CIWEM LAUNCHES ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION NETWORK

Green (Living) Review

To engage and inspire the next generation of water and environment managers, the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) has launched a new Environmental Education Network. CIWEM is proud to announce the launch its new Environmental Education Network, which will focus on raising the profile of water and environmental challenges at school level and helping young people to develop the understanding and skills required to solve them in the future.

Earth Force and GM Recognize Teachers for Environmental Education

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Five Recipients Accept Chevrolet GREEN Educator Awards Richmond, VA , December 2011: Earth Force and the General Motors Foundation announced the final five winners of the Chevrolet GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network) Educator Award.

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Environmental Education

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Environmental education projects are an ideal way to diversify your curriculum, try group teaching strategies, and bring the real world into the classroom in a strong academic context. What kinds of support are available in your school, district and community for supporting environmental educational activities? In what ways can environmental education activities enhance learning? Technology in Environmental Education Clancy J.

Environmental Education for Sustainable Life

The Green Changemakers

When we talk about changing our lifestyle towards sustainable development, it is inevitable to talk about education. Works with youth in educational and vocational training institutes, as an environmental education facilitator.

Simplified environmental education

The Green Changemakers

FUN-EASY TO USE GUIDELINES FOR YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY. A LOT OF NATURE GAMES, FACILITATION TECHNIQUES, ENVIRONMENTAL EXPERIMENTS TO SHARE AND DISCUSS. Environment Education

The Environmental Education Collection

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Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence Published in November 1996 (revised 2004, 2009) by NAAEE, Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence provides a set of recommendations for developing and selecting environmental education materials. Developed through a process of critique and consensus, the Guidelines are grounded in a common understanding of effective environmental education.

Environmental Education Curricula Library

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The curricula listed on this webpage have been selected in light of their adherence to state, national, or NAAEE educational standards and are thus suitable for classroom use. Air Quality Amphibians and Reptiles Birds Climate Change Access the EE Week Carbon Footprint Calculator Endangered Species Energy Environmental Health Forests and Trees Recycling School Gardens Water Access the EE Week School Water Audit [link].

Project Based Environmental Education Serves Well

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The director of a groundbreaking new graduate programme in sustainable practice is celebrating the success of the future focused qualifications as the inaugural group of students complete their first year’s work on a wide range of projects.

Key Learning Strategies for Environmental Education, Citizenship and Sustainability

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[link] Key Learning Strategies for Environmental Education, Citizenship and Sustainability Which learning strategies best contribute to students becoming engaged and active citizens involved in achieving environmental, social and economic sustainability?

Connecting the Dots - Key Learning Strategies for Environmental Education, Citizenship and Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

Which learning strategies best contribute to students becoming engaged and active citizens involved in achieving environmental, social and economic sustainability? They are common to environmental education and many other fields of educational research and practice.

Live & Learn - Environmental Education and Community Development

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[link] Our Objectives The overall objectives of Live & Learn are: To provide an integrated, educational approach promoting community transition to sustainable development while maintaining a strong focus on community realities and priorities. To promote increased quality and innovation of teaching and learning in formal and community education. The MAIA Model for Learning and Action can be applied to any development and environmental issue.

Environmental Education Curriculum for Middle and High School Teachers

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Environmental Education Curriculum for Middle and High School Teachers When Colin Beavan (aka “No Impact Man”) and his family decided to try living for a year in New York City without doing any harm to the environment (the “No Impact Experiment”), it attracted worldwide media attention. Because the Beavans traded their old habits for more environmentally-friendly ones – and figured out that doing so actually made their lives happier, healthier, and more abundant.

