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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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Equine assisted activities and therapies in children with autism spectrum disorder: A systematic review and a meta-analysis

Equine assisted activities and therapies may be a useful form of treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder

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Trzmiel, T., Purandare, B., Michalak, M., Zasadzka, E., & Pawlaczyk, M.. (2019). Equine assisted activities and therapies in children with autism spectrum disorder: A systematic review and a meta-analysis. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 42, 104-113. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2018.11.004
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Pedagogies of outdoor spaces: An early childhood educator professional learning journey

Some early childhood educators may need extended professional development to help them appreciate the value of nature-rich environments for young children

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Wishart, L., & Rouse, E.. (2019). Pedagogies of outdoor spaces: An early childhood educator professional learning journey. Early Child Development and Care, 189(14), 2284-2298. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2018.1450250
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Greenspace spatial characteristics and human health in an urban environment: An epidemiological study using landscape metrics in Sheffield, UK

Greenspace characteristics linked with human health include water cover, diversity of trees, and large greenspace patches interspersed with the built environment

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Mears, M., Brindley, P., Jorgensen, A., Ersoy, E., & Maheswaran, R.. (2019). Greenspace spatial characteristics and human health in an urban environment: An epidemiological study using landscape metrics in Sheffield, UK. Ecological Indicators, 106. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.105464
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Utilising place-based learning through local contexts to develop agents of change in Early Childhood Education for Sustainability

Place-based learning can help young children develop a sustainability perspective

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Boyd, D. (2019). Utilising place-based learning through local contexts to develop agents of change in Early Childhood Education for Sustainability. Education 3-13, 47(8), 983-997. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2018.1551413
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Can an outdoor learning environment improve children’s academic attainment? A quasi-experimental mixed methods study in Bangladesh

Outdoor learning can enhance the academic achievement of students in developing countries

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Khan, M., McGeown, S., & Bell, S.. (2019). Can an outdoor learning environment improve children’s academic attainment? A quasi-experimental mixed methods study in Bangladesh. Environment and Behavior. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0013916519860868
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A case for climate justice education: American youth connecting to intragenerational climate injustice in Bangladesh

Climate change should be framed as both an environmental and a social justice issue

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Stapleton, S. Riggs. (2019). A case for climate justice education: American youth connecting to intragenerational climate injustice in Bangladesh. Environmental Education Research, 25(5), 732 - 750. presented at the 2019/05/04/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2018.1472220
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Bicycle model on climate change education: presenting and evaluating a model

Presenting and evaluating a holistic model for climate change education

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Cantell, H., Tolppanen, S., Aarnio-Linnanvuori, E., & Lehtonen, A.. (2019). Bicycle model on climate change education: presenting and evaluating a model. Environmental Education Research, 25(5), 717 - 731. presented at the 2019/05/04/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2019.1570487
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Climate adaptation education: embracing reality or abandoning environmental values

Environmental education should promote only the climate change adaptation strategies that protect the environment

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Krasny, M. E., & Dubois, B.. (2019). Climate adaptation education: embracing reality or abandoning environmental values. Environmental Education Research, 25(6), 883 - 894. presented at the 2019/06/03/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2016.1196345
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Connecting children to nature through residential outdoor environmental education

Residential outdoor environmental education programs can effectively foster nature connectedness and encourage outdoor play

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Mullenbach, L. E., Andrejewski, R. G., & Mowen, A. J.. (2019). Connecting children to nature through residential outdoor environmental education. Environmental Education Research, 25(3), 365 - 374. presented at the 2019/03/04/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2018.1458215
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Development and validation of the environmental literacy instrument for adolescents

The Environmental Literacy Instrument for Adolescents (ELI-A) survey to evaluate EE programs

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Szczytko, R., Stevenson, K., M. Peterson, N., Nietfeld, J., & Strnad, R. L.. (2019). Development and validation of the environmental literacy instrument for adolescents. Environmental Education Research, 25(2), 193 - 210. presented at the 2019/02/01/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2018.1487035
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Effects of childhood setting and interaction with nature on academic performance in introductory college-level course in the environmental sciences

Growing up in rural settings and having prior interactions with nature is associated with better academic performance in college environmental science courses

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Spero, M. A., Balster, N. J., & Bajcz, A. W.. (2019). Effects of childhood setting and interaction with nature on academic performance in introductory college-level course in the environmental sciences. Environmental Education Research, 25(3), 422-442. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2018.1496405
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Estimating scale, diversity, and professional training of environmental educators in the U.S.

