Who will save the seas?

Here’s a story from the Sydney Morning Herald on a new WWF report that warns again about over-fishing: “Humanity’s mismanagement of the ocean has led to the loss of almost half the world’s marine mammals, birds, reptiles and fish in a single generation“, an emergency edition of WWF’s Living Blue Planet Report says, revealing a 49% decline in…

Natural Connections Blog

Have you seen the new Natural Connections Outdoor Learning blog? It aims to bring together bloggers who are researchers or practitioners in learning in natural environments (LINE), to share their practice, evidence findings and enthusiasm for outdoor learning in schools. The aim of this blog is to build on the collaborative model that has been developed through…

Changing Mindsets in Malta

Here’s a link to an article in The Times of Malta which is about a recent field trip of Maltese (environmental) educators to Slovakia. The visit was an opportunity to share and exchange experiences in the integration of ESD in nature park management, home economics, and across the early years sector. Other themes explored included…

From Steam to Wind

According to Climate Action, the railway system in The Netherlands will be 100% by renewable energy by 2018.  Wind power already covers over half of the network’s energy needs and Eneco, a Dutch energy company, aims to source the remaining capacity from the Netherlands and neighbouring countries by 2018. The railway covers about 2,890 km and the network is…

Une journée sans voiture

Climate Action reports that Paris is to ban motor vehicles from many of its roads on 27 September in an effort to reduce carbon emissions.  This will coincide with European Mobility Week. Mayor Hidalgo (pictured here) said: “Paris will be completely transformed for a day… This is an opportunity for Parisians and tourists to enjoy the city without noise, pollution…

Learning 2B Sustainable

Learning 2B Sustainable aims to bring together the best of sustainability, environmental and global education and support schools in developing their own plans and priorities. Its latest news is here, and information about the Growing Up Green & Global event this Friday 18th September at Harper Adams University, Newport, is here. NAEE will be there, so do drop by…