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30thNovember 2022

Leading young people towards environmental action – GEO-6 for Youth

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Are you a young person interested in developing your skills and understanding of environmental issues? GEO-6 for Youth (UNEP) is a one-stop-shop for a young person to: understand the state of the environment what they can do every day to drive markets to adopt environmentally sustainable products and services learn [...]

22ndNovember 2022

Spotlight on Youth @ free EUROPARC WEBINAR – 1 December 2022

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This webinar explores how to create opportunities for young people in and around Protected Areas. It will showcase three examples where Protected Areas have implemented various projects to increase opportunities for young people to take up active roles in their Protected Areas and local communities. Register to join free on 1st of [...]

2ndNovember 2022

Generation Green Impact Report

02.11.22|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

The Field Studies Council have worked with YHA, National Parks, Scouts, Guiding and Outward Bound on the Generation Green project in England last year. This collaborative project engaged over 115,000 young people with nature, and included FSC biodiversity training, wildlife guides and school visits. Amongst its findings, the report found [...]

26thOctober 2022

Why is Learning for Sustainability important for children?

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Take a look at this lovely interactive ThingLink visual and poem ‘flying among the trees’. It captures creative and powerful thoughts from the Children’s Parliament exploration of Learning for Sustainability with children and young people. One of the themed global icons helps us to ‘explore outdoor learning’ from perspective of [...]

26thOctober 2022

Children’s Parliament Investigates: Learning for Sustainability

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Check out this project report and creative outputs. These share the fantastic work that the Children’s Parliament has been conducting on behalf of Scottish Government to gather views from children, young people and their educators on Learning for Sustainability. There is a children’s report and adult practitioners report.

20thOctober 2022

Statistics shared on young people and nature

20.10.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , |

The Children & Nature Network share a ‘stats sheet’ for youth in nature, on their news round-up page. This includes research findings that 59% of young people feel “very worried” or “extremely worried” about climate change, according to a survey of 10,000 16- to 25-year-olds from 10 countries. It also [...]

14thSeptember 2022

New to Nature placements launched

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Greenspace Scotland share the news that Groundwork UK have launched the New to Nature project. New to Nature will see young people aged 18-25 given new, full-time, temporary jobs in nature and landscape organisations across the UK (including Scotland), increasing diversity and enriching the sector.

30thAugust 2022

OPPORTUNITY: Attend the #YouthVIP Volunteering Summit 6th October 2022

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Young Scot Hive (#YSHive) and the Youth Volunteering Legacy Group are looking for young people to attend at the #YouthVIP Summit: How can Schools Support Youth Volunteering? This event is for young people based in Scotland aged 11-25 years. No voluntary experience is necessary! The event will be a space for organisations to listen [...]