ESG, or environmental, social, and governance scoring relies on independent ratings that help you assess a company’s behavior and policies when it comes to environmental performance, social impact and governance issues. This blog covers the basics of ESG, including applications related to climate-change and pollution.
All three Environmental Journalism (Photography, Writing, Videography) courses are opening on Friday, May 20th and will be available until Monday, June 20th. Based on the Young Reporters for the Environment four-step methodology, these courses are a great way to learn about how you can use journalism to raise awareness of environmental issues in your community!
If you would like to enrol in an Environmental Journalism course, please use the enrollment key: Summer2022!
Date and Time:
Friday, May 20, 2022, 8:35am to Monday, June 20, 2022, 8:35am
Reporting to the Senior Director of Roots & Shoots, the Director, Roots & Shoots Partnerships cultivates and manages key relationships with informal education organizations, including zoos, aquariums, gardens, museums, universities, after school networks, and more. With a focus on key markets across the U.S., the Director has primary responsibility for identifying strategically advantageous partnerships with like-minded organizations, cultivating and formalizing mutually beneficial partnerships with those organizations, and supporting them for maximum and mutual benefit.
The ocean and marine environment face many challenges, including overfishing, pollution, temperature increases, the introduction of invasive species, and more. The BLAKE New Zealand (NZ) Virtual Reality (VR) program was launched in 2019 to connect young people with oceans and the marine environment in order to promote ocean stewardship. Read about the BLAKE NZ-VR project in this new GEEP Case Study.
This is a 4-day field trip where students will practice nesting protocols and techniques at a key nesting beach in the Yucatán Peninsula taught by Dr. Melania C. López-Castro, Coordinator of the Sea Turtle Conservation Program at Pronatura Península de Yucatán.
Date and Time:
Sunday, July 10, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, July 15, 2022, 6:00pm
A deep dive into our hidden resource: 41% of the water used in Arizona comes from the ground and, in most areas, it is their only source of water. Understanding groundwater is of utmost importance to our continued survival in the arid southwest!
Youth-led action and nature-based solutions for climate mitigation are the focus of two programs at the National Wildlife Federation. Read how fieldwork and research are powering the students' next steps.
Reporting to the Senior Director, Roots & Shoots, the Manager, Roots & Shoots Network supervises and supports contracted regional hub coordinators based in 4-6 U.S. cities representing key locations for Roots & Shoots advancement. As the national lead for this activity, the Manager establishes benchmarks and success criteria in the areas of educator recruitment, institutional relationships, National Youth Leadership Council recruitment, and event management.
Parley for the Oceans is an organization that focuses on attacking the problem of plastic pollution in the oceans. In 2019 we started the environmental education project, “Fighting Marine and Coastal Plastic Pollution.” This project empowered students to gather information about the types of plastics that are being used in Cancún households, raise awareness about reducing plastic consumption and pollution, and measure the behavioral changes that this program activated across 103 households.
Florida students participating in award-winning OysterCorps gain aquaculture literacy and career confidence as they learn about the cultural and environmental importance of oysters in their own backyard.
In this eeBLUE Watershed Chronicles blog post, Polly Burns, Program Director at ReNEW Schools, and Dinah Maygarden, Director of the Coastal Education Program at the University of New Orleans, bring wetland and watershed science investigative projects to middle school students.