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  • Children and Nature

    The Children and Nature Green Schoolyards Resources Hub offers tools for municipal leaders, administrators, school staff, parents and community members to advocate for, implement, fully use and steward citywide or school districtwide green schoolyard programs. Resources encompass making the case, securing funding, design, policymaking, learning, management, partnerships, and evaluation, among other areas.

  • Teaching in Nature's Classroom

    In Teaching in Nature’s Classroom: Core Principles of Garden-Based Education, Nathan Larson shares a philosophy of teaching in the garden. Rooted in years of experience and supported by research, Larson presents fifteen guiding principles of garden-based education. These principles and best practices are illustrated through engaging stories from the field. The book features vivid paintings by mural artist Becky Redelings and connections to the research literature provided by Alex Wells and Sam...

  • United Nations Environment Programme

    Young Champions of the Earth is an initiative to identify young, talented people between the ages of 18 and 30 and to support their inspirations to create positive environmental impact. This platform will serve as a global stage to showcase technological inventions and innovative business models that will inspire others and improve the health of our planet and people around the world. Six young people – one from each global region – will be named Young Champions of the Earth. The winners...