How did one of the largest cities in Japan with a population of 3.75 million reduce garbage waste production by 43%? This GEEP case study sets out to investigate exactly how the Eco-Picture Diary Environmental Education Project reduced waste through effective environmental education.
For 30 years, governments acknowledged climate change education as necessary to adapt to and mitigate climate change's global effects. Despite that assertion, few governments have taken meaningful action to increase climate change education in schools. 2021 could be a transformational year for climate change education, as countries like Italy have made it compulsory in the classroom, the G-20 Education Minister's Meeting takes place in June, and the UN climate conference (COP26) takes place this November.
How effective is planting trees at accomplishing climate change goals, wildlife habitat restoration, alleviation of poverty, community health enhancement, and how strong is the evidence for this effectiveness? Explore the detailed findings in an interactive infographic.
Ruth Plenty Sweetgrass-She Kills, PhD and Jennifer Harrington, MS, two Native American women in STEM fields, share their experiences and a few components in the complex and multi-layered process of creating more inclusive spaces in STEM for Native Americans.
To continue innovating and increasing representation and transparency, in fall 2020, an NAAEE Affiliate Network 2.0 working group was established and resourced with a facilitation team to conduct a collaborative three-month design sprint imagining 2021 and beyond. Out of this design sprint came new network goals for the NAAEE Affiliate Network, this report details the process for writing the goals, summarizes network feedback, and presents both the new goals and next steps for the Affiliate Network.