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British Science Education

You can read the latest from British Science Education here.  BSE says that: “The poster and photo competitions that run as part of British Science Week are still open for entries for another month!  Get creative and you can be in with a chance of winning exciting prizes including copies of Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvellous Medicine and a camera.” There’s…

LIFT-Off for new Frontiers for Sustainability

LIFT is the University of Gloucestershire’s pedagogical innovation programme, led by the Sustainability Team in partnership with the Academic Development Unit.  It reflects the strategic collaboration established between the two departments, to advance the Education for Sustainability work and support new academic initiatives and professional development in this area. The LIFT event on Thursday 8th June features: 8…

Circulate update

Here’s the latest from The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circulate team. There are features on: How can the circular economy work for people?  Organic matters, Urban bicycles,   Regeneration and restoration in Eritrea  Biodegradable shoes, deckles bike sharing, renewable microgrids and more.

More research reports from Natural England

Here’s more recent and relevant evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale delivery sector initiatives, resources and news items issued by the partnership of Natural England, The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom and Historic England on behalf of and for the Strategic Research Groups.  This supports the Strategic Research Groups for Learning in Natural…

Garden birds in April

The BBC’s Discover Wildlife has a feature on a range of the birds found in urban gardens: Garden birds in April: Dawn chorus. Here’s an extract: The dawn chorus is one of those natural phenomena that lap at the doorstep, and yet is rarely heard and appreciated in its fullness. In theory, it’s easy to rise…

European Sustainable Development Week

It will soon be European Sustainable Development Week: 30 May – 5 June More detail here.  ESDW is a European-wide initiative to stimulate and make visible activities, projects and events that promote sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). There are currently 393 initiatives included across 11 different countries, and applications to take part…

Too much meat?

Treehugger has an article on a report from the Stockholm Resilience Centre on meat eating.  It begins: The director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre says it’s a huge problem that meat is so “culturally embedded in Western societies.”  Not many things rival climate change when it comes to big global problems needing to be solved; but…