The National Wildlife Federation and Bard College’s Graduate Programs in Sustainability are launching a new campaign - #Teach10Hours4Climate - to increase the amount of time – five-fold – that K–12 students spend learning about the climate crisis and gain the knowledge and skills they need to adapt to a rapidly changing world. Go to www.teach10hours4climate.org to take the pledge and access the Guide.
In this podcast episode of America Adapts, host Doug Parsons and guests Leo Goldsmith of ICF and Dr. Michael Mendez lay out policy recommendations on how adaptation planners can properly consider the LGBTQ+ community in their planning for disaster relief.
The Invasive Species Council of British Columbia has developed a new Invasive-Wise Education program to provide BC curriculum-linked lesson plans that can be used in the classroom, at home, and outdoors in the schoolyard or local parks.
Fire in the Forest is an exciting and dynamic role-play simulation set in the Amazon rainforest. The simulation is designed to stimulate a fresh and wider understanding of the global significance of the Amazon and the urgent need to address its problems.
Our World is an online climate education platform that provides free, solutions-first climate change lessons to middle school students, with the goal of connecting them to their personal impact and empowering them to develop and implement climate solution projects in their own communities.
Tree-Plenish is a student-run 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to replenish the resources used in academia. Tree-Plenish facilitates the process of planting trees in communities based on approximations of school paper usage. After our directors successfully hosted the first Tree-Plenish event at their local high school, they decided to expand nationally in 2020. This academic year (2020-2021), Tree-Plenish has partnered with 90 schools from 20 different states across the U.S. and is projected to plant a total of approximately 20,000 trees.