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…

365 Nature

Anna Carlile’s book accomplishes an impressive merging of style and substance; at first glance stunning and evocative photography draws the reader in yet suggests that this is nothing more than a walk in the woods in coffee-table-reading form.  However, on full immersion into the (admittedly slightly hard-on-the-eye) text and projects Carlile has brought together, one…

How does being in ‘quality nature’ contribute to human wellbeing?

This article was first published in NAEE‘s Winter 2015 journal Environmental Education (Vol 110), as our ‘President’s Column’.  The views are Bill Scott’s own, not NAEE’s. How does being in ‘quality nature’ contribute to human wellbeing? It is hard to pick up a newspaper or watch TV without coming across somebody official telling us to take more exercise. The NHS, for…

Changes at the Parks Alliance

The Parks Alliance is currently undergoing organisation change in its efforts to provide a voice for UK parks, and support the people and organisations that create, maintain, invest in and use the public green spaces that we are proud to have at the heart of British life. As part of the changes it is looking to recruit…

National Marine Week

23rd July-7th August is National Marine Week. The Wildlife Trusts are promoting this.  They say it doesn’t matter what type of beach it is, there’s always plenty to see: On rocky shores there is a ‘rocky horror’ show waiting to delight you with various sea shenanigans! On muddy shores, you’ll find cockles and lugworms galore. Seabirds and wading birds…

2016 CLOtC Conference announced

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom annual conference will take place on Thursday 24th November at The Learning Hub at Birmingham Airport. The organisers say: “This is fantastic opportunity to keep up-to-date with the learning outside the classroom sector (LOtC), and network with others working in LOtC.  We will have inspirational speakers reflecting on topics…

Permaculture Association blog update

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