environment

10thJuly 2024

Environmental monitoring data guide videos

10.07.24|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |

If you need long term environmental monitoring data but aren’t sure what is available or how to access it, why not look at the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology’s new data guide videos? This might be a useful teaching resource for secondary and tertiary educators. Guides are available for [...]

4thJuly 2024

Clear science for clean air – teaching air quality in schools

04.07.24|Categories: Events, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

SEPA describe how they celebrated Clean Air Day with an interactive day at the Glasgow Science Centre. Watch their Youtube video. Over 800 pupils took part in a selection of experiments from data mapping to throwing air pollution ping pongs balls in the 'Our Amazing Air' science show. Pupils have [...]

3rdApril 2024

A narrative review of reviews of nature exposure and human health and well-being in the UK

03.04.24|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

Published by Natural England (March 2024), this extensive review was completed to provide a clear understanding of existing evidence linking exposure to nature and human health and well-being. It looks at the impact of exposure to natural environments and active engagement with them. The review adds to understanding of the [...]

13thMarch 2024

Tiny Forest news hot off the press

13.03.24|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

The  latest Tiny Forest Monitoring Report from Earthwatch is out now. Read about the environmental and social benefits that a Tiny Forest can bring to urban communities between the first and third growing season. Key findings include the fact that rainwater is absorbed up to 65% faster inside three-year-old forests [...]