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The Gaia Warriors by Nicola Davies

Grace ter Haar

9th February, 2010

An accessible, enjoyable book on climate change for the next generation of eco-warriors. Contributors include James Lovelock more...
Wind turbine engineer

Ecologist guide to green skills and education

Eifion Rees

2nd February, 2010

Weaning ourselves off carbon will mean a profound change in every aspect of daily life, every sector of society and every job. For that to happen we need a new mindset and a new set of tools...

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Wind turbine engineer

Ecologist guide to green skills and education

Eifion Rees

2nd February, 2010

Weaning ourselves off carbon will mean a profound change in every aspect of daily life, every sector of society and every job. For that to happen we need a new mindset and a new set of tools... more...
Scenes from the eco village

Schools using art to learn about climate change

Rebecca Heald

27th July, 2009

Can climate art help save the world? Rebecca Heald reports on a school art installation and its ambitious 'Cool it Schools' global online initiative more...
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A school built for green education

Ecologist/Positive TV

4th December, 2009

The newly opened Langley science academy in Slough ticks just about every box - airy, light, modern interiors make for good learning environments, and the school building is stuffed full of eco features more...
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CASE STUDY: keeping local areas distinctive

Paul Kingsnorth

1st December, 2006

The UK’s most successful NGO is based in a Dorset village, with no members or PR team. Paul Kingsnorth meets the duo behind it… more...
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Green seniors bid for greater environmental role

Ecologist

19th June, 2009

'Green seniors' are asking to be trained as volunteer environmental advisers for their local areas, and call for 'age-proof' green strategies in a new manifesto more...
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How to home educate

Mike Fortune-Wood

15th March, 2009

Letting children learn flexibly and organically creates rounder, more educated human beings, says Mike Fortune-Wood more...
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Eco-schools scheme help to 'green' schools

Nick Kettles

13th March, 2009

More and more educational establishments are becoming environmentally friendly, thanks to the Eco-Schools scheme. Is this our road map to sustainability? more...
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Robotic children

Nick Kettles

2nd February, 2009

Production line education is creating clones and stifling the imagination of our children. Is it any wonder they are stressed and unhappy? more...
Bolgs and Comments

Cassandra: education

John Papworth

21st November, 2008

Our prophet becomes a parish pariah for daring to challenge the orthodoxy of the educational system more...
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Cassandra: Youth

John Papworth

1st October, 2006

Did you say ‘youth problem’?
It’s really the adult problem.

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Education: 25/40 of 40
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Let Our Children Roam Free

Tim Gill

23rd September, 2005

Fear of traffic risks and ‘stranger danger’ are holding our children captive indoors. For the sake of their health and development, and for the environment they will one day need to protect, we have to find ways of getting them into the wild.

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Like Flowers Breaking through the Cement

Holly Wren

1st April, 2003

Many people dismiss environmentalism as a middle-class luxury that few can afford. But in Mexico City a group of impoverished street punks are pioneering radical social alternatives because their survival depends on it. Holly Wren reports. more...
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A better kind of justice

Nandor Tanczos

13th June, 2000

Nandor Tanczos thinks the modern legal system could learn a lot from traditional ideas of justice, such as those of the Maori people more...

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