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365 Nature

Anna Carlile’s book accomplishes an impressive merging of style and substance; at first glance stunning and evocative photography draws the reader in yet suggests that this is nothing more than a walk in the woods in coffee-table-reading form.  However, on full immersion into the (admittedly slightly hard-on-the-eye) text and projects Carlile has brought together, one…

How does being in ‘quality nature’ contribute to human wellbeing?

This article was first published in NAEE‘s Winter 2015 journal Environmental Education (Vol 110), as our ‘President’s Column’.  The views are Bill Scott’s own, not NAEE’s. How does being in ‘quality nature’ contribute to human wellbeing? It is hard to pick up a newspaper or watch TV without coming across somebody official telling us to take more exercise. The NHS, for…

Changes at the Parks Alliance

The Parks Alliance is currently undergoing organisation change in its efforts to provide a voice for UK parks, and support the people and organisations that create, maintain, invest in and use the public green spaces that we are proud to have at the heart of British life. As part of the changes it is looking to recruit…

National Marine Week

23rd July-7th August is National Marine Week. The Wildlife Trusts are promoting this.  They say it doesn’t matter what type of beach it is, there’s always plenty to see: On rocky shores there is a ‘rocky horror’ show waiting to delight you with various sea shenanigans! On muddy shores, you’ll find cockles and lugworms galore. Seabirds and wading birds…

2016 CLOtC Conference announced

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom annual conference will take place on Thursday 24th November at The Learning Hub at Birmingham Airport. The organisers say: “This is fantastic opportunity to keep up-to-date with the learning outside the classroom sector (LOtC), and network with others working in LOtC.  We will have inspirational speakers reflecting on topics…

Permaculture Association blog update

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Cecil RIP

Today’s blog is by Henricus Peters, NAEE’s social media & e-journal editor. On July 1st, 2015, a beautiful animal was killed, totally needlessly.  Social media exploded, rightly so.  When wildlife is seen only as a trophy, what does that say for us? Cecil (c. 2002 – 1 July 2015) was a male Southwest African lion (Panthera leo bleyenberghi) who lived primarily in the Hwange…