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Are you looking for research about environmental literacy, the benefits of connecting to nature, fostering environmental behaviors, and more? You’ve come to the right spot! eeRESEARCH combines research for environmental education and the movement to connect children and nature. The database includes multiple ways to search for articles, syntheses, and research summaries. Learn more > 

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Learning for change: Integrated teaching modules and situated learning for marine social-ecological systems change

Curriculum enrichment can benefit a local community’s response to climate change

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Duggan, G. Lawrence, Jarre, A., & Murray, G.. (2021). Learning for change: Integrated teaching modules and situated learning for marine social-ecological systems change. The Journal of Environmental Education, 52(2), 118 - 132. presented at the 2021/03/04/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/00958964.2020.1852524
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Reflections on integrating the political into environmental education through problem-based learning and political ecology

Utilizing problem-based learning to facilitate interdisciplinary pedagogy for political ecology

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Kirsop-Taylor, N., Appiah, D., Steadman, A., & Huggett, M.. (2021). Reflections on integrating the political into environmental education through problem-based learning and political ecology. The Journal of Environmental Education, 52(1), 1 - 13. presented at the 2021/01/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/00958964.2020.1825919
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Safe spaces or a pedagogy of discomfort? Senior high-school teachers’ meta-emotion philosophies and climate change education

Educator responses to student emotions in environmental education

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Ojala, M. (2021). Safe spaces or a pedagogy of discomfort? Senior high-school teachers’ meta-emotion philosophies and climate change education. The Journal of Environmental Education, 52(1), 40 - 52. presented at the 2021/01/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/00958964.2020.1845589
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Using value-belief-norm theory to explore visitor responses to education programs at animal-themed facilities

Value-belief-norm theory can help educators develop effective messages

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Caplow, S. (2021). Using value-belief-norm theory to explore visitor responses to education programs at animal-themed facilities. The Journal of Environmental Education, 52(3), 190 - 204. presented at the 2021/05/04/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/00958964.2021.1900043
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What organizational factors motivate environmental educators to perform their best?

Environmental education organizations can facilitate a motivating workplace for educators

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Pratson, D., Stern, M. J., & Powell, R. B.. (2021). What organizational factors motivate environmental educators to perform their best?. The Journal of Environmental Education, 52(4), 256 - 271. presented at the 2021/07/04/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/00958964.2021.1924104
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Are forest healing programs useful in promoting children's emotional welfare?: The interpersonal relationships of children in foster care

Forest healing programs can positively improve the interpersonal relationship skills of adolescents in foster care

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Hong, J., Park, S., & An, M.. (2021). Are forest healing programs useful in promoting children's emotional welfare?: The interpersonal relationships of children in foster care. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening . doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127034
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Assessing challenges and opportunities for schools’ access to nature in England

Schools can mitigate children’s declining contact with nature, but various spatial, cultural, and social factors tend to impede the process

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Walker, E., Bormpoudakis, D., & Tzanopoulos, J.. (2021). Assessing challenges and opportunities for schools’ access to nature in England. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening . doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127097
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Exploring geographical, curricular, and demographic factors of nature use by children in urban schoolyards in Raleigh, NC, USA

Simply providing nature-rich areas in schoolyards cannot guarantee the use of natural spaces by children and teachers

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Zhang, Z., Stevenson, K. T., & Martin, K. L.. (2021). Exploring geographical, curricular, and demographic factors of nature use by children in urban schoolyards in Raleigh, NC, USA. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 65. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127323
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Linking public urban green spaces and human well-being: A systematic review

Characteristics of urban green space positively linked to human well-being include structure, biodiversity, and naturalness

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Reyes-Riveros, R., Altamirano, A., Barrera, F. D. L., Rozas-Vasquez, D., Vieli, L., & Meli, P.. (2021). Linking public urban green spaces and human well-being: A systematic review . Urban Forestry & Urban Greening , 61. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127105
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Perceptions of park visitors on access to urban parks and benefits of green spaces

Visitors to urban parks in the global South valued parks highly for the multiple benefits they provide but “stark gender and income inequalities” limit access for many city dwellers

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Basu, S., & Nagendra, H.. (2021). Perceptions of park visitors on access to urban parks and benefits of green spaces. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening , 57. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2020.126959
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Potential effects of school garden on students' knowledge, attitude and experience: A pilot project on sixth grade students in Iran

School gardens can positively impact students' knowledge and attitude, and help them gain valuable experiences

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Amiri, A., Geravandi, S., & Rostami, F.. (2021). Potential effects of school garden on students' knowledge, attitude and experience: A pilot project on sixth grade students in Iran. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127174
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Quantifying emotional differences in urban green spaces extracted from photos on social networking sites: A study of 34 parks in three cities in northern China

Greater greenness of an area increases the probability and intensity of human emotion experienced in that area

