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The Tree Charter

By | May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

The Woodland Trust is leading a call for a Charter for Trees, Woods and People (the charter project) with more than 70 organisations taking part.  The details are here. On 6 November 2017, the 800th anniversary [...]

World Environment Day, 5 June

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

It's World Environment Day on June 5th. What will you be doing? Here's a pack of ideas for you, and a series of toolkits if you're short of inspiration.

Health and Wellbeing from Natural Places

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

The Health and Wellbeing from Natural Places for Schools and Community event will take pace on Friday 23 June at the University of Plymouth. This will combine research and practice to help schools and community organisations deliver health and wellbeing outcomes [...]

New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize

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

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, together with The Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit, have announced the launch of the $2 million New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize. The Prize which is funded by Wendy Schmidt as Lead [...]

A view of Trappist One

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

The Science Geek blog has a detailed account of the discovery of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a small cool star known as Trappist One.  It begins: Trappist-1 and its planets were discovered by a team from [...]

Promoting Environmental Education in Bangladesh

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

There will be a Promoting Environmental Education in Bangladesh workshop on 20th July at BCU, Millennium Point, Birmingham (approximate 10:00-4:00 with lunch provided).  This is held in partnership with the Build Bangladesh/ Prokriti O Jibon Foundation (PoJF) The purpose [...]

A proxy vote for nature

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

BBOWT says give nature a vote in the General Election The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) believes that nature’s recovery starts here, where people and wildlife thrive together.  Nature doesn’t have a vote in [...]

The water network

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

The water network is a knowledge sharing platform and business exchange for global water professionals, but there are also features and articles of interest to educators. Just click for blogs, for articles, and for discussions. Recent features [...]

More from the Countryside Classroom

By | May 16th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

BNF is 50! Well-known for BNF Healthy Eating Week, the British Nutrition Foundation is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The Countryside Classroom partner was established in 1967 to educate the public in nutrition; develop [...]