Britain’s Dragonflies: a field guide to the damselflies and dragonflies of Britain and Ireland

“Dragonflies are rock and roll insects,” states Nick Baker in the foreword.  They are high energy aerial predators that have the raptorial appeal of birds of prey and the grace, agility and vibrancy of butterflies.  They inhabit just about anywhere and everywhere connected to water.  Did you know there are 56 species?  The high quality…

National Countryside Week

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Do you want to grapple with what LfS means?

If so, please click here to see details of a professional learning opportunity for primary and secondary teachers in Scotland to develop their practice in relation to Learning for Sustainability.  This professional learning initiative by the University of Edinburgh and Learning for Sustainability Scotland in partnership with the British Council, is a timely opportunity for teachers…

Global Educator of 2016

Congratulations to Elly Lengthorn for winning Global Educator of the Year, 2016.  Elly teaches at Nunnery Wood High School in Worcester, where she is an Eco Schools Ambassador who has been closely involved in the Tide~ project ‘Young people on the global stage.’  This Autumn, she starts work at BEACONS DEC. You can see more details…

Pee power at Glastonbury

The Pee Power urinal that generates electricity from urine – designed by researchers at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) – took centre stage in the Stone Circle at Glastonbury for the second year running.  The team of researchers from UWE Bristol, and workers from Oxfam and Dunster House shelter manufacturers, are using the festival as a field trial in advance…

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…

Walking out of Eden

Out of Eden Learn is an online learning community designed to accompany Paul Salopek’s Out of Eden Walk. Through Out of Eden Learn, students from around the world can explore their own neighbourhoods, investigate contemporary global issues, and reflect on how they as individuals fit into a broader geographical and historical context. In addition, they…