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Sustainability and sustainability education, written by a range of experts in the field, education practitioners and environmental organisations.

Contributors