Strategy for Environmental Education for Sustainability in Mexico

The Green Changemakers

Book review from Unai Sacona National Strategy 2006-2014 The document collect the main objectives and strategies that national authorities will developed during the next years in order to improve the Sustainability in Mexico through Environmental Education. To have frameworks, at different levels, for the development of environmental education for sustainability. Tags: Book-review Education

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“We Ain’t Got No Wildlife Here”: Teaching Ecoliteracy

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Naropa chose to specifically focus on Contemplative Education and Ecological Sustainability, “in order to [.]. Spiritual Ecopsychology Articles Announcements Tina Fields ecopsychology naropa university environment ecoliteracy environmental education contemplative education campus challenge white papers journaling

“We Ain’t Got No Wildlife Here”: Teaching Ecoliteracy

Indigenize

Naropa chose to specifically focus on Contemplative Education and Ecological Sustainability, “in order to [.]. Announcements Articles Spiritual Ecopsychology campus challenge contemplative education ecoliteracy ecopsychology environment environmental education journaling naropa university Tina Fields white papers

Video Games Could Save the Environment

Green Home Blog

The one thing that video games can do (though few developers have taken this tack) is teach a younger generation how to solve the world’s current energy and environmental issues. Save Energy air quality ENERGY EFFICIENT environmental education MMORPG SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS video game violence

From Davos: Building Tomorrow’s Global Leaders

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As leaders discuss how to improve education and tackle youth unemployment, one simple—yet powerful—tool is right outside our windows. Other studies have found that environment-based education significantly increases student test performance.

Meet Dubai’s eco-warrior…who’s just 9 years old!

Green Prophet

Green Prophet was bowled over by the teen rapper whose environmentalism got him a ticket to COP21 , now an even younger eco-warrior has gotten our attention. It’s never to early to start teaching environmental stewardship.

Building a Broader Conservation Movement

Conservancy Talk

As Black History Month comes to a close, it is a good time to reflect on the many contributions the African American community has made to conservation and the environmental movement. Conservation Issues Uncategorized diversity in conservation environmental education LEAF urban conservation

10 Climate Change Videos to Watch Now

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Green Education in the UAE, Business is Booming

Green Prophet

The Bee’ah School of Environment ( BSOE ), an education initiative created by a UAE-based environmental and waste management company, recently announced it is expanding its networks in the eastern and central region of Sharjah, engaging with 160,000 students in over 200 schools.

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Investing in Ramallah’s Children Key to Sustainability

Green Prophet

Ramallah is leading the way as the heart of Palestine’s environmental awakening. City-dwellers are planting trees, creating and restoring open, natural community spaces and reviving bygone environmental protections. Education is the key to securing Palestine’s future.

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Palestinian Schoolkids Green-Up Jerusalem’s Holy Valley

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A team of pollution-weary Palestinians and Israelis are injecting environmental education into East Jerusalem schools, teaching young Palestinians new “green” habits. Al Afaq Boys School and the Sur Baher Girls School, the first to participate, eagerly adopted environmentalism. “In

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Ramallah Celebrates First Palestinian Environment Festival

Green Prophet

According to organisers from community support organisation Juhoud , the Basateen (‘groves’ or ‘orchards’) festival attracted between 1,500 and 2,000 visitors, many of them schoolchildren and young people getting their first taste of environmental activities.

Meat Glue: The Meat Industry’s Dirty Secret

Green Prophet

Food & Health animals environmental education meat ungreenCare for a slab of Frankenstein steak? Just glue meat scraps together and serve ‘em up, hot. Side of blood clots, optional. The white powder sold by the kilo, above, is the meat industry’s dirty little secret.

Recycle Dryer Lint Into Modelling Clay

Green Prophet

Food & Health children environmental education recycling upcyclingWhen you need to use the dryer, make modelling clay out of your dryer lint. Dryer lint exists in endless supplies in some households and can be put to good use.

Could Phones Revolutionize Palestinian Agriculture?

Green Prophet

Palestinian companies and institutions are investing heavily in education, hoping to arm their text-happy youth with the knowledge needed to confront challenges like environmental degradation and food security.

