Not Just Hot Air – Putting Climate change into Practice

A new publication, ‘Not Just Hot Air – Putting Climate Change Education into Practice’, presents UNESCO’s recent work in supporting education policy-makers and teacher educators to act on climate change. It includes national case studies on UNESCO country pilots in the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Mauritius, Tuvalu and South Africa, making accessible results and lessons learned.  …

And the sea rises higher

The Guardian is reporting a NASA study which says that sea levels worldwide  have risen by an average of almost 8cm since 1992 because of warming waters and melting ice. In 2013, the IPCC predicted sea levels would rise from between 0.3 and 0.9m by the end of the century, but this new research suggests that the…

Canadian Resources for Rethinking 

Resources for Rethinking provides access to lesson plans, curriculum units and other teaching resources that integrate environmental, social and economic spheres through learning that is interdisciplinary and action oriented.  Each resource is reviewed by experienced classroom teachers and matched to relevant curriculum outcomes for all Canadian provinces and territories. Whether that means they’re ok for the UK…

Biodiversity Benchmark

In 2007, Center Parcs became the first organisation in the UK to be awarded The Wildlife Trusts’ Biodiversity Benchmark standard for its short break locations in Cumbria, Nottinghamshire, Suffolk and Wiltshire. The Wildlife Trusts now say that, owing to the company’s hard work and commitment, it has maintained this standard for the subsequent seven years…

The Shark Trust

What do you know about the Shark Trust? It was established in 1997 and is the only UK registered charity working to advance the worldwide conservation of sharks through science, education, influence and action.  The Trust undertakes a range of projects, campaigns and policy work to ensure the survival of this integral apex predator of our oceans. It’s also a founder member of the Shark Alliance, a…