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Opportunity

Inside the Greenhouse comedy & climate change short video competition. Humor is a tool underutilized in the area of climate change; yet comedy has power to effectively connect people, information, ideas, and new ways of thinking/acting. In this 4th annual competition, we seek to harness the powers of climate comedy through compelling, resonant and meaningful VIDEOS – up to 3 minutes in length – to meet people where they are, and open them up to new and creative engagement.

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 5:00pm

Opportunity

We know educators are facing new challenges to adapt lesson plans to provide learning at a distance for students as we navigate COVID-19. We’re here with support! Join the Climate Generation education team as we showcase tips and tricks for adapting climate change resources for virtual classrooms. We will discuss Climate Generation curricula and other online resources. As well as share resources for learning about technical tools for interactive teaching and showcase multimedia resources for students.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 1:00pm

Opportunity

For 2020 World Oceans Day is growing the global movement to call on world leaders to protect 30% of our blue planet by 2030. This critical need is called 30x30. By safeguarding at least 30% of our ocean through a network of highly protected areas we can help ensure a healthy home for all

Date and Time:

Monday, June 8, 2020, 12:00am

Lionfish Invitational
Opportunity

The Lionfish Invitational is a four-day, science-based research expedition to Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary in which 11 dive teams work to remove as many lionfish as possible, while also recording helpful data on lionfish activity and sightings.

Date and Time:

Sunday, June 21, 2020, 4:00am

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 12:00am

Ocean Awareness Contest
Ocean Awareness Contest
Opportunity

The 2020 Ocean Awareness Contest, "Climate Hope: Transforming Crisis," invites students ages 11-18 from around the world to create works of visual art, film, music, poetry, prose, or multimedia that explores the climate crisis, its impact on oceans, and the role of hope in creating transformation. Students may earn scholarship awards of up to $1,500, and winners will have special opportunities for exhibiting, publishing, and participating in international conservation campaigns.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 12:00am to Monday, June 15, 2020, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, June 15, 2020, 11:59pm

Opportunity

The global Ocean Awareness Contest is a platform for young people to learn about ocean issues through art-making and creative communication, and where teens can explore their relationship to a changing world and become advocates for environmental action. Students ages 11-18 from are invited to participate.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 9:00am to Monday, June 15, 2020, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, June 15, 2020, 5:00pm

Opportunity

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is pleased to announce the availability of funding for organizations with the interest and capacity to work cooperatively with the USFWS to develop hands-on educational and mentoring experiences for youth, young adults and veterans, particularly those from culturally, ethnically and economically diverse backgrounds and underserved communities that traditionally have low participation in conservation and outdoor recreation. Under this program, individuals and/or groups of youth, young adults, and veterans will be introduced to conservation stewardship; rehabilitation activities such as invasive species management and habitat restoration; outdoor recreation; public education and interpretation; disaster response and mitigation; communications; or career opportunities in conservation, natural resource management and related fields.

Date and Time:

Friday, December 27, 2019, 12:00am to Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 12:00am

Organization: 
Opportunity

The Fish Migration Award is a new division of Wildlife Forever’s State-Fish Art Contest®. This award highlights the diversity of migratory fish from across the world and the importance of the free-flowing rivers they rely on. This global contest is open to all young artists ages 5-18 and is free to enter.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 9:00am to Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 11:32pm

Opportunity

Submissions sought for Sustainability Journal Special Issue: "Young Children, Nature, and Sustainability: Cultivating a Foundation for Contributions to Sustainability through Nature Experiences and Pedagogies"

Date and Time:

Saturday, January 25, 2020, 8:00am to Friday, January 1, 2021, 8:00am

Students at Powellswood Garden Collecting Macros
Opportunity

The objective of this opportunity is to secure a contract for the creation and implementation of an evaluation study to assess the process, implementation, and outcomes of a collaborative program administered through a subcontract of a financial assistance award to the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Education. The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to define the requirements, solicit proposals, and to gain adequate information to assess such services.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 8:00am to Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 11:59pm

Address:

1725 DeSales St. Ste 400
Washington, DC 20036
United States
Organization: 
Opportunity

March 16 – April 24, 2020 * ALL K-12 schools are invited to participate in the 8th annual - Students for Zero Waste Week Campaign *Schools choose one week (or more) to participate

Date and Time:

Monday, March 16, 2020, 12:00am to Friday, April 24, 2020, 5:00pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

