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Scent detection dogs are increasingly used in conservation research to improve the frequency or probability of finding biological samples or focal organisms, including rare or cryptic species. We offer a series of three short courses designed to provide an appreciation for this emerging field, the science behind it, and the benefits of this approach.

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NAAEE is in the early stages of developing a set of guidelines focusing on climate change education and climate justice as part of the Guidelines for Excellence series. As with all of the others sets of guidelines, these will be developed using a public participatory process involving opportunities to review and provide input. If you would like to learn about updates in our process and provide input into drafts, please complete the following Google form: https://forms.gle/HpZjxepxAgN3Y2LG6

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Join the Climate and Resilience Education Task Force’s Youth Steering Committee for a virtual youth-led panel with New York City teachers, Climate Education: NY Teachers on the Frontlines on Monday, December 12th, 2022 from 5:00 PM–6:30 PM EST.

Date and Time:

Monday, December 12, 2022, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, December 12, 2022, 4:19pm

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During the Worldwide Teach-In last March, students created terrariums after learning about the environmental benefits of gardening and growing food. Photo credit: Kerry Hustwit / Neumann University
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Moderator Endorsed: K-12 EE

What's the Worldwide Teach-In? Learn about a bottom-up educational event led by educators and community members.

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The Worldwide Teach-in on Climate and Justice offers weekly professional development webinars on teaching climate for non-experts. This week, we invite you to learn about how K–12 teachers can engage their students on climate change. We will also explore how improving students' writing skills can be vital in empowering their climate advocacy. Finally, we will be sharing information about how to participate in the Worldwide Teach-in on Climate and Justice, set for March 29, 2023.

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Photo credit: Chaleow Ngamdee / Shutterstock.com
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Learn about the most pressing issues facing our ocean and what you can do to help. This vivid, easy-to-read handbook is a primer on ocean issues and ocean stewardship.

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Teacher Workshops in Conservation Science is a free, three-day, professional development opportunity for middle and high school science teachers, as well as administrators and informal educators who engage these age groups.

Date and Time:

Monday, July 10, 2023, 11:30am to Wednesday, July 12, 2023, 6:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, April 9, 2023, 3:00am

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Mosaic Movement Infrastructure RFP supports local to national movement infrastructure that enhances diverse and collaborative engagement on four key statutes and initiatives – the Inflation Reduction Act, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Justice40, and 30x30.

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Monday, October 24, 2022, 8:00am to Friday, December 9, 2022, 8:00pm

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The Worldwide Teach-In on Climate and Justice is offering weekly professional development webinars for non-climate experts to learn how to teach about climate. Join us each Wednesday at 10 AM and 9 PM Eastern Time for varying topics. See more for descriptions of the upcoming webinars and registration links.

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The Whale Museum (TWM) is holding an exciting virtual Gear Down Workshop for Marine Naturalists this fall on Friday, November 18. This workshop will be held from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Pacific Time and registrants will join sessions through the videoconferencing platform, Zoom. The theme of this “Gear Down” Workshop will be Ocean Sounds: New Discoveries!

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Friday, November 18, 2022, 1:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, November 18, 2022, 8:00pm

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Staff from the Center for Biological Diversity, Upstream Solutions and the Environmental Law Institute will discuss the use of climate plans to build climate-resilient solutions around food systems, reuse/refill solutions, and gender empowerment as a side-event to the Planetary Health Alliance conference.

Date and Time:

Monday, October 31, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Reflection: a walk with water
Reflection: A Walk with Water
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Filmmaker Emmett Brennan walks the length of the Los Angeles Aqueduct in search of a vision for humanity worth living for—what he discovers has everything to do with water.

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