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The latest from Think Global

Click here to read the latest news from Think Global. This includes: a new schools project starting in January with partners in Croatia, Slovenia and Italy. new research from in a SupplyCha!nge project that highlights environmental and human rights abuses that occur in the palm oil supply chain. the EU-funded Susy project (which supports and promotes the ‘social and solidarity economy’) details…

Gaia Dance Books

Gaia Dance Books is the website of Ann Palmer who’s a writer, creative writing teacher, and deep ecologist.  Ann’s a Promoter of EcoCarols, Earthcentrism, Complementary Sprituality and Integrated Thinking, using the pen name Gaia Dance.  Ann believes in a creative and positive approach to ecological problem-solving, and encourages others to do likewise, for the personal empowerment and healing it brings to the human…

England’s Tree of the Year

The ten trees shown here are the finalists in England’s Tree of the Year, an annual search for the nation’s best loved tree. The winner will compete against trees from all over the Continent for the title of European Tree of the Year, organised by the Environmental Partnership Association.  There are similar lists for Wales,…

Congratulations to WESSA

WESSA, the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa, a leading implementer of high-impact environmental and conservation initiatives in southern Africa, is celebrating its 90th birthday. WESSA says: “With a remarkable history of 90 years, WESSA is an NGO with a proud track record of enabling individuals and organisations to use natural resources sustainably, and is…

Learning with Nature

Learning with Nature is a new resource from Circle of Life. You can go to their blog for reviews from Chris Packham, the John Muir Award, Tim Gill, Learning through Landscapes and others. It’s said to be suitable for groups of children aged between 3 and 16, with graded activities that help children develop: • Key practical and social…

Data on our use of the natural environment

The Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment (MENE) survey (from Natural England) provides data that show the ways that people engage with the natural environment such as visiting the countryside, enjoying green spaces in towns and cities, watching wildlife and volunteering to help protect the natural environment. Data are collected about how people use the natural…

11th Festival of Outdoor Learning

The 11th Festival of Outdoor Learning will be celebrated from 4 – 5th March 2017.  It takes place at Hollowford providing a wide mix of workshops and informal networking to provide new ideas.  Previous festivals have been over subscribed. Further information on workshops will be updated on this website in the coming weeks with details of how to book being…