Exploring Nature Cycles

Circle of Life Rediscovery is running a training day which it says … “will bring alive the core routines of deep nature connection, giving attendees embodied experiences of games and activities that facilitate nature information, recreation and connection.   It will fill you up with inspirational ideas and experiences in relation to Spring time. We will include…

From Potato to Planet

Here’s a new Soil Association film, ‘From Potato to Planet’. It’s by Aardman Animations and aims to help us understand the importance of soil to the planet.  It also spotlights the role of organic farming and shopping in protecting soils. The Soil Association aims to increase soil organic matter content by 20% in 20 years which would make a difference…

My Outdoors Competition

Natural Connections alerts us to Devon CPRE (the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England) which is supporting outdoor learning with their “My Outdoors” competition which will run from March to June.  it is open to all primary schools  in Devon, Torbay and Plymouth. CPRE Devon hopes to encourage children to engage with and appreciate…

Unesco’s new resource clearinghouse

UNESCO has just released a Clearinghouse on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), containing information, news about events, good practices and links around the Global Action Programme on ESD (GAP).  It aims to serve as an online platform to share knowledge, experiences and competences of the ESD global community of practice. The Clearinghouse comes with a comprehensive Resource Bank, gathering hundreds…

The Centre of the Earth

Thanks to Project Dirt for alerting about the Centre of the Earth (an environmental education centre in Birmingham) which is developing a food buying group that is both ethical and local.  They would like to hear from suppliers and producers who are interested in getting involved.   Project Dirt has also confirmed that Community Energy England has launched an online survey for…

A Right Royal Buzz

The National Gallery, the Mall Galleries and The Royal Parks have got together to support bees.  Between 17 and 20 February, the A right royal buzz exhibition will be open across the three venues. This is a community arts project led by The Royal Parks that aims to teach the public about the importance of pollination, through…