Environmental and conservation organizations have deep expertise in the natural sciences. But if human behavior is the biggest threat to the environment, we need a better understanding of what motivates people. Join us for an interactive behavior-centered design training, and gain tools and techniques for moving people toward more sustainable behaviors.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 8:00am to Thursday, April 2, 2020, 5:00pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

Inside the Greenhouse comedy & climate change short video competition. Humor is a tool underutilized in the area of climate change; yet comedy has power to effectively connect people, information, ideas, and new ways of thinking/acting. In this 4th annual competition, we seek to harness the powers of climate comedy through compelling, resonant and meaningful VIDEOS – up to 3 minutes in length – to meet people where they are, and open them up to new and creative engagement.

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 5:00pm

Opportunity

Children's Environmental Health Network has posted the call for nominations for the 2020 NOW Youth Leadership Award! This award honors a young person who has demonstrated exceptional environmental health leadership--efforts to protect human health, especially of our most vulnerable populations, through actions including: raising awareness of, advocacy for, and outreach around safer, healthier environments across places. Nominations due March 13th!

Registration Deadline:

Friday, March 13, 2020, 12:00pm

Opportunity

Started by WWF and partners as a symbolic lights-out event in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour is now one of the world's largest grassroots movements for the environment. Held every year on the last Saturday of March, Earth Hour engages millions of people in more than 180 countries and territories, switching off their lights to show support for our planet.

Date and Time:

Saturday, March 28, 2020, 8:30pm

Opportunity

The conference will take place on March 28 and will explore how saving and investing can be aligned with personal values -- local, community-based, and social justice-oriented. Learn about participating in the solidarity economy and about the wider ecosystem in which these institutions exist.

Date and Time:

Saturday, March 28, 2020, 9:30am

Organization: 
Opportunity

West Chester University will host an Urban Forestry Conference on our campus on Friday, March 27, 2020. The conference is open to professionals, faculty, students, and interested residents from throughout Pennsylvania and, for ISA certified arborists, can provide 5 Continuing Education Units.

Date and Time:

Friday, March 27, 2020, 8:30am

Address:

Sykes Student Union Ballroom
West Chester, PA 19383
United States
Organization: 
Opportunity

WHAT: SOUTHEAST AND MID-ATLANTIC MARINE MAMMAL SYMPOSIUM WHEN: FRIDAY, MARCH 27TH – SUNDAY, MARCH 29TH WHERE: UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI – ROSENSTIEL SCHOOL OF MARINE AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE (RSMAS) IN MIAMI, FLORIDA

Date and Time:

Friday, March 27, 2020, 4:00am to Sunday, March 29, 2020, 5:15pm

Opportunity

We know educators are facing new challenges to adapt lesson plans to provide learning at a distance for students as we navigate COVID-19. We’re here with support! Join the Climate Generation education team as we showcase tips and tricks for adapting climate change resources for virtual classrooms. We will discuss Climate Generation curricula and other online resources. As well as share resources for learning about technical tools for interactive teaching and showcase multimedia resources for students.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 1:00pm

Opportunity

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center’s (SESYNC) announces a new workshop for PhD students hosted in partnership with the Ecological Society of America’s Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity, and Sustainability (SEEDS) program. The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Socio-Environmental Synthesis Research Workshop will be an interactive experience that helps PhD students build skills in team-based, socio-environmental (S-E) synthesis. We invite current PhD students from a wide range of under-represented experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds to apply.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 12:00am to Friday, March 27, 2020, 11:45pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 12:00pm

Opportunity

On March 22, 2020, the United Nations will mark World Water Day by focusing on the relationship between water and climate change. The Journal of Sustainability Education is pleased to be planning a March 2020 special issue, “Educating for Water Resilience in the Context of Climate Crisis,” to mark the occasion. The editors of this special issue seek submissions, including a wide range of academic literature, personal essays, media/book reviews, editorial pieces, photo essays, poetry, and other publishable works, that address the questions below among other related topics. The editors ask these questions in an effort to stimulate research, reflection, theory development, and discussion of praxis, the intersection of theory and action.

Date and Time:

Sunday, March 22, 2020, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, November 1, 2019, 6:00pm

Opportunity

Celebrate sustainability with more than 2,500 community members and 150 local vendors on Saturday, March 14 at the 13th annual South Sound Sustainability Expo!

Date and Time:

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 7:00am

Address:

1500 Commerce
Tacoma, WA 98402
United States