Biodiversity and Habitat / Bioregionalism

Workshop for Educators: "Biodiversity Learning in Action"

LSF in partnership with the Biodiversity Education and Awareness Network (BEAN) is offering a Biodiversity Learning in Action workshop for educators at Bellfountain Public School on May 4th. More information can be found at http://biodiversityeducation.ca/2012/02/19/biodiversity-learning-in-acti...

 

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Student Researchers Poster

Who are the student researchers? What is RCE Saskatchewan? What are we doing? What are our challenges? How have we addressed these?

World Resources Institute – Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Ecosystems and Human Well-Being

The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment was carried out between 2001 and 2005 to assess the consequences of ecosystem change for human well-being and to establish the scientific basis for actions needed to enhance the conservation and sustainable use of ecosystems and their contributions to human well-being.

Living Planet Report 2006 – WWF

This report describes the changing state of  global biodiversity and the pressure on the  biosphere arising from human consumption  of natural resources.

An Assessment of Education for Sustainable Development in New Brunswick

The New Brunswick Education for Sustainable Development Working Group was formed in September 2006 with the vision of creating a culture of education for sustainable development in the province to support the overall goal of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, 2005-2014.  One of the priorities of the Working Group is to assess education for sustaina

Education for Strategic Environmental Behaviour

This article reviews four bodies of research that shed light on how to promote active care for the environment in children and youth: research on sources of proenvironmental behavior, socialization for democratic skills and values, the development of a personal sense of competence, and the development of collective competence.

To read full article please visit...

http://www.nben.ca/aboutus/caucus/sust_ed/documents/Chawla_2007_education%20for%20env%20behaviour.pdf

UNECE Strategy for ESD

http://www.mesdwg.ca/pdfs/appendixa_unece_strategy.pdf

The aim of this Strategy is to encourage UNECE member States to develop and
incorporate ESD into their formal education systems, in all relevant subjects, and in nonformal
and informal education. This will equip people with knowledge of and skills in
sustainable development, making them more competent and confident and increasing their
opportunities for acting for a healthy and productive life in harmony with nature3 and with
concern for social values, gender equity and cultural diversity.

 

The Role of Education in the Pursuit of a Sustainable Future

-Global Change (environment)

-Globalization (economic)

-Human Development (social/culture)

-Sustainable Development

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