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Sustainable Development key at APEC Symposium on Human Capital Policies for Green Growth & Employment

The U.S. Department of Education this week hosted the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Human Capital Policies for Green Growth and Employment Project Symposium. I had the pleasure to participate as an observer …

Hey California, Clean up your campuses on April 21st

Sometimes before you get clean you gotta get dirty! National Wildlife Federation is happy to support the Let’s Get Dirty Initiative of the Ian Somerhalder Foundation. This April 21st, the …

Watch Now: Webinar on Green Jobs and Safety

In partnership with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), an Institute within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Greenforce Initiative hosted a webinar on February …

Greenforce Initiative Grant Effort – Shipping Containers as Housing

(cross-posted Abonmarche Blog) Posted on February 28, 2012 by Jeff Saylor Shipping containers as Housing Earlier this month, I gave a lecture at the Krasl Art Center (Krasl) in St. …

Nine Community College Faculty Gather in Virginia to Integrate NASA Tools into their Curriculum

Last Thursday & Friday, February 23 & 24, National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) hosted a professional development institute in Reston, Virginia, at NWF HQs for the …

Bedfellows: An Unexpected Alliance That Keeps U.S. Children In The Dark on Climate Change

There are few things the extreme right wing, the Congress and the White House would agree on these days but one of them seems to be scaling back or eliminating …

From the Heartland: An Inside Look at the Extreme Right’s War on K-12 Climate and Environmental Education

America’s extreme right has been attacking climate change and environmental education in schools for decades using a variety of tactics aimed at keeping it from becoming core  knowledge our children …

Campus Youth – Enter the NWF Journey in your Backyard Sweepstakes to win a trip to the adventurous island of Oahu

National Wildlife Federation has teamed up with the film Journey 2: The Mysterious Island to inspire students and their families to get outdoors, to explore nature and to learn about …

Teachers link what they already teach to Eco-Schools USA pathways (Jennifer Hammonds)

Green Schools Trend on Display in Texas

The green schools movement is now a bona fide national trend. Case in point: the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions (HELP) voted to include environmental education provisions …

kids playing in leaves.

Observations from a Camp Counselor: Kids Need Natural Play

Maddie Caldwell is an education intern at the National Wildlife Federation’s Great Lakes Regional Center and a senior at the University of Michigan majoring in Environmental Science with a specialization …

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