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The 10 Tree Charter Principles

As we noted recently, 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. The 10 principles of the Tree Charter are here: Thriving habitats for diverse species Urban and rural landscapes should have a rich diversity…

Wider learning and connected experience

Today’s blog is by Sheila Gundry, Resource Future’s Education Manager. Wider learning and connected experience Learning Outside the Classroom Day (18 May) is a lovely reminder of the great strides made across the country to encourage outdoor learning.  For me, having worked in Field Centres for many years, nothing seemed more natural than to teach and…

IUCN Newsletter latest

IUCN’s recent newsletter contained the following features: The Baltic Sea – the Territory of Sustainable Development The 18th International Environmental Forum “Baltic Sea Day”, which has already become a traditional event for St. Petersburg, was held on 22-23 March 2017. The main theme of the event was the relationship between sustainable development goals and environmental…

Tuesday Round up May 30th

1. Here’s the May bulletin from Scotland’s United Nations recognised Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development.  The Update from Scotland begins: John Ruskin wrote that “Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.” This would be a positive attitude with which…