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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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Marcum-Dietrich, N. ., Kerlin, S. ., Hendrix, A. ., Sorhagen, N. ., Staudt, C. ., & Krauss, Z. . (2021). Model my watershed: an investigation into the role of big data, technology, and models in promoting student interest in watershed action. The Journal of Environmental Education, 52(6), 384-397.
Buchanan, J. ., Pressick-Kilborn, K. ., & Fergusson, J. . (2021). Naturally enough? Children, climate anxiety and the importance of hope. The Social Educator, 39, 17-31.
Fyfe-Johnson, A. L., Hazlehurst, M. F., Perrins, S. P., Bratman, G. N., Thomas, R. ., Garrett, K. A., … Tandon, P. S. (2021). Nature and children’s health: A systematic review. Pediatrics, 148.
Bowers, E. P., Larson, L. R., & Parry, B. J. (2021). Nature as an ecological asset for positive youth development: Empirical evidence from rural communities. Frontiers in Psychology, 12.
Tsevreni, I. . (2021). Nature journaling as a holistic pedagogical experience with the more-than-human world. The Journal of Environmental Education, 52, 14-24.
Harper, N. J., Fernee, C. R., & Gabrielsen, L. E. (2021). Nature’s role in outdoor therapies: An umbrella review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18.
Giachino, C. ., Pattanaro, G. ., Bertoldi, B. ., Bollani, L. ., & Bonadonna, A. . (2021). Nature-based solutions and their potential to attract the young generations. Land Use Policy, 101.
Maharramli, B. J., & Houston, D. . (2021). Navigating inclusion and legitimacy in campus-community environmental partnerships to advance urban social-ecological resilience. Environmental Education Research, 27, 955-969.
McCrorie, P. ., Olsen, J. R., Caryl, F. M., Nicholls, N. ., & Mitchell, R. . (2021). Neighborhood natural space and the narrowing of socioeconomic inequality in children’s social, emotional, and behavioural wellbeing. Wellbeing, Space and Society, 2.
Schneller, A. J., Harrison, L. M., Adelman, J. ., & Post, S. . (2021). Outcomes of art-based environmental education in the Hudson River Watershed. Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 20, 19-33.
Ozturk, Y. ., & Ozer, Z. . (2021). Outdoor play activities and outdoor environment of early childhood education in Turkey: A qualitative meta-synthesis. Early Child Development and Care.
Arenas, A. . (2021). Pandemics, capitalism, and an ecosocialist pedagogy. The Journal of Environmental Education, 52(6), 371-383.
van Dijk-Wesselius, J. E., Having, D. ., de Koning, M. ., Maas, J. ., & van den Berg, A. E. (2021). Parental perspectives on green schoolyards: Advantages outweigh disadvantages, but willingness to help is limited. Children’s Geographies, 19, 145-157.
Fauville, G. ., Queiroz, A. C. M., Hambrick, L. ., Brown, B. A., & Bailenson, J. N. (2021). Participatory research on using virtual reality to teach ocean acidification: a study in the marine education community. Environmental Education Research, 27, 254-278.
Kreutz, A. ., Timperio, A. ., & Veitch, J. . (2021). Participatory school ground design: Play behaviour and student and teacher views of a school ground post-construction. Landscape Research, 46, 860-877.
Basu, S. ., & Nagendra, H. . (2021). Perceptions of park visitors on access to urban parks and benefits of green spaces. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 57.
Fischer, H. A., & Wentz, E. A. (2021). Place attachment and learning outcomes among tourists who volunteer for a U.S. National Park science volunteer program. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 20, 123-138.
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.
Shealy, T. ., Katz, A. ., & Godwin, A. . (2021). Predicting engineering students’ desire to address climate change in their careers: an exploratory study using responses from a U.S. National survey. Environmental Education Research, 27, 1054-1079.
Lindsay, G. ., Cole, L. B., Akturk, A. ., & Akin, H. . (2021). Pressing issues: Setting a sustainability agenda through media coverage of green science museums. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 20(4), 347-360.
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.
Raney, M. A., Bowers, A. L., & Rissberger, A. L. (2021). Recess behaviors of urban children 16 months after a green schoolyard renovation. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 18, 563-570.
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.
Román, D. X., Castro, M. ., Baeza, C. ., Knab, R. ., Huss-Lederman, S. ., & Chacon, M. . (2021). Resilience, collaboration, and agency: Galapagos teachers confronting the disruption of COVID-19. The Journal of Environmental Education, 52(5), 325-334.
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.
Gan, D. ., & Alkaher, I. . (2021). School staff perceptions on education for sustainability and sense of community as reflected in an elementary school culture in Israel. Environmental Education Research, 27(6), 821-847.
Agirreazkuenaga, L. ., & Martinez, P. M. (2021). Secondary students’ perception, positioning and insight on education for sustainability. International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 30(3), 218-237.
Wang, X. ., 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.
Ruck, A. ., & Mannion, G. . (2021). Stewardship and beyond? Young people’s lived experience of conservation activities in school grounds. Environmental Education Research, 27(10), 1502-1516.
Schauss, M. ., & Sprenger, S. . (2021). Students’ conceptions of uncertainties in the context of climate change. International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 30(4), 332-347.
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.
Adams, D. ., & Beauchamp, G. . (2021). The impact of music making outdoors on primary school aged pupils (aged 7–10 years) in the soundscape of nature from the perspective of their primary school teachers. Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education, 24, 37-53.
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.
Cerino, A. . (2021). The importance of recognising and promoting independence in young children: The role of the environment and the Danish forest school approach. Education 3-13, 51, 685-694.
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.