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A new Ronald Rovers blog

Todays post is from Ronald Rovers and is a cautionary tale about our habit of using resource stocks in our pursuit of the good life at a speed beyond natural replenishment.  This is how it begins: “Suppose you eat a orange from a well known brand like Jaffa from Israel, you might expect there is nothing…

Teach Children to be Naturalists

The Parent Co website had a feature last summer by Jackie Semmens who describes herself as “a writer by nature and a mother by nurture”.   Jackie writes about family, nature, and the experience of motherhood at ananchoredhope.com . Her article for Parent Co explores how to handle questions from young children about nature, and about why we…

Global learning and sustainability

The Global Learning Programme website says: We’ve collated a selection of resources and CPD to support your teaching around environmental issues and sustainability.  The theme for World Environment Day 2017, ‘Connecting People to Nature’, implores us to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and its importance, and to take forward the call to protect…

Children’s engagement with nature

Today’s featured blog is by Nadia von Benzon, a Lecturer in Human Geography at Lancaster University.  In this, she discusses her research into children’s engagement with nature, particularly the experiences of disabled children, and the use of nature for children’s health and wellbeing.  You’ll find this (and other blogs) on the Tree Charter website. The post begins:…