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Zhu, X., Geo, M., Zhang, R., & Zhang, B.. (2021). Quantifying emotional differences in urban green spaces extracted from photos on social networking sites: A study of 34 parks in three cities in northern China. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 62. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127133
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Residential self-selection in the greenness-wellbeing connection: A family composition perspective

Residential self-selection and family composition characteristics can impact the greenness-wellbeing connection

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Wu, W., Yun, Y., Zhai, J., Sun, Y., Zhang, G., & Wang, H.. (2021). Residential self-selection in the greenness-wellbeing connection: A family composition perspective. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 59. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127000
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Transit to parks: An environmental justice study of transit access to large parks in the U.S. West

Transit agencies have a role to play in addressing environmental injustices relating to park access

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Park, K., Rigolon, A., Choi, D., Lyons, T., & Brewer, S.. (2021). Transit to parks: An environmental justice study of transit access to large parks in the U.S. West. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 60. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127055
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Green and open space factor Vienna: A steering and evaluation tool for urban green infrastructure

A new urban design index integrates the ecosystem service approach into urban planning for socially sustainable development

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Ring, Z., Damyanovic, D., & Reinwald, F.. (2021). Green and open space factor Vienna: A steering and evaluation tool for urban green infrastructure . Urban Forestry & Urban Greening . doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127131
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Urban agriculture as a nature-based solution to address socio-ecological challenges in Australian cities

Urban agriculture has the potential to simultaneously provide multiple benefits to people and the planet

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Kingsley, J., Egerer, M., Nuttman, S., Keniger, L., Pettitt, P., Frantzeskaki, N., et al.. (2021). Urban agriculture as a nature-based solution to address socio-ecological challenges in Australian cities. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening , 60. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127059
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Anthropomorphic and factual approaches in Komodo dragon conservation awareness program for elementary school students: Initial study

Combining anthropomorphism and factual information to increase wildlife knowledge among children

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Kamil, P. Insan, Susianto, H., Purwandana, D., & Ariefiandy, A.. (2020). Anthropomorphic and factual approaches in Komodo dragon conservation awareness program for elementary school students: Initial study. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19(3), 225 - 237. presented at the 2020/07/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/1533015X.2019.1582374
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Challenges and prospects to the integration of ocean education into high school science courses in Nova Scotia

Identifying challenges to implementing ocean education in Nova Scotia classrooms

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McPherson, K., Wright, T., & Tyedmers, P.. (2020). Challenges and prospects to the integration of ocean education into high school science courses in Nova Scotia. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19(2), 129 - 140. presented at the 2020/04/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/1533015X.2018.1533439
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Children's understanding of human–nature interaction after a folk storytelling session

Stories could help teach children the importance of nature

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Yılmaz, S., Temiz, Z., & Semiz, G. Karaarslan. (2020). Children's understanding of human–nature interaction after a folk storytelling session. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19(1), 88 - 100. presented at the 2020/01/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/1533015X.2018.1517062
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Environmental health promotion at a National Science Festival: An experiential-education based approach

Experiential initiative improves environmental health awareness

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Duxbury, T., Bradshaw, K., Khamanga, S., Tandlich, R., & Srinivas, S.. (2020). Environmental health promotion at a National Science Festival: An experiential-education based approach. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19(2), 155 - 170. presented at the 2020/04/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/1533015X.2019.1567406
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How do Wisconsin environmental educators perceive a potential, professional certification for individual environmental educators?

Environmental educators in Wisconsin identify challenges and benefits to a state environmental education certificate

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Gharis, L., Franzen, R. L., Liddicoat, K., & Remington, T. N.. (2020). How do Wisconsin environmental educators perceive a potential, professional certification for individual environmental educators?. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19(1), 44 - 61. presented at the 2020/01/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/1533015X.2018.1491811
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Identifying strategies to reduce visitor-generated waste in national parks of the United States: the Zero Landfill Initiative

National parks should utilize waste reduction communication strategies that acknowledge moral norms and perceived difficulty

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Miller, Z. D., Lawhon, B., B. Taff, D., Schwartz, F., & Newman, P.. (2020). Identifying strategies to reduce visitor-generated waste in national parks of the United States: the Zero Landfill Initiative. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19(3), 303 - 316. presented at the 2020/07/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/1533015X.2019.1588179
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Perspectives from parents: An investigation of the longer-term benefits of an earth education summer camp program

Camp experience can affect children’s environmental knowledge, attitudes and behavior after several months

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Cheeseman, A., & Wright, T.. (2020). Perspectives from parents: An investigation of the longer-term benefits of an earth education summer camp program. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19(2), 117 - 128. presented at the 2020/04/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/1533015X.2018.1530621
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Prioritizing the teaching methods of ESD using an integrated fuzzy entropy–SAW algorithm (case study: technical and vocational schools)

Competencies and teaching methods in education for sustainable development in Technical and Vocational programs in Iran

