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We are Waikino

As featured in the New Zealand Eduction Gazette in November 2015, Waikino School has been on a journey, along with the community to learn about and celebrate their region: its past, its connection to the water, its birds, its land, its environment and its people. 21 more words

For Teachers

Everything is Connected - Whanaungatanga

Our focus for 2016 is Everything is Connected – Whanaungatanga. 

Acting sustainably is no longer a choice: Humans have changed ecosystems more rapidly and extensively over the last 50 years than any other period in history. 172 more words

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Why UK Playgrounds Don’t Provide Enough Play Opportunities

Helen Woolley

Play provides many opportunities for children. It can contribute to the development of gross and fine motor skills, give opportunities for psychical activity contributing to a healthy life style and support the development 840 more words

Landscape Designs

Learn how to create a butterfly garden

Butterflies create a sense of awe and wonder in all ages . . . but how much do we really know about these amazing pollinators and what they need to survive and thrive? 287 more words

For Teachers

Projects to clean the environment

These buildings and installations go beyond conventional sustainable design to actively clean their surroundings.

Phoenix Towers, by Chetwoods Architects

This is a proposal for a mixed use development in Wuhan, China and is aimed to be complete in 2018 and will leverage its location on one of the city’s largest lakes. 506 more words

Sustainable Communities

Brock Environmental Center

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Brock Environmental Center named in honor of Joan and Macon Brock, this ambitious project targets LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge certification, which will make it the most environmentally sustainable building in Virginia. 474 more words

Sustainable Communities

CT climate commitment is hopeful sign for Paris

CFE’s Sarah Ganong is a passionate climate activist. This week, she has been visiting the UN climate talks in Paris. Click here to read her first report from the field and learn more about COP 21. 524 more words

Climate Change & Adaptation