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ecoliteracy.org The Five Ecoliterate Practices With a goal of nurturing students to become ecoliterate, the Center for Ecoliteracy has identified five vital practices that integrate emotional, social, and ecological intelligence. They are described at greater length in our book, Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence (Jossey-Bass, 2012), from which the excerpt below is taken.
ecoliteracy.org Life and Leadership Sustainability is not an individual property, but is a property of an entire web of relationships. It is a community practice. This is the profound lesson we need to learn from nature.
July 5th, 2012 by Matt-Kennedy Good Last week we discussed the new JOBS Act, which allows startups in the US to use online crowds to raise funding. We noted the huge potential this has for not just the crowdfunding industry and startups, but the investment world as a whole. One platform that is planning to take advantage of these new laws (the UK is set to follow the US later this year) is Trillion Fund .
ecoliteracy.org You Can't Do Just One Thing: A Conversation with Richard Heinberg Michael Stone: When you think about the systems view of life, what comes to mind? Richard Heinberg: A lot of things. One is the phrase, "You can't do just one thing."
ecoliteracy.org The Ecological Worldview: Hearing the Cries of the World I've been thinking recently about the ecological worldview and the ways in which comprehending the interdependence of all life serves to inspire empathy, compassionate action, and hopeful engagement. This perception of interrelatedness has been at the heart of the work of the Center for Ecoliteracy since our founding in 1995 and is grounded both in ancient knowledge and modern scientific understanding.
ecoliteracy.org Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence Purchase Ecoliterate. “If there is one book on education that needs to be read by every teacher on the planet, Ecoliterate is that book.” Laurie Lane-Zucker, cofounder and former executive director, The Orion Society, founder and CEO of Hotfrog Hopeful, eloquent, and bold, Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence offers inspiring stories, practical guidance, and an exciting new model of education that builds — in vitally important ways — on the success of social and emotional learning by addressing today’s most important ecological issues.
Publicado em 26/12/2011 às 16:16 Sustentabilidade, palavra muito ouvida, mas nem sempre compreendida. Saiba um pouco mais sobre este conceito: O que a sustentabilidade propõe é a continuidade da vida humana no planeta Terra através do equilíbrio entre as dimensões ecológica, social e econômica, com o objetivo de reorientar o impacto humano no ambiente.
Hydraulic fracturing is a controversial gas extraction method used in North America. Also known as fracking, it poses serious environmental and health concerns. What is fracking? Fracking involves pumping a cocktail of toxic chemicals mixed with water and sand as deep as 2.5 km (1.5 miles) into the earth. The high pressure effectively creates mini earthquakes that break up rock and release gas.