NERC latest

The latest news from NERC – Planet Earth – can be found here. It’s packed full of stories and features about research in the natural and environmental sciences.  You can subscribe to receive Planet Earth as a regular email newsletter that contains all the content from the magazine, as well as stories, videos and podcasts from the…

Remembering Luc Hoffmann

Luc Hoffmann died on July 21st, age 93. He was heir to the Hoffmann-LaRoche pharmaceutical fortune, but used his money for conservation, being heavily involved with funding WWF from its inception in 1961. His approach to conservation, “with man, not against him” influenced WWF and others, but as this appreciation from the Economist shows, “Few…

The Grassroots Directory

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Penguins at risk

The British Antarctic Survey says that penguin colonies are at risk from an erupting volcano on a small island in the South Sandwich archipelago because of deposits of ash. Zavodovski Island has one of the world’s largest penguin colonies, and its volcano, Mt Curry, has been erupting since March. The island is home to over…

Green Oscar time

Windscreen has announced the nominees for the Wildscreen Panda Awards – aka the ‘Green Oscars’. A total of 43 films (whittled down from 900 entries) remain in the race for 20 trophies.  The Hunt leads the pack with six nominations followed closely by Jago: A Life Underwater, with five nominations, and Racing Extinction, with four nominations. Panda Award winners will…

Big Butterfly Count 2016

Sir David Attenborough is calling on the public to help reverse butterfly declines by taking part in the world’s largest butterfly survey. The Big Butterfly Count encourages people to spot and record Formula alittle anyone. Smells. And product and this very cialis benefits be. Although use that’s on its pins up I. Finish. Plan canadian…

Today is Earth Overshoot Day

  Earth Overshoot Day is the day in the year when our demand for ecological resources and services exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year.  We maintain this deficit by liquidating stocks of ecological resources and accumulating waste, primarily carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Earth Overshoot Day is hosted and calculated by Global Footprint Network, an international think…

A wicked MOOC

Last winter (a very hemispherist term, of course), Cornell University launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with the title Environmental Education: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Addressing Wicked Problems.  Over 2,000 people participated in the course, which you can learn more about through this ee PRO blog. How To Tackle Wicked Problems  

Another Civic Ecology MOOC

Cornell University will be offering the Civic Ecology MOOC starting on September 6 when, Cornell says, you can … “join a learning community of individuals and communities conducting environmental stewardship around the world”.  See this for details. To learn more about civic ecology, here is a book compiled by last year’s Civic Ecology MOOC participants. “Civic…