Welcome to our collaborative research library!

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. 

This project is a partnership with Children & Nature Network and NAAEE. Funded by the Pisces Foundation with support from ee360 and the U.S. Forest Service. Learn more.

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Wu, J., & Otsuka, Y. (2021). Pro-climate behaviour and the influence of learning sources on it in Chinese adolescents. International Research In Geographical And Environmental Education, 30, 24 - 38.
Parry, B. J., Thompson, J. L., Holland, M. J. G., & Cumming, J. (2021). Promoting personal growth in young people experiencing homelessness through an outdoor-based program. Journal Of Youth Development, 16, 157-192.
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.
Gilligan, C., & Downes, P. (2021). Reconfiguring relational space: A qualitative study of the benefits of caring for hens for the socio- emotional development of 5 – 9-year-old children in an urban junior school context of high socioeconomic exclusion. Journal Of Adventure Education And Outdoor Learning.
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 - 13.
Giezen, M., & Pellerey, V. (2021). Renaturing the city: Factors contributing to upscaling green schoolyards in Amsterdam and The Hague. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 63.
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.
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, 40 - 52.
Baro, F., Camacho, D. A., Del Pulgar, C. P., Triguero-Mas, M., & Anguelovski, I. (2021). School greening: Right or privilege? Examining urban nature within and around primary schools through an equity lens. Landscape And Urban Planning, 208.
Wang, X. H., Berman, E., Chen, D. -Y., & Xu, J. (2021). Shaping pro-environmental attitudes among public service trainees: an experimental study. Environmental Education Research, 27, 295 - 311.
Rodríguez-Labajos, B., & Ray, I. (2021). Six avenues for engendering creative environmentalism. Global Environmental Change, 68, 102269.
Silvert, C. J., Warner, L. A., Loizzo, J., & Shellhouse, J. (2021). Social media split testing and message framing: Emerging capacities to encourage residential water conservation. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 20, 334 - 346.
Hurd, E., & Ormsby, A. A. (2021). Supporting K-12 teachers in the context of whole-school sustainability: four case studies. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 20, 303 - 318.
Parrondo, M., Rayon-Viña, F., Borrell, Y. J., & Miralles, L. (2021). Sustainable Sea: A board game for engaging students in sustainable fisheries management. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 20, 406 - 421.
Norwood, M. F., Lakhani, A., & Kendall, E. (2021). Teaching traditional indoor school lessons in nature: The effects on student learning and behaviour. Landscape And Urban Planning, 206, 1-10.
Lingard, B. (2021). The changing and complex entanglements of research and policy making in education: issues for environmental and sustainability education. Environmental Education Research, 27, 498 - 512.
Michel, J. O., & Zwickle, A. (2021). The effect of information source on higher education students' sustainability knowledge. Environmental Education Research, 27, 1080 - 1098.
Pirchio, S., Passiatore, Y., Panno, A., Cipparone, M., & Carrus, G. (2021). The effects of contact with nature during outdoor environmental education on students' wellbeing, connectedness to nature and pro-sociality. Frontiers In Psychology, 12.
Sprague, N. L., & Ekenga, C. C. (2021). The impact of nature-based education on health-related quality of life among low-income youth: Results from an intervention study. Journal Of Public Health, 1-8.
Bikomeye, J. C., Balza, J., & Beyer, K. M. (2021). The impact of schoolyard greening on children's physical activity and socioemotional health: A systematic review of experimental studies. International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health, 18, 1-20.
Zhang, R., Zhang, C., Cheng, W., Lai, P. C., & Schüz, B. (2021). The neighborhood socioeconomic inequalities in urban parks in a high-density city: An environmental justice perspective. Landscape And Urban Planning, 211.
Miller, N. C., Kumar, S., Pearce, K. L., & Baldock, K. L. (2021). The outcomes of nature-based learning for primary school aged children: A systematic review of quantitative research. Environmental Education Research, 27, 1115-1140.
Lengieza, M. L., & Swim, J. K. (2021). The paths to connectedness: A review of the antecedents of connectedness to nature. Frontiers In Psychology.
Aminpour, F. (2021). The physical characteristics of children's preferred natural settings in primary school grounds. Urban Forestry &Amp; Urban Greening.
