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30 years of New Zealand’s Department of Conservation

By | April 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Thirty years ago, the New Zealand Department of Conservation [DOC] was created.  It was a national declaration that the country valued its nature and wild places, and that it was committed to protecting it for future generations. A [...]

Changing how you look at things changes how you see them!

By | April 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Today's Guest Blog is by Stephen Martin, Honorary Professor, University of Worcester, Visiting Professor in Learning for Sustainability, University of the West of England, and President of Change Agents UK. Changing how you look at things changes how [...]

More research reports from Natural England

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Here's more recent and relevant evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale delivery sector initiatives, resources and news items issued by the partnership of Natural England, The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom and Historic [...]

British Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Wisdom

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Today’s guest blog is by Geoffrey Guy who lectures at Reaseheath College.  Geoff is the Director of Education for Bushcraft Education Ltd, and the founder of the Bushcraft Education blog: Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Wisdom (TEKW) from the British [...]

Lottery help for wildlife

By | April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

The Guardian reports £4.6m lottery grant to help a range of endangered species, including the ladybird spider, the shrill carder bee, the chequered skipper butterfly, the bearded false darkling beetle, the royal splinter cranefly, the prostrate [...]

The latest New Nature Network blogs

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Click here to find the latest blogs from the New Nature Network. What you'll find will include: The Wisdom of Water: Reflections of an Outdoor Educator by Katie Vogel Seven Cities Activate Strategies to Connect Kids to Nature [...]

Understanding Environmental Education in Secondary Schools

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

A team of researchers from King's College, London, has embarked on a research project funded by Leverhulme and the British Academy to ask ... Where is environmental education in secondary schools, what is it, and what [...]

Reports from Natural England

By | March 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Here's a round up of recent and relevant evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale delivery sector initiatives, resources and news items issued by the partnership of Natural England, The Council for Learning Outside the [...]

Two more rivers get legal rights as people

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

We reported on March 16th the decision in New Zealand to grant the Whanganui river rights as a "legal person". India has followed this up, citing the New Zealand move, to declare the Ganges and Yamuna rivers [...]