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Youth-led climate crisis webinars

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Friday for Futures, the youth-led school strike for climate movement started in August 2018 by Greta Thunberg, are hosting weekly webinars about all things climate crisis called Talks for Future (YouTube channel).

Read More Published: 08.04.20

Value of play, and reclaiming play for cities – reports released

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The Real Play Coalition have released reports on the Value of Play and Reclaiming Play in Cities (February 2020). The Value of Play explores the scale of the current play deficit, the impact of missed play moments on children’s lives (including active outdoor play) and the…

Read More Published: 08.04.20

The impact of learning for sustainability (LfS) – and connection to nature

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This Scottish Government summary report (March 2020) notes this review did not set out to examine evidence regarding the effectiveness of LfS in developing pro-environmental attitudes and behaviours. However, it was a clear and significant finding, with studies highlighting the particular importance of fostering emotional connections to nature…

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What’s the difference between a dragonfly and a damselfly?

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In the post by Scotland’s Nature (8th April 2020), Marijke Leith, a student placement at Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve, tells us what it’s like to work on a Dragonfly Hotspot.

Read More Published: 08.04.20

Young Scot COVID-19 crisis information

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Are you aged between 11-26 years and living in Scotland? Young Scot is updating its website and social media channels seven days a week with the latest information for young people on COVID-19. 

Read More Published: 08.04.20

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