Links between environment and health

Thanks to Natural England for these  links to a series of briefing notes summarising evidence on links between natural environments and a variety of health outcomes. They were published on Gov.UK last Friday morning.   EIN015 – Connection to Nature: evidence briefing   EIN016 – Methods, Glossary and Evaluation Resources: evidence briefing   EIN017 – Links between…

Ravens Know What You’re Thinking

Thanks to NAAEE CEO Judy Braus for this fascinating link about that most wonderful of birds, the raven. It begins: “Humans’ ability to understand the perception and intent of others allows us to navigate the Eligible canadian pharmacy guide Find suhagra vs viagra To original cialis price Of cialis and lifting weights. world in an…

Remembering Rosie Edwards

It was with great sadness that we heard of Rosie Edward’s sudden death last Friday. Rosie was a key environmental educator in the UK both through her work leading the Cambridgeshire Environmental Education Service [CEES] at Stibbington over many years, and her support of the National Association of Field Studies Officers [NAFSO]. Those of us…

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…