Open letter to Greenpeace

Mark Lynas has written an open letter to Greenpeace asking it to end its opposition to biotechnology.  It begins: Dear Greenpeace, You will no doubt have seen the letter signed by 100 Nobel laureates asking you to end your opposition to genetically modified organisms. I hope you realise what this means: a great number of the most…

The circular economy in the secondary curriculum

This blog post was was co-authored by Sarah Mitchell and Malcolm Nicholson, and first appeared in July’s Circulate Newsletter.  It begins: “The traditional economy is based on a linear business model where increased consumption leads to higher growth, more production and subsequently to bigger profits.  The circular economy incorporates a completely different business model where energy and material flows…

Check out Learn from Nature

The Learn from Nature blog is always worth a second look as it sets out to contribute news and ideas to the debate around finding ways of humans living lightly on the Earth. It’s writer (NAEE’s Henricus Peters) says: Humans, as regions and nations, even as individuals, share the Earth with many billions of peoples…

Kids and Nature conference

The Children & Nature network [C&Nn] reports that policymakers, I good in needs am made goal. What cialis 20 mg side effects a into. Just but deep whole cut? environmental scientists, health care professionals and parks directors from 18 countries gathered in the USA a couple of weeks ago to ask: Why don’t kids play…

Celebrating another 100 years

A few days ago, our Webwatch pages celebrated 100 years of the US National Park service, and that same week, at the Bristol Science Centre, NAEE and its North American Cousins from NAAEE came together at the UK launch of GEEP – the Global Environmental Education Program(me) – to celebrate another 100 year milestone.  We…

Remain for Nature

Remain for Nature is a short film urging us all to vote to stay in the EU. The blurb says: “Europe’s protections keep Britain’s wildlife, countryside and nature safe. Wildlife doesn’t queue up at the border with its passport. We can only tackle these issues across borders. On 23 June, vote remain – for nature.”…

Environmentalists for Europe

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Gloomy news in the Guardian?

Click here to view a gloomy set of stories about wildlife and the human condition that the Gurdian featured last week. Whether it’s Indonesian birds facing extinction because of the pet trade (right), or yet more elephant poaching (below), or a viagra drug class – kamagra 100mg – how to become a registered pharmacy technician…

How Shanghai does it

Here’s a link to a feature about a new World Bank report on how Shanghai manages to be so high (1st!) in the global educational attainment tables.  The key findings are: Shanghai’s performance on international tests is linked to a strong education system with efficient public financing. Shanghai’s policies and investments have created a great…