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Saplings Forest School opens today

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

The Saplings Forest School opens today on Salisbury Plain.  This is an outdoor pre-school, on the road to Pewsey in the heart of Wiltshire.  The pre-school, for children aged two to five, has canvas tents, wooden Wendy Houses, a [...]

Tomorrow is Earth Day

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

Earth Day 2017 is tomorrow (22 April), bringing together more than 50,000 organisations in nearly 195 countries in order to "educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide". The first Earth Day was held back in 1970 and brought [...]

Lesson plans and case studies on urban environmental education

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

NAAEE has posted a series of lesson plans and case studies on urban environmental education developed by participants of online professional development courses. EECapacity (2011). 26 Lesson Plans for Urban Environmental Education. EECapacity, Cornell University, Ithaca, [...]

Protected Planet

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

Protected Planet is a source of information on protected areas, updated monthly with submissions from governments, non-governmental organizations, landowners and communities.  It is managed by the United Nations Environment Programme's World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) with [...]

Circular Economy update

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

Click here for the latest from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation on the Circular Economy. The Circulate Reading List is a monthly review of issues relevant to the circular economy.  It begins like this: Phones, cars and buildings [...]

Trends and technologies in the UK energy agenda

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

You can download the 2017 World Energy Issues Monitor here. It shows that renewables ranked high in impact within every region identified in a survey of more than 1,200 energy leaders in 95 countries. Solar [...]

British Science Education

By | April 13th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

You can read the latest from British Science Education here.  BSE says that: "The poster and photo competitions that run as part of British Science Week are still open for entries for another month!  Get creative and you can [...]

LIFT-Off for new Frontiers for Sustainability

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

LIFT is the University of Gloucestershire’s pedagogical innovation programme, led by the Sustainability Team in partnership with the Academic Development Unit.  It reflects the strategic collaboration established between the two departments, to advance the Education for Sustainability [...]

Circulate update

By | April 11th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

Here's the latest from The Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Circulate team. There are features on: How can the circular economy work for people?  Organic matters, Urban bicycles,   Regeneration and restoration in Eritrea  Biodegradable shoes, deckles bike sharing, [...]