Israeli Business Boosts Agriculture in Kenya

Green Prophet

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Write for Sustainability and Win $10,000 in Creative Writing Contest

Green Prophet

Before you sharpen your pencils, we suggest reading a great primer: American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau. Lifestyle & Culture Arizona art contest environmental art environmental education United States writing

Oxford Scholar Brings God’s Wife Back To Life

Green Prophet

Travel & Nature environmental education Judaism ReligionThough an uncomfortable notion for some, scholarship reveals that God had a wife. Scholars have known since the late 1960s that the ancient Israelites worshiped both Yahweh and his wife Asherah.

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School’s In: Turkish Teachers Learn How To Teach Ecoliteracy

Green Prophet

How should teachers incorporate environmental ethics and lessons on sustainability into their classrooms? That’s the focus of a four-year educational ecoliteracy project — Turkey’s first — which has just begun. The need for ecoliterate education in Turkey.

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Gaza’s Green Schools Fuse Islamic Architecture and Sustainable Design

Green Prophet

UNRWA has teamed up with architect Mario Cucinella to build solar and geothermal-powered schools using local materials, which combined will slash their overall environmental impact.

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Tu B’Shvat Ecology Study Opportunities, 2012

Green Prophet

The 15th day of the Jewish month of Shavat signals the launching of new Jewish eco-education programs. Learn how your school or community can join the Eco Connection, the largest global environmental network of Jewish schools. Lifestyle & Culture activism environmental education

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McNuggets? Macabre.

Green Prophet

Food & Health environmental education food meat glueYou thought meat glue was gross? Miriam ventures further into the dark world of food industry. An article in the Huffington Post by Dr. Joseph Mercola caught my attention recently.

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Turkey’s First Green Lifestyle Website Ye?ilist, Now Bilingual

Green Prophet

Environmentally conscious Turks are a frustrated lot. A news feed keeps the site up to date with the release of new environmentally friendly products and businesses. The English site also links to several blogs that will be of interest to the environmentally-minded out there.

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‘Greedy Lying Bastards’ Film Review

Green Prophet

‘Greedy Lying Bastards’ opens with an image of environmental destruction, and a voiceover announces: “what if I told you all this was preventable?”. How you respond to the film will depend on your own journey within the environmental movement: from hard-line activist to armchair academic.

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Arab School Scoops a Coveted Israeli Green Globe Award

Green Prophet

Located in Kafr Qasim, the Alzahraa school has not only established an ecological garden and solar station in their own school, but the headmaster Safwat Tahah told Jerusalem Post that they are particularly proud of engaging with the surrounding community to raise the specter of environmental issues.

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Middle East Leaders To Launch Green Hajj Guide At House Of Lords

Green Prophet

From the first ever “cleansing&# [1] pilgrimage to Makkah in 628CE by the Prophet Muhammad of Islam, peace be upon him, to last year’s environmental policies for Hajj put into place by the Saudi government , there has been greater action by activists wanting a cleaner Hajj.

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Abu Dhabi beach gains Blue Flag award

Green Prophet

The city of Abu Dhabi has become the first Arabian Gulf location to gain a Blue Flag environmental award for one of its beaches. Read more about Abu Dhabi’s environmental record on Green Prophet: Feeding Abu Dhabi With Water From Air.

Goodall, Clinton and Cousteau at Eye Earth Summit Abu Dhabi

Green Prophet

Environmental issues effect us all, but this week’s “Eye on Earth” Summit in Abu Dhabi is attempting to ensure that environmental data is also available to us all. Business & Politics Abu Dhabi conference environmental education United Arab Emirates

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80% of Middle East and Africa Concerned About Climate Change

Green Prophet

For those of us dealing with climate change and environmental issues in the Middle East , it can feel like the region i s constantly playing catch-up t o the rest of the developed world. Climate Africa Climate Change environmental awareness environmental education MENA social change

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Gardening on School Roofs

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The Middle East Environmental Law Project Kickstarted By Vermont Lawyers

Green Prophet

Environmental law has proven to be quite dynamic in the Middle East. Others have done little to tackle environmental problems head on due to competing interests or public funding shortfalls. We caught up with John Echeverria, Director of Vermont Law School’s Environmental Law Center.