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Today in History: World Environment Day 

With the recent U.S. federal government decision to pull out of the global climate change agreement, we look to historical concerns and current initiatives in our schools, communities, and cities, here and abroad. What constitutes a good quality of life, and why do certain factors in the environment affect the quality of life? How will environmental issues …

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The Nature Conservancy Steps Up to Promote Greener Thinking in City Schools with “Leaf: A New Anthology for Urban Environmental Education” 

High school students in cities across the U.S. have not always enjoyed great deal of exposure to learning activities about the natural world that surrounds them, largely because teachers themselves have had limited access to resources focused on urban environmental education. Fortunately, the current growing demand for green jobs in fields like environmental engineering and …

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The Earth is Our Home: Children Caring for the Environment 

Title: The Earth is Our Home: Children Caring for the Environment Editors: Hoot, James L. and Judit Szente Publisher: Association for Childhood Education International. Maryland. Call No.: GE70 .E15 2010 From the Publisher: If we are to create a brighter future, the world’s children must understand their role in safeguarding and improving the environment.  Teachers …

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Public History and the Environment 

Title: Public History and the Environment Editors: Melosi, Martin V. and Philip V. Scarpino Publisher: Krieger Publishing Co. Florida. Call No.: GE50 .P83 2004 From the Publisher: Public History and the Environment includes original essays written by public and academic historians with working experience on topics which (1) describe and analyze linkages between public history …

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