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Ghassami, F., Yousefi, E., & Salehi, E.. (2020). Prioritizing the teaching methods of ESD using an integrated fuzzy entropy–SAW algorithm (case study: technical and vocational schools). Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19(2), 205 - 220. presented at the 2020/04/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/1533015X.2019.1581113
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Road to collaboration: Experiential learning theory as a framework for environmental education program development

Short field trips positively effect student beliefs about the environment

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Moseley, C., Summerford, H., Paschke, M., Parks, C., & Utley, J.. (2020). Road to collaboration: Experiential learning theory as a framework for environmental education program development. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19(3), 238 - 258. presented at the 2020/07/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/1533015X.2019.1582375
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Using vocational education to support development solutions in the Pacific: An emphasis on climate change and health

Vocational schools integrate climate change and health education to improve community resiliency

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Havea, P. Hausia, Siga, A., Rabuatoka, T., Tamani, A. Tagivetaua, Devi, P., Senikula, R., et al.. (2020). Using vocational education to support development solutions in the Pacific: An emphasis on climate change and health. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19(2), 171 - 186. presented at the 2020/04/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/1533015X.2019.1569571
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You Live in a Watershed! Informal Environmental Science Education with a State Park Exhibit

Visitors to nature center exhibit gained local watershed knowledge

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Wolfe, C. R., Cedillos-Whynott, E. M., & Vanni, M. J.. (2020). You Live in a Watershed! Informal Environmental Science Education with a State Park Exhibit. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19(1), 74 - 87. presented at the 2020/01/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/1533015X.2018.1496863
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How can we mitigate against increasing biophobia among children during the extinction of experience?

The loss of direct interactions between humans and nature could result in more negative attitudes towards the natural world, yet there may be ways to counteract this outcome

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Soga, M., Evans, M. J., Yamanoi, T., Fukano, Y., Tsuchiya, K., Koyanagi, T. F., & Kanai, T.. (2020). How can we mitigate against increasing biophobia among children during the extinction of experience?. Biological Conservation, 242.
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Partnering for outdoor play: A case study of forest and nature school programming in the context of licensed child care in Ottawa, Ontario

Collaborative efforts between organizations can make forest and nature school opportunities available to more children

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Niblett, B., Hiscott, K., Power, M., & McFarlane, H.. (2020). Partnering for outdoor play: A case study of forest and nature school programming in the context of licensed child care in Ottawa, Ontario. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 23(2), 67-85.
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A Collective Case Study into the Use of Social Media as a Tool for Developing Sustainable Living Habits in Urban Families

Using social media as a tool to encourage pro-environmental action in families

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Léger, M. T., & Martin, S.. (2020). A Collective Case Study into the Use of Social Media as a Tool for Developing Sustainable Living Habits in Urban Families. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education (CJEE), 23(3), 132 - 149. presented at the 2020/08/06/. Retrieved from https://cjee.lakeheadu.ca/article/view/1599
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Exploring how University and School Board Partnerships can integrate Professional Development in Environmental and Sustainability Education

Initial findings of a professional development partnership in environmental and sustainability education

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Inwood, H. J., & Kennedy, A.. (2020). Exploring how University and School Board Partnerships can integrate Professional Development in Environmental and Sustainability Education. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education (CJEE), 23(1), 68 - 84. presented at the 2020/08/19/. Retrieved from https://cjee.lakeheadu.ca/article/view/1639
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Pathways, philosophies, and pedagogies: Conversations with teacher educators about the role of place-based learning

Place-based education and indigenous knowledges in Canadian teacher education programs

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McVittie, J., Webber, G., Hellsten, L. - A. Michelle, & Miller, D.. (2020). Pathways, philosophies, and pedagogies: Conversations with teacher educators about the role of place-based learning. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education (CJEE), 23(1), 33 - 49. presented at the 2020/08/19/. Retrieved from https://cjee.lakeheadu.ca/article/view/1636
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Electronic screen technology use and connection to nature in Canadian adolescents: A mixed methods study

For Canadian adolescents, as electronic media use increases, connection to nature decreases

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Michaelson, V., King, N., Janssen, I., Lawal, S., & Pickett, W.. (2020). Electronic screen technology use and connection to nature in Canadian adolescents: A mixed methods study. Canadian Journal of Public Health. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.17269/s41997-019-00289-y
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Regional differences in access to the outdoors and outdoor play of Canadian children and youth during the COVID-19 outbreak

Canadian provinces with more stringent COVID-related restrictions on outdoor behavior had the greatest decline in outdoor play among children and youth

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Lannoy, L. D., Rhodes, R. E., Moore, S. A., Faulkner, G., & Tremblay, M. S.. (2020). Regional differences in access to the outdoors and outdoor play of Canadian children and youth during the COVID-19 outbreak. Canadian Journal of Public Health . doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.17269/s41997-020-00412-4
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