ECO-UNESCO Launches ECO-Camp in Dublin

ECO-UNESCO has launched this year’s Dublin city centre environmental summer camp ‘ECO-Explorers’ to take place in July and August 2011. Using environmental hub The Greenhouse, Dublin 2, as a base from which to explore nature in the heart of the city, ECO-Explorers – ECO-UNESCO’s Summer Camp for Children – is an environmental summer camp with … Read more

Spreading Renewable Energy Know-how Around the Globe

The Renewables Academy, based in Berlin, is celebrating its third birthday. Since its establishment in January 2008, over 1,200 participants from 96 countries have been trained in the technical, legal and economic aspects of renewable energy and energy efficiency – both in Berlin and abroad. Through its educational programs, RENAC has covered the necessary steps … Read more

New Study Exposes Failure of Zoo Regulation Throughout Europe

Initial findings of The EU Zoo Inquiry 2011, the most comprehensive investigation into the licensing and performance of zoos across the EU, has revealed the systemic failure of governments, competent authorities and enforcement agencies to ensure that European zoos meet their legal obligations to species conservation, education and animal welfare. The EU Zoo Inquiry 2011 … Read more

EPA and DOEHLG Launch Environmental Educational Resources

Environmental resources have been developed by the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government and the EPA to support primary and second level teachers who are exploring the key environmental issues facing Ireland today. The resources are: * Eco Detectives, a teacher resource pack of environmental and climate change investigations for primary schools, produced … Read more