Miscellaneous

Find updates on play, learning, and the environment, from across the wider network in Scotland – and beyond.

4thAugust 2021

Nominations for Learning for Sustainability Awards now open

These awards help recognise the amazing achievements of Scotland’s people and the settings, schools and communities to building a socially-just, sustainable and equitable world. To find out more, including the award categories and how to nominate, visit the LfS award website

4thAugust 2021

Flesh-eating bugs: beetles turn death into life

This fascinating article in the Conversation (June 22, 2021) explores the world of soil and life cycle of carrion beetles, and their vital role in stabilising soil biology. This  is essential if the soil system is to act as a carbon sink and help reduce atmospheric carbon emissions.

4thAugust 2021

Naming the birds

Did you know that there are over 7,000 English names for birds? This article in The Conversation (18 June, 2021) explores how we name birds teaches us about our changing relationship with nature.

4thAugust 2021

Forest Changemakers

Read  this inspiring story of how young people in the Highlands have created a Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) trail in Abriachan forest. This has been shared by STRIDE, the Global Citizenship magazine for schools.