David Balakirsky, a freshman computer science student at the University of Maryland, recently won the Presidential Environmental Youth Award for his involvement with the Bioma Project, a nonprofit student organization dedicated to educating young people about the environment. The PEYA award is organized by the Environmental Protection Agency and isRead More →

Children learn to enjoy the outdoors in Nature’s Classroom Report by photojournalist Mike Hughes TAMPA, Florida – Since 1969, more than 328,006 elementary students from Hillsborough County schools have experienced Nature’s Classroom, an outdoor environmental education program located on 365 acres of land along the Hillsborough River. During a three-dayRead More →

WITH THE AUTHORIZATION of Rock Hollow One of the places where kids can play is the Rock Hollow Woods Environmental Education Center in Robeson Township. (Courtesy of Rock Hollow Woods) Michelle Zeitz is the new Executive Director of the Rock Hollow Woods Environmental Learning Center. Michelle Zeitz has been appointedRead More →

Sierra Club’s national magazine, “Sierra Magazine,” recently announced the University of Massachusetts Amherst as one of the top 20 environmentally friendly higher education institutions in North America. Picture UMass, ranked 18 out of 328, is among those who “have demonstrated a deep and comprehensive commitment to tackle climate change, protectRead More →

The winners of the Student Research Fellowships pictured clockwise from top left: Eliza Newman, Isiah Winters, Guillermina Zabala Suarez, Teah Brands, James Tee, Samantha Bakke, Bettine Josties September 9, 2021 Student Research Fellowship Winners Address Critical Social, Political and Environmental Issues Preparing students to critically investigate our rapidly changing societyRead More →

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues have captured the attention of investors over the past decade and the pandemic has only accelerated the trend. ESG is now at the forefront of positive change. Investors are focusing more on better management of significant exposures to environmental, social and ESG risks andRead More →

Eleven-year-old Jack Dalton from Manchester has another name: the “Kid Conservationist”. His YouTube channel is full of fun videos about endangered species and the natural world. His efforts in environmental education have won him the President’s Environmental Youth Award. Get NHPR reports on politics, the pandemic, and other hot topicsRead More →

The new EH MATTERS Fellowship gives students from underrepresented groups the opportunity to conduct research on environmental health and safety issues. [3¾ min read] Tim Saunders (left) and Leon Zhu gain experience in environmental health research through their Fellowships in Environmental Health Methodology, Training and Education (EH MATTERS). (Photos: CourtesyRead More →

SINGAPORE – The average Singaporean is very aware of environmental issues, sometimes adopting many green practices, and championing some of these issues and practices to friends and family. These are the conclusions of a climate index launched Tuesday, August 17 by OCBC Bank in partnership with Eco-Business, a media andRead More →

The positions of the parties on the environment and climate change were in the spotlight Wednesday evening during an electoral debate in Halifax. Candidates representing Greens, Liberals, Progressive Conservatives and New Democrats touted their party’s platforms at an Ecology Action Center event and answered questions on some of the mostRead More →

INDIANAPOLIS – The combination of threats from COVID-19 and extreme heat in many socially vulnerable communities across the United States is a real concern for public health officials, highlighting the need to better understand how the aggravating factors can increase the risk of COVID-19. In a new study published inRead More →

Credit: public domain CC0 Machine learning can accurately predict cardiovascular disease and guide treatment, but models that incorporate the social determinants of health can better capture risks and outcomes for diverse groups, according to a new study by researchers from the School of Global Public Health and the Tandon SchoolRead More →

Researchers don’t study enough type 1 diabetes in minority populations, said Ezio Bonifacio, PhD, professor of diabetes and preclinical stem cell work at the Technical University of Dresden, Germany. Transcription: Do we know what genetic or environmental factors “tip the balance” in the development of type 1 diabetes (T1D)? AreRead More →

