Burning questions about tusks

By |May 5th, 2016|

What did you think when you saw those great piles of elephant tusks burning on TV, or read about them in the papers?  Did you welcome this as a slap in the face of poachers […]

Invitation to a reception

By |May 3rd, 2016|

NAEE and the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) invite you to a reception being held in Bristol on Tuesday May 31st from 1700 to 1900 at the Bristol Science Centre.

The reception is to mark the UK launch of […]

Electric cars will become cheaper to own than ICE ones by 2020

By |April 29th, 2016|

A new report on Circulate from Bloomberg New Energy Finance predicted that electric cars will be cheaper to own than conventional cars by 2020, and that they will make up about 40% of all vehicle sales by 2040. 

Currently […]

Time to get children and grandchildren gardening

By |April 27th, 2016|

Grow2Eat says: “Get your children and grandchildren gardening!” as spring, is the perfect time to get your children or grandchildren interested in gardening. Children, it says, will usually enjoy garden tasks such as planting/sowing, light […]

The National Playground: growing the next generation

By |April 25th, 2016|

Last week, the Parks Alliance (TPA) published  ‘The National Playground: growing the next generation’ on the importance of parks to family life. The report says that the current squeeze on budgets is putting parks and green […]

Education and the SDGs – a critical role for global skills

By |April 22nd, 2016|

Think Global says “Join us on 27 April for our 2nd seminar on the Sustainable Development Goals”.

It adds: “Young people need global skills and competencies if we are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  This […]

It’s National Environmental Education Week

By |April 20th, 2016|

But only in the USA.  NEEF’s 12th annual National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) is taking place from April 17-23.  It’s the USA’s  largest celebration of EE, and it sets out to inspire environmental learning among […]

How closes the loop?

By |April 19th, 2016|

Ken Webster’s latest thoughts on the circular economy have been published in Circulate.  They begin:
The circular economy describes a feedback-rich economy in all its embedded glories: energy, materials and information.  It is one in which […]

What Climate Change Means for your Health and Family

By |April 18th, 2016|

The White House has released a new final report called The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment, which significantly advances what we know about the impacts of climate change […]