Pollin, S., & Retzlaff-Fürst, C. (2021). The school garden: A social and emotional place. Frontiers In Psychology, 12.
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.
Rickinson, M., & McKenzie, M. (2021). Understanding the research-policy relationship in ESE: insights from the critical policy and evidence use literatures. Environmental Education Research, 27, 480 - 497.
Khadka, A., Li, C. J., Stanis, S. W., & Morgan, M. (2021). Unpacking the power of place-based education in climate change communication. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 20, 77 - 91.
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 &Amp; Urban Greening, 60.
Sommerfeld, A. J., McFarland, A., Waliczek, T. M., & Zajicek, J. (2021). Use of gardening programs as an intervention to increase children's visual-motor integration. Horttechnology, 31.
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, 190 - 204.
Cook, R. (2021). Utilising the community cultural wealth framework to explore Sierra Leonean parents' experiences of outdoor adventure education in the United Kingdom. Journal Of Adventure Education And Outdoor Learning.
Talal, M. L., & Santelmann, M. V. (2021). Visitor access, use, and desired improvements in urban parks. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening.
Cook, K. J., Hvenegaard, G. T., & Halpenny, E. A. (2021). Visitor perceptions of the outcomes of personal interpretation in Alberta's Provincial Parks. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 20, 49 - 65.
Coulson, E., Park, L., Lawhon, B., Taff, D., Vagias, W., & Newman, P. (2021). Visitors' attitudes and behavioral intentions toward Leave No Trace on a national forest. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 20, 1 - 18.
Trott, C. D. (2021). What difference does it make? Exploring the transformative potential of everyday climate crisis activism by children and youth. Children's Geographies.
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, 256 - 271.
Elliott, H. (2021). Whether the weather be cold, or whether the weather be hot .. children's play preferences outdoors across a year in one private pre-school setting. International Journal Of Play, 10, 25-42.
Waite, S., Husain, F., Scandone, B., Forsyth, E., & Piggott, H. (2021). ‘It's not for people like (them)': structural and cultural barriers to children and young people engaging with nature outside schooling. Journal Of Adventure Education And Outdoor Learning.
Raatikainen, K. J., Juhola, K., Huhmarniemi, M., & Peña-Lagos, H. (2020). "Face the cow": Reconnecting to nature and increasing capacities for pro-environmental agency. Ecosystems And People, 16, 273-289.
Chaudhury, P., & Banerjee, D. (2020). "Recovering with nature": A review of ecotherapy and implications for the COVID-19 pandemic. Frontiers In Public Health, 8.
Kucher, N., Larson, J. M., Fischer, G., Mertaugh, M., Peterson, L., & Gershan, L. A. (2020). 3-Dimensional nature-based therapeutics in pediatric patients with total pancreatectomy and isletauto-transplant. Complementary Therapies In Medicine, 48.
Aksland, C., & Rundgren, S. N. C. (2020). 5th-10th-grade in-service teachers' pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) for sustainable development in outdoor environment. Journal Of Adventure Eduction And Outdoor Learning, 20, 274-283.
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, 132 - 149.
Stevenson, K. T., Moore, R., Cosco, N., Floyd, M. F., Sullivan, W., Brink, L., et al. (2020). A national research agenda supporting green schoolyard development and equitable access to nature. Elementa: Science Of The Anthropocene, 8.
Derr, V., & Simons, J. (2020). A review of photovoice applications in environment, sustainability, and conservation contexts: is the method maintaining its emancipatory intents?. Environmental Education Research, 26, 359 - 380.
Gaminiesfahani, H., Lozanovska, M., & Tucker, R. (2020). A scoping review of the impact on children of the built environment design characteristics of healing spaces. Health Environments Research & Design Journal.
Adams, D., & Beauchamp, G. (2020). A study of the experiences of children aged 7-11 taking part in mindful approaches in local nature reserves. Journal Of Adventure Education And Outdoor Learning.
Uchiyama, Y., & Kohsaka, R. (2020). Access and use of green areas during the COVID-19 pandemic: Green infrastructure management in the "new normal". Sustainability, 12.
Shoari, N., Ezzati, M., Baumgartner, J., & Fecht, D. (2020). Accessibility and allocation of public parks and gardens in England and Wales: A COVID-19 social distancing perspective. Plos One, 15.