Computer vision technology is increasingly used in areas such as automatic surveillance systems, self-driving cars, facial recognition, healthcare, and social distancing tools. Users need accurate and reliable visual information to fully exploit the benefits of video analytics applications, but the quality of video data is often affected by environmental factorsRead More →

Environmental education requires more investment and innovation if future generations are to be able to fully respond to the climate emergency, experts said. The deepening environmental crisis will continue to worsen if there is not significant support and investment in environmental and science education, the researchers warned. Reforms would helpRead More →

Outdoor Environmental Education Grants Awarded for Watershed Studies July 1, 2021 Funding supports projects promoting science and stewardship for students The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced $160,000 in awards for students and youth in outdoor science and watershed education in the state. The following schools and nonprofits will receiveRead More →

From pv magazine Australia Australia’s green energy and hydrogen project and possibly the world’s largest, the 26 GW, $ 50 billion Asian Renewable Energy Hub (AREH) planned for the Pilbara region of Australia- Occidentale was granted Major Project status by the Commonwealth of Nations last year; last week it wasRead More →

June 17, 2021 A biologist from RUDN University studied the aggressive effect of environmental factors, such as ozone, salts and water, on Ultrafine nanofibers of biopolymers. The RUDN University biologist studied the aggressive impact of environmental factors (water, salts and ozone) on ultrafine nanofibers of biopolymers. The results will helpRead More →

Westminster College’s Center for the Environment launches its series of summer educational programs with “Forest Therapy: Science Fact or Fiction?” at 9 a.m. Saturday at the college’s outdoor field station located at 937 Fayette-New Wilmington Road in New Wilmington. Participants will walk through the field station while learning about theRead More →

The ability to precisely control processing rates and achieve energy savings has generalized the application of frequency converters (VFDs) and they are increasingly applied to loads in harsh environments. As with many electronic devices, environmental conditions can be a key factor in durability and reliability; temperature, humidity, shock and vibration,Read More →

Associate Professor Ken tachibana, reveals how prenatal exposure to ambient fine particles disrupts DNA methylation and subsequent gene expression in fetal development Human and animal epidemiological studies indicate that nutrition and environmental stimuli during prenatal and postnatal mammalian development influence developmental pathways and thus induce permanent changes in metabolism andRead More →

Conclusion without significant impact (FONSI) published published information The environmental analysis (EA) for the relocation of Stehekin Valley Road at Mile 5.5 has been completed and a finding of no significant impact (FONSI) has been issued. FONSI documents the determination of the National Park Service (NPS) that no significant impactRead More →

The Udall Foundation recognized three Yale undergraduates for their commitment to careers in tribal public policy, the environment or indigenous health care, as well as for their leadership potential and academic achievements. Sophomore Joe Boland was named 2021 Udall Fellow in the Tribal Public Policy category; junior Abey Philip receivedRead More →

1 / 3 Olivia Lott, STEM Environmental Specialist at Shadow Valley Elementary School in Ogden, talks to students about a sixth grade battery-powered vehicle at the school completed on Thursday, April 22, 2021. The school was designated the one of 27 Green Ribbon schools nationwide by the United States DepartmentRead More →

April 15, 2021 3 ASU humanities faculties share their thoughts on creating a more sustainable future From food insecurity to the collapse of biodiversity, the field of environmental humanities tackles broad issues from an interdisciplinary perspective, aiming to connect two traditionally separate fields. “The environmental humanities are invaluable because theyRead More →

The Huntsville Botanical Garden wants to help families show their love for the planet with special Environmental Education Week programming. From April 19-23, Environmental Education Week is the perfect way to celebrate both Earth Day and Arbor Day with the kids. Environmental Education Week Activities at the Huntsville Botanical GardenRead More →

A central Maine college that recently announced plans to permanently transition to blended learning is now expanding to southern Maine with the launch of an environmental education program at the Pineland Farms campus in New Gloucester . Unity College on Tuesday announced plans for the Environmental Professions Technical Institute, whichRead More →

