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WorldWise Week

Thanks to the GA for alerting us to WorldWise Week (WWW), formerly known as Geography Awareness Week.  This provides teaching resources with activities for students at all key stages and abilities linked to the current theme.  The resources are for use either during the designated WWW (during the last week of June) or at any other…

CJS Focus

We regularly feature the work of the Countryside Jobs Service, although we don’t always explore the full range of what its website has to offer.  Today’s blog looks at the CJS library of feature articles previously published in CJS Focus.  These are articles written for CJS by a range of organisations and charities.  There is information…

Monday Round up – July 10th

1. Tony Juniper,  environmentalist, President of the Wildlife Trusts, author, advisor to business and governments, Fellow of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to conservation.  Tony’s latest book, the Ladybird Guide to Climate Change, is co-authored with the Prince of Wales and Dr Emily Shuckburgh, was published in…

The Global Footprint Network

The Global Footprint Network has launched a city pledge to #movethedate of Earth Overshoot Day.  The city pledge is the fourth to be  unveiled for Earth Overshoot Day.  This marks the date we will have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the whole year. Earth Overshoot falls on August 2 this year. The…

The fate of Voyagers 1 and 2

The latest feature from the Science Geek looks at the exploration of the solar system and what we have learned.  It begins: Nearly 40 years ago, on 20 August 1977, the Voyager 2 space probe was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on a mission to study the Solar System’s four outermost planets.  It was followed…

The Nature Connection Index

Natural England has published the latest Nature Connection Index (NCI) report as well as the most recent Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment (MENE) report on visit frequency and environmental attitudes.  You can read these here: Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment Survey: developing a method to measure nature connection across the English population (adults and…

Weekend viewing – NAEE’s website

We were pleased to see that Environmental Education Research, the leading academic journal in our field, featured the NAEE website as weekend viewing last week.  This is how they introduced us: The United Kingdom’s National Association for Environmental Education curates a website with a blog, weblinks and a webwatch, ideas for curriculum, fellowships, links to…