Estimating the scope and composition of environmental education in the U.S.

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Gupta, R., Fraser, J., Shane-Simpson, C., Danoff-Burg, S., & Ardalan, N.. (2019). Estimating scale, diversity, and professional training of environmental educators in the U.S. Environmental Education Research, 25(1), 75 - 91. presented at the 2019/01/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2018.1435778
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Evaluating climate change behaviors and concern in the family context

Family conversations about climate change tied to increased climate change mitigation behaviors for adolescents

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Lawson, D. F., Stevenson, K. T., M. Peterson, N., Carrier, S. J., Seekamp, E., & Strnad, R.. (2019). Evaluating climate change behaviors and concern in the family context. Environmental Education Research, 25(5), 678 - 690. presented at the 2019/05/04/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2018.1564248
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Factors influencing pro-environmental collaborative collective behaviors toward sustainability transition – a case of renewable energy

Educators should consider student’s unique interests and experiences to promote collective pro-environmental behaviors

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Mori, T., & Tasaki, T.. (2019). Factors influencing pro-environmental collaborative collective behaviors toward sustainability transition – a case of renewable energy. Environmental Education Research, 25(4), 566 - 584. presented at the 2019/04/03/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2018.1545155
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From an essential being to an actor’s becoming: political ecology transformational learning experiences in adult education

Transformational Learning in Chile Opens New Possibilities of Action

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Aedo, M. Paz, Peredo, S., & Schaeffer, C.. (2019). From an essential being to an actor’s becoming: political ecology transformational learning experiences in adult education. Environmental Education Research, 25(1), 33 - 45. presented at the 2019/01/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2017.1408057
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From reticence to resistance: understanding educators’ engagement with indigenous environmental issues in Canada

Strategies for integrating Indigenous environmental issues into curricula

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Lowan-Trudeau, G. (2019). From reticence to resistance: understanding educators’ engagement with indigenous environmental issues in Canada. Environmental Education Research, 25(1), 62 - 74. presented at the 2019/01/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2017.1422114
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Geographical process or global injustice? Contrasting educational perspectives on climate change

Climate change should be contextualized as a justice issue by classroom educators

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Waldron, F., Ruane, B., Oberman, R., & Morris, S.. (2019). Geographical process or global injustice? Contrasting educational perspectives on climate change. Environmental Education Research, 25(6), 895 - 911. presented at the 2019/06/03/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2016.1255876
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Identifying effective climate change education strategies: a systematic review of the research

Effective climate change education strategies promote safe spaces, are grounded in science, and address misconceptions

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Monroe, M. C., Plate, R. R., Oxarart, A., Bowers, A., & Chaves, W. A.. (2019). Identifying effective climate change education strategies: a systematic review of the research. Environmental Education Research, 25(6), 791 - 812. presented at the 2019/06/03/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2017.1360842
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Laying down a path in walking: student teachers’ emerging ecological identities

Outdoor learning may bolster ecological identity and nature connectedness in pre-service teachers

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Gray, D. Stuart, & Colucci-Gray, L.. (2019). Laying down a path in walking: student teachers’ emerging ecological identities. Environmental Education Research, 25(3), 341 - 364. presented at the 2019/03/04/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2018.1499014
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Probing into the sources of ignorance: science teachers’ practices of constructing arguments or rebuttals to denialism of climate change

Climate change training for teachers should use a multidisciplinary, data-driven approach

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Sezen-Barrie, A., Shea, N., & Borman, J. Hope. (2019). Probing into the sources of ignorance: science teachers’ practices of constructing arguments or rebuttals to denialism of climate change. Environmental Education Research, 25(6), 846 - 866. presented at the 2019/06/03/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2017.1330949
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Public sea turtle watches serve as effective environmental education

Short-term conservation education and wildlife viewing program can increase conservation mentality

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J. Smith, R., Witherington, B., Heimlich, J. E., Lindborg, R. J., Neidhardt, E., & Savage, A.. (2019). Public sea turtle watches serve as effective environmental education. Environmental Education Research, 25(2), 292 - 308. presented at the 2019/02/01/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2018.1509300
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The political dimension in ESE: the construction of a political moment model for analyzing bodily anchored political emotions in teaching and learning of the political dimension

Investigating the political dimension of environmental sustainable education

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Håkansson, M., & Östman, L.. (2019). The political dimension in ESE: the construction of a political moment model for analyzing bodily anchored political emotions in teaching and learning of the political dimension. Environmental Education Research, 25(4), 585 - 600. presented at the 2019/04/03/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2017.1422113
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Understanding teacher instructional change: the case of integrating NGSS and stewardship in professional development

Changing teacher practice through a long-term professional development opportunity

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Hayes, K. N., Wheaton, M., & Tucker, D.. (2019). Understanding teacher instructional change: the case of integrating NGSS and stewardship in professional development. Environmental Education Research, 25(1), 115 - 134. presented at the 2019/01/02/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2017.1396289
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Youth science expertise, environmental identity, and agency in climate action filmmaking

Examining increases in youth science and identity outcomes from climate action filmmaking

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Walsh, E. M., & Cordero, E.. (2019). Youth science expertise, environmental identity, and agency in climate action filmmaking. Environmental Education Research, 25(5), 656 - 677. presented at the 2019/05/04/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2019.1569206
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‘We did see the lapwing’ – practising environmental citizenship in upper-secondary science education

Place-based environmental problems are an environmental citizenship learning opportunity

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Iversen, E., & Jónsdóttir, G.. (2019). ‘We did see the lapwing’ – practising environmental citizenship in upper-secondary science education. Environmental Education Research, 25(3), 411 - 421. presented at the 2019/03/04/. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2018.1455075
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Greenness around schools associated with lower risk of hypertension among children: Findings from the Seven Northeastern Cities Study in China

Greater greenness near schools is associated with lower blood pressure, especially in overweight or obese children in China

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Xiao, X., Yang, B. - Y., Hu, L. - W., Markevych, I., Bloom, M. S., Dharmage, S. C., et al.. (2019). Greenness around schools associated with lower risk of hypertension among children: Findings from the Seven Northeastern Cities Study in China. Environmental Pollution. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2019.113422
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Residential and school greenspace and academic performance: Evidence from the GINIplus and LISA longitudinal studies of German adolescents

Researchers call for more investigations into possible links between greenspace and academic performance

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Markevych, I., Feng, X., Astell-Burt, T., Standl, M., Sugiri, D., Schikowski, T., et al.. (2019). Residential and school greenspace and academic performance: Evidence from the GINIplus and LISA longitudinal studies of German adolescents. Environmental Pollution, 245, 71-76. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2018.10.053
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The associations of air pollution, traffic noise and green space with overweight throughout childhood: The PIAMA birth cohort study

Traffic-related air pollution, but not traffic noise or greenspace, is linked to childhood overweight

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Bloemsma, L. D., Wijga, A. H., Klompmaker, J. O., Janssen, N. A. H., Smit, H. A., Koppelman, G. H., et al.. (2019). The associations of air pollution, traffic noise and green space with overweight throughout childhood: The PIAMA birth cohort study. Environmental Research, 169, 348-356. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2018.11.026
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Improving the quality of preschool outdoor environments: Getting children involved

The active participation of children, parents and teachers can make an important contribution to improving the quality of preschool outdoor environments

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Muela, A., Larrea, I., Miranda, N., & Barandiaran, A.. (2019). Improving the quality of preschool outdoor environments: Getting children involved. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 27(3), 385-396. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1350293X.2019.1600808
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Interaction between lifestyle and genetic susceptibility in myopia: The Generation R study

Environmental factors, including more time outdoors, can influence the genetic effect in children at risk for developing myopia

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Enthoven, C. A., Tideman, J. W. L., Polling, J. R., Tedja, M. S., Raat, H., Iglesias, A. I., et al.. (2019). Interaction between lifestyle and genetic susceptibility in myopia: The Generation R study. European Journal of Epidemiology, 34, 777-784. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10654-019-00512-7
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