UCLA environmental law and climate change experts have seen positive developments under President Joe Biden. Now, halfway through his first 100 days, they are weighing in on what his administration has already accomplished and watching closely what to come. Professors from the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLARead More →

A competitive research grant program has selected eight projects that will study water quality and other aspects of the Long Island Strait. The program, Long Island Sound Study, is funded by federal and state funds through a joint effort of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Connecticut Sea Grant,Read More →

As countries continue to grapple with the aftermath of a global pandemic, the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) will meet virtually from February 22-23. At its fifth session, UNEA – the world’s highest environmental decision-making body – will bring together ministers and policy makers representing 193 member states as wellRead More →

Environmental pressures may have led humans to become more tolerant and friendly of each other, as the need to share food and raw materials became mutually beneficial, a new study suggests. This behavior was not an inevitable natural progression, but subjected to ecological pressures, concludes the study of the UniversityRead More →

Did you know that regional parks provide environmental education to elementary school students in Sonoma County? While we can’t get together for face-to-face classes at this time, students can still have fun exploring nature in our new virtual tours, which we’ve expanded to include two favorites: “Only Rain Down theRead More →

The citizen science association Delta Environment is in the process of establishing a new endowment at the Rochester Institute of Technology to create an environmental education program at RIT’s Tait reserve. Through the Wayne Harris Delta Environmental Education Endowment Fund, RIT will continue Delta’s mission by incorporating environmental programs andRead More →

At the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Women’s Health Research Office 30th Anniversary Scientific Symposium, held on December 15, 2020, NIEHS Acting Deputy Director Gwen Collman, Ph.D., and Senior Public Health Advisor John Balbus, MD, presented innovative results in environmental health . Part of the Office of the Director ofRead More →

Todd Radenbaugh was known for his tenacity and boundless enthusiasm for education and the environment—someone who tackled global issues through community action. “Sustainability starts at the local level. And sustainability has to stay local. And sustainability has to use both science and local culture,” Radenbaugh said, speaking to KDLG lastRead More →

Fadekemi Ajakaiye The Oando Foundation (OF), an independent charity, has launched a project to promote environmental education and sustainable action for students in target schools and host communities in Lagos State with the support of Sumitomo Chemical, a Japanese chemical company. NCF said in a statement that Sumitomo Chemical, JapanRead More →

How the Eco Ambassador Program Transforms Environmental Education by Center for Sustainable Development |September 24, 2020 In September 2019, many eco-ambassadors took part in a “Fridays for Future” strike at the Bauer Center, Millburn, NJ. Photo: Radhika Iyengar Two and a half years ago, Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable DevelopmentRead More →

ULM Marketing and Communication Office | Monroe News-Star Joydeep Bhattacharjee, Ph.D., professor of biology at Louisiana Monroe University, received an environmental education grant from the EPA. The $133,720 grant will address local environmental issues through educational and stewardship activities using action-oriented research. It has been more than 15 years sinceRead More →

Since the onset of Covid-19, the shift to virtual learning has certainly upended education everywhere. And environmental education may have suffered further damage, given the importance of experiencing nature first-hand. That said, e-learning could also offer new avenues for raising awareness, potentially enabling even more people to access vital environmentalRead More →

Washington University in St. Louis now offers an environmental analysis major through the Environmental studies Arts & Sciences program. The interdisciplinary major is a response to the global demand for environmental and sustainability experts who can think critically, communicate clearly, and solve problems collaboratively with their communities. “When you lookRead More →

Environmental education has been one of Armenia Tree Project’s main programs for the past 15 years. So when schools closed and people started following social distancing norms to prevent the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, the organization quickly shifted gears. In Armenia and the Diaspora, the ATP had an ambitiousRead More →

When it comes to talking about the importance of environmental education, students often remain confused because they don’t actually know how an environmental science degree can benefit them. If you are currently studying biology, chemistry or another similar subject, you may develop an interest in environmental science in the monthsRead More →