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
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
NAAEE is proud to join Pratt & Whitney in its quest to inspire the next generation of E-STEM innovators around the world. Through the Pratt & Whitney Global E-STEM Awards, we seek to recognize nonprofits across the globe that are building skills and capacity for students ages 11–18 to use science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to address environmental challenges. Applications due by July 11 at 11:59 PM US Eastern Time.
In this engaging session, participants are invited to discuss the new knowledge, capacities, and resources that students and educators need to grapple with the climate crisis. This webinar will take place on May 17th at 8 AM Sydney Time / 3 PM CT / 4 PM ET.
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.
This 4-week online course (May 16 - June 12, 2022) is about creating partnerships between environmental education programs and community members who aim to achieve shared goals through stewardship or advocacy.
Date and Time:
Monday, May 16, 2022, 12:00pm to Sunday, June 12, 2022, 12:00pm
This is a virtual (Google Earth) coordinated research project assisting a scientist studying Amazon deforestation data (unpaid). High school or college participants would be ideal. Any additional skills (data analysis, QGIS) even better.
FathomNet is a free, open-source image database for understanding our ocean and its inhabitants. It is intended for a wide variety of audiences, leveraging its open-source flexibility in how data can be downloaded or viewed.