News

Reconnecting with nature ‘triggers’ eco-actions

Research

This BBC news report (15/1/20) by Mark Kinver (environment reporter) reports on a University of Exeter study which suggests that people of all ages and socio-economic background who have access to nature or urban green spaces are much more likely to behave in environmentally friendly ways

Read More Published: 15.01.20

Apply for the Scottish Education Awards - One month to go!

Events Other

Is your school or setting is engaged in the Learning for Sustainability (LfS) Award and/ or the STEM award? Then this will make you ideal candidates to apply to Education Scotland for the Scottish Education Awards!  They can celebrate your achievements and share your success with others. Applications…

Read More Published: 14.01.20

How to talk about climate change

Other

Take a look at this thoughtful article from School Strike 4 Climate Australia, shared by Eco Schools Scotland in their January 2020 newsletter.

Read More Published: 14.01.20

NATURVATION project launches Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)!

Training Other

This course explores nature-based solutions in an urban world, and is a 5 weeks course that runs 7 times a year. This course combines both technical knowledge and the social sciences to better understand nature-based solutions in a holistic perspective. The MOOC launches on Monday 13 January 2020. 

Read More Published: 14.01.20

Plantlife library

Resources

A wonderful range of downloadable publications and reports about UK plants, fungi, and habitats.

Read More Published: 14.01.20

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry and Land Scotland Scottish Forestry Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland