blog is an occasional feature here – has written about the hole in the [...]

Emerging environmental science in early years education

By | February 5th, 2018|Environmental Education Feature|

Sue Dale Tunnicliffe, University College London, writes about environmental science in the early years. Research  Science is all around, an integral part of our world. Young children are intuitive scientists (Gopnik, 2009).  They observe, ask questions, investigate, collect data and work out what it means, forming an understanding, which is their basis for understanding their world. This [...]

February 5 News round up

By | February 5th, 2018|Webwatch|

The British Science Association says that following British Science Week’s virtual race, Run the Solar System, it is announcing a new race for 2018: Run to the Deep.  Produced in partnership with Six to Start, Run to the Deep will be an immersive running app which chronicles a journey from the sea surface to the Marianas Trench – the deepest [...]

Creating Young Leaders in Sustainable Development

By | February 2nd, 2018|Webwatch|

Leicester City Council is organising a conference on March 16th with its focus on Creating Young Leaders in Sustainable Development. The aims of the conference are to help practitioners support learners to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development (Global) Goal 4.7.   It  will be a combination of workshops and activities "to inspire and engage" [...]

Environment professionals and the 25 year plan

By | February 1st, 2018|Blog|

This is the latest in our series of commentaries on the government's 25 Year Environment Plan.  It's written by NAEE Fellow, Dr Phillip Murphy, of the University of Leeds. My first thought on receiving the report was at last a long-term view!  Undertaking paleo-environmental research means I deal in much longer time scales than 25 years but the very [...]