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Torbjörnsson, Tomas; Lundholm, Cecilia – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This study examines the perspectives of Swedish undergraduate students regarding potential conflicts between ownership rights and environmental protection. Conceptions of 'ownership' are relevant in relation to the environment and environmental protection as they can highlight a more transboundary relationship between the individual/society and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Ownership, Conservation (Environment)
Young, S. Stanley; Kindzierski, Warren; Randall, David – National Association of Scholars, 2021
"Shifting Sands: Unsound Science and Unsafe Regulation" examines how irreproducible science affects select areas of government policy and regulation governed by different federal agencies. This first report on "PM[subscript 2.5] Regulation" focuses on irreproducible research in the field of environmental epidemiology, which…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Federal Regulation, Public Agencies, Epidemiology
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Knezevic, Zlatana – Global Studies of Childhood, 2021
Using the metaphors "body" and "voice" and drawing on critical contributions on biopolitics, this article interrogates children's participation rights in a knowledge culture of 'evidencing'. With child welfare and protection practice as an empirical example, I analyse written assessment reports from a Swedish child welfare…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Human Body, Child Safety, Child Welfare
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Lippert, Julia; Montgomery, James; DeMarco, Camille – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Lead exposure has been linked to neurological, reproductive, and developmental effects, and approximately 3.5% of Chicago children under the age of 3 years have elevated blood lead levels. The aim of this research was to provide outreach opportunities to address the issue of lead exposure in water and soil. A series of seven community-based health…
Descriptors: Poisoning, Hazardous Materials, Health Programs, Outreach Programs
Hedger, Joseph – National Association of State Boards of Education, 2021
Although obscured in congressional debates over the Biden administration's broader domestic policy agenda, there is bipartisan consensus on the need to do more to ensure clean drinking water in schools and communities. Earlier this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published revisions to rules on tightened restrictions on lead…
Descriptors: Child Health, Cognitive Development, Federal Aid, Public Policy
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Anderson, Marcia – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
To protect the health and well-being of children and clients, workers in schools, childcare centers, and the healthcare industry need regular, state-of-the-art education on bed bug avoidance and control. For some, webinars provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency are a convenient, free source of this education. Bed bug…
Descriptors: Child Care Centers, Web Based Instruction, Well Being, Child Health
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Morris, Michael C. – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2022
Guidelines for sustainability linked to the government-approved National Curriculum for education in New Zealand emphasise values of empathy and respect for all life. These instruct educators to discuss different values around sustainability and conservation. I reviewed educational resources published or endorsed by government agencies to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Empathy, Sustainability
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Fasolya, Oleg – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2016
The article deals with studying the peculiarities of environmental education system in the USA. It has been defined that US environmental policy includes governmental actions at the federal, state and local level. It has been identified that US environmental education is characterized by an extraordinary variety of forms, directions and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Practices, Problem Solving, Public Agencies
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Pulley, Robert – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2022
'Life Below Water' aims to establish how creative practice can provide an effective way to nurture self-efficacy and self-regulation in primary education. A constructionist approach was developed to help children explore UN Global Goal 14, through drawing, prototyping and storytelling as collaborative activities. Working in duets and quartets, a…
Descriptors: Creativity, Personal Autonomy, Global Approach, Citizenship
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Parenteau, Anna M.; Alen, Nicholas V.; La, Jennifer; Luck, Alison T.; Teichrow, Devin J.; Daang, Enya M.; Nissen, Adam T.; Deer, LillyBelle K.; Hostinar, Camelia E. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2022
Climate change-related disasters have drawn increased attention to the impact of air pollution on health. 122 children ages 9-11 years old, M(SD) = 9.91(.56), participated. Levels of particulate matter (PM2.5) near participants' homes were obtained from the Environmental Protection Agency. Cytokines were assayed from 100 child serum samples: IL-6,…
Descriptors: Pollution, Diseases, Physiology, Children
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Newland, Erica – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2016
The Tribal ecoAmbassadors Program has enabled six tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) to collect important environmental research data and has provided hands-on field experience to TCU students. Now in its fifth year, the program is the result of a successful partnership between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the American…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Tribally Controlled Education, Colleges, Experiential Learning
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Jeziorski, Agnieszka; Therriault, Geneviève – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
Our study is framed according to a transformational-sociocritical approach to an education for sustainable development (ESD) that, in particular, considers landscapes as learning contexts of potential use for fostering engagement in the areas of environmental protection and sustainable development. In keeping with this perspective, we surveyed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Student Attitudes, Earth Science
Healthy Schools Network, Inc., 2021
Climate change and the pandemic have brought new attention to the dire conditions of the nation's schools and schools' lack of preparedness for both, especially to the terrible state of ventilation and indoor air quality. There are renewed calls at all levels for clean air and water, better ventilation and sanitation, and improved oversight of the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Climate, Pandemics, Educational Environment
de Ribeaux, Mary Beth – Healthy Schools Network, Inc., 2016
The purpose of the National Conference was for attendees to: (1) Review research and policy recommendations and goals identified at the November 2015 "Environmental Health at School: Ignored Too Long" panel and facilitated workshop; (2) Hear about risks and exposures at schools and their impact on children; (3) Understand the Centers for…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Risk, Health Promotion, Child Health
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Bustard, Bruce; Potter, Lee Ann – Social Education, 2013
In 1971, the newly established Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) created DOCUMERICA, a federal government photography project born out of the nation's environmental crisis. The photographers hired by the EPA took thousands of photographs depicting pollution, waste, and blight, but they were given the freedom to capture the era's…
Descriptors: Photography, Public Agencies, Environmental Influences, Pollution
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