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Rotary’s endangered species project

Here’s a reminder about Rotary’s endangered species project which NAEE is pleased to be associated with. Teachers are invited to encourage their students to participate in an endangered species project and design and produce a leaflet showing how arctic animals particularly Polar bears are affected by Climate Change. Students are also encouraged to produce a depiction of a polar bear…

Life afloat: educating kids by boat

Lynda Ralph is Head of Community at the Traidhos Three-Generation Barge Program which has worked in Thailand in environmental education for 20 years. Today, we are all undeniably citizens of a global world. From the clothes we wear and the food we eat, to the technology we communicate through, we are dependent upon global resources, a global workforce, global transportation…

Countryside Classroom

You will find the latest news from the Countryside Classroom here. It has lots of features including: the RHS Campaign for School Gardening, Garden Organic’s resources for schools, CAT’s new quarry trail, Food Growing Schools in London (FGSL), and  the RHS Spotter Guide resources what are now available to download in Welsh.    

Follow migrating animals

You can follow animals migrating in real time by clicking here on Movebank which is an online database of animal tracking data hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology.  This helps animal tracking researchers manage, share, protect, analyze, and archive their data.  Movebank is an international project with over 11,000 users, including people from research and conservation groups…

The Future Foundation

The Future Foundation was formed in 2016 by four co-founders; Alice Thorn, Matt Turner, Michelle Boshoff and Rob Nunn – with the aim to grow a Nonprofit Organisation that focuses on the positive development of several areas of the South African environment and economy. FF believes in the protection of the planet for the betterment of its environment, and the people and animals…

Think Global Update

Think Global says that February is more than Valentine’s Day and Shrove Tuesday, it is also about marking LBGT History month, Social Justice Day and Fairtrade Fortnight. Click here for the update. Meanwhile, Lamis Zamzam, Bassema Barahmeh and Veena Nabar will be the guest speakers at TG’s Sharing Experience of Fairtrade event on 27 February to launch the Fairtrade Fortnight Susy speakers’ tour.  You…

Countryside Classroom newsletter

Countryside Classroom is looking for contributions to its newsletter which is circulated to around 12,000 teachers and other education professionals who are using food, farming and the natural environment to engage students and enhance their learning right across the curriculum. The CC says that “it’s the ideal vehicle to promote your activities to this audience.” It…