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Re-connecting people to the environment to bridge the mind-behavior gap

15 January 2017
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Mariel de Jesus In April 1993, Seventeen magazine  published an issue with the message “Save the Earth, girl!”  Seventeen was probably not the most comprehensive source of environmental information, but this was probably the single most influential magazine issue that I read that year. Environmental awareness was high in the early ‘90s.  The Rio...
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Environmental ethics in school: What can religious education contribute to sustainable development?

16 December 2011
Foto de: Banco Mundial

Simone Birkel “Environmental protection should become a subject in school,” Greenpeace requires in one of its recent news publications in Germany.  As much as I support this demand, and the discussion about integrating environmental ethics in religious education, the question of whether education alone can achieve the necessary social change towards a sustainable lifestyle...
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Educating about the environment in schools: why and how?

16 December 2011
Educación medioambiental, Guatemala. Foto de: atitala.org

Laure Malchair Today, more and more schools participate in environmental education projects, from kindergarten to high school.  This concern is new, and it is the result of the ecological emergency that we face today.  Since environmental and crisis experiences are intrinsically linked, it is logically consistent for schools, acting in the social sector, to...
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