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The failure of environmental education (and how we can fix it)

Author: Charles Saylan; Daniel T Blumstein
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
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At a time when wild places everywhere are vanishing before our eyes, Charles Saylan and Daniel T. Blumstein offer this passionate indictment of environmental education--along with a new vision for the future. Writing for general readers and educators alike, Saylan and Blumstein boldly argue that education today has failed to reach its potential in fighting climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Saylan, Charles.
Failure of environmental education (and how we can fix it).
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010040205
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Saylan; Daniel T Blumstein
OCLC Number: 840862449
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 16 juil. 2012).
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Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The problem(s) --
Foundations --
What went wrong --
Accountability and institutional mind-set --
The needs of environmentally active citizens --
Between awareness and action --
A political primer --
Consumption, conservation, and change --
An evolving metric --
And how we can fix it.
Responsibility: Charles Saylan and Daniel T. Blumstein.

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