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2013-04-15 23:02:21

The nation's largest celebration of environmental education starts today, with a message by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 National Environmental Education Week starts today — the nation's largest celebration of environmental education — and will spotlight ways by which technology can enhance environmental learning. This year´s theme, Taking Technology Outdoors, is part of EE Week´s multi-year focus on Greening STEM...

Gallup Poll Shows American Concern About Climate Change Is Rising
2013-04-08 19:05:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Much like one theory surrounding the changing global temperatures -- Americans´ concern over climate change has gone in cycles -- rising for several years and falling for a few years. According to a new Gallup poll, Americans concerns on climate change are on the rise, with 58 percent of respondents saying they worry “a great deal” or a “fair amount” about global warming. “U.S. worry about...

2013-03-25 10:34:06

Environmental education programs that took middle school students outdoors to learn helped minority students close a gap in environmental literacy, according to research from North Carolina State University. The study, published March 22 in PLOS ONE, showed that time outdoors seemed to impact African-American and Hispanic students more than Caucasian students, improving minority students' ecological knowledge and cognitive skills, two measures of environmental literacy. The statewide study...

2013-02-13 11:41:45

A child can directly influence the attitude and behaviour of their parents towards the environment without them even knowing it. This is according to a group at Imperial College London who have, for the first time, provided quantitative support for the suggestion that environmental education can be transferred between generations and that it can actually affect behaviour. Their findings have been published today, 13 February, in IOP Publishing's journal Environmental Research Letters....


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