Tag: environmental education

Building a Broader Conservation Movement

Written by | February 28th, 2014

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As Black History Month draws to a close, Mark Tercek and Hazel Wong reflect on how to build a broader and more diverse conservation movement.

Raising a Young Conservationist, Part 1: Loving Nature

Written by | April 2nd, 2012

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Pine cones for lunch? Conservancy scientist Jensen Montambault shares a sweet story from the front lines of parenting.

Nature Brains: Environmental Education Pays Off for MPAs

Written by | March 27th, 2012

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What’s the price of a good marine education? Turns out it’s just $24/year, according to a new study by Nature Conservancy scientists.

Forever Young

Written by | July 5th, 2011

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What does it really mean to save nature “for future generations”? The Nature Conservancy is finding out, says author Phil Hoose.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 26

Written by | May 26th, 2011

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Today’s news will help you go green at home, at school and at the store:

  1. The country’s first large-scale textile recycling program comes to New York, where fashion goes out of style in the blink of an eye. (Green)
  2. More on the third “R”: Can an entire house be recycled? (The Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Charles Saylan says the U.S. education system is failing to produce environmental citizens. (YaleE360)
  4. What do women really want in a green product? (Green Biz)
  5. Non-cash incentives inspire home owners to make green changes, according to new study. (BBC)

Nurturing the Next Generation of Green Leaders

Written by | May 11th, 2011

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Brian McPeek looks at a program that gives inner-city youths a chance to work in nature and the measurable impacts it’s had for 17 years.

Chat Transcript: Peter Kareiva on Environmental Education

Written by | October 19th, 2010

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Peter Kareiva, The Nature Conservancy’s chief scientist and co-author of the new textbook Conservation Science: Balancing the Needs of People and Nature, answered your questions on Monday, October 18 about topics including environmental education and how to get kids interested in nature.

Finding the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders

Written by | July 8th, 2010

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A new program to get urban youth into nature isn’t just a step forward for the Conservancy — it represents the key to conservation’s future, says Conservancy Chief Scientist Peter Kareiva.

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