5 Apps from the Sierra Club

By |February 5th, 2016|

In the USA, the Sierra Club has an enviable reputation, built up over many decades, of encouraging people to “Explore, Enjoy, and Protect the Planet”.  Is it odd, then, to find it approving of Apps that enable […]

Think Global update

By |February 3rd, 2016|

Here’s the latest update from Think Global.  There’s a section on the UK Prevent strategy, and one on trustee recruitment.

Of particular interest to NAEE members and associates is the collaboration with the British Council to present a […]

Wildlife along field margins

By |February 1st, 2016|

Preserving wildlife along field margins can boost agricultural productivity is the conclusion of a new study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society.  The experiment was carried out on the Hillesden Estate, Buckinghamshire, a flat site with heavy clay soils.

There […]

Puddle jumping at Slimbridge

By |January 29th, 2016|

February half-term will see WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre play host to the South West’s Puddle Jumping Championships which says that the event will be “fun for all ages”.   You should wrap up warm, grab […]

Research shows that learning outdoors makes a difference

By |January 27th, 2016|

The Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL) has been working with University College, London (UCL) and Just Giving, with funding from the Blagrave Trust, to review the effectiveness of outdoor learning for children and young people in […]

By |January 25th, 2016|

Cornell University is offering a global online course in environmental education from the 1st of February to April 24th.

The goal of the course is to create what they term an “environmental education trading zone”.  This […]

Wild about Learning

By |January 21st, 2016|

There’s a new video from London Wildlife Trust about the importance of outdoor learning for young children and families.  It’s set around Camley Street Natural Park, a small nature reserve, just an eight minute walk from […]

2015’s most popular species on Arkive

By |January 20th, 2016|

You’ll never guess, but it was a snake.

Sadly, this wasn’t a British snake – well, not a native one – it was a common garter snake from North America.  This is what Arkive has to […]

Clean for the Queen?

By |January 18th, 2016|

Yet another anti-litter campaign has been launched, this time to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday.  It is supported by environmental reporting service, Love Clean Streets.

LCS is urging people to report environmental issues by using a smart phone App […]