How to guide the generation of today to ensure a sustainable environment? — ecogreenlove

The younger generation needs to be taught about the benefits of environmental conservation and the hazardous effects of environmental damage. If they understand the importance of these facts, then they will themselves work towards ensuring the former and reducing the latter. via How to guide the generation of today to ensure a sustainable environment? — ecogreenlove Continue reading How to guide the generation of today to ensure a sustainable environment? — ecogreenlove

Sun, Sand, Beach & the Bees: Bee Workshop for kids at Dock Beach

Combine a fun trip to the beach with your kids and get them learning more about bees. London honey producers, Bermondsey Street Bees will be hitting the beach at Royal Docks this Saturday for a special children’s workshop. The interactive workshop features four activities including dressing up in bee-suits and gloves; tasting local Custom House Honey; a touch-pool including bee-wax comb, pollen, propolis and other bee items; … Continue reading Sun, Sand, Beach & the Bees: Bee Workshop for kids at Dock Beach

Kid Brooklyn: Graphic novel series, authored by a real kid from Brooklyn, teaching kids about saving the planet

Kid Brooklyn is a graphic novel series based on a real kid from Brooklyn and his friends, who are given the power to save the planet. The 11-year-old author of Kid Brooklyn, Jaden Anthony, is a real kid from Brooklyn himself. In his graphic novel series, Jaden Anthony aims to introduce kids, from the ages of 7 to 12, to the environmental and social issues that … Continue reading Kid Brooklyn: Graphic novel series, authored by a real kid from Brooklyn, teaching kids about saving the planet

Six-year-old boy campaigns to save our oceans while cleaning up beaches across Northern Ireland

The fight to save the world’s oceans starts early for some like six-year-old Charlie Hamilton-Cooper, dubbed a “litter hero” for his spare time spent cleaning rubbish off beaches across Northern Ireland. The young boy from Crossgar has taken part in cleaning up 40 beaches across Northern Ireland with the help of his parents Jonathan and Catherine Hamilton-Cooper. Charlie Hamilton-Cooper’s quest to save the oceans started when … Continue reading Six-year-old boy campaigns to save our oceans while cleaning up beaches across Northern Ireland

Green Schools Project helping schools to set up and run fun and engaging environmental projects

Green Schools Project is helping schools to set up a student-led environmental programme, supporting them to inspire their community to go green. The project, founded by former teacher Henry Greenwood, supports young people to lead projects such as energy saving and encouraging walking to school. At the same time, Green Schools Project also help pupils to build their leadership, communication and teamwork skills as well as their … Continue reading Green Schools Project helping schools to set up and run fun and engaging environmental projects

Spot Fake News: Schools worldwide teaching kids how to be discerning

Many schools around the world are now teaching kids how to be discerning so they are able to spot fake news. Over 3,300 educators from all 50 states in the US and 69 countries outside the US have adopted a curriculum to teach kids how to distinguish facts from fiction. The curriculum was developed by a US nonprofit called the News Literacy Project. It has … Continue reading Spot Fake News: Schools worldwide teaching kids how to be discerning

CafCu: New York City’s youth spreading environmental messages through media and the arts

Young people across New York City are creatively achieving zero-waste schools, plastic free waters, and climate-smart communities by merging citizen science and civic action with media and the arts. Environmental education organisation, Cafeteria Culture (CafCu) has been working with the NYC Department of Education and other groups to teach underserved kids in New York City how their actions are impacting the environment. Students learn the skills of collaboration, problem … Continue reading CafCu: New York City’s youth spreading environmental messages through media and the arts

FaceTime A Farmer: Introducing the world of farming live to the classroom

FaceTime A Farmer is bringing the world of farming, food and the environment directly into the classroom. The new initiative by Linking Environment and Farming (LEAF) aims to bring the world of farming directly into the classroom, enabling children to learn about agriculture, where their food comes from, and the British countryside. Farmer Tom Martin, of Village Farm in Cambridgeshire, came up with the idea of how to educate … Continue reading FaceTime A Farmer: Introducing the world of farming live to the classroom

Football Beyond Borders: Building resilient young women through the power of football 

The World Cup may well be underway, but an initiative by Football Beyond Borders is having far greater impact on female students. Female, Fitness, Education and Motivation (FFEM), which launched in schools in east and south London in 2015, is engaging young women in education who potentially face exclusion, using the power of football to challenge, inspire and build resilient young women. Football Beyond Borders say: “We … Continue reading Football Beyond Borders: Building resilient young women through the power of football 

Authors4Oceans: Children’s books authors making waves in helping to halt plastic pollution

Authors4Oceans is a group of water element-inspired authors and illustrators of children’s books passionate about the natural world and preserving it for future generations. The Authors4Oceans campaign was created by the award-winning novelist Lauren St John, whose children’s books include the eco-adventure Dolphin Song and the recently published seaside mystery Kat Wolfe Investigates. The concept behind Authors4Oceans came about when Lauren St John ordered a drink in a … Continue reading Authors4Oceans: Children’s books authors making waves in helping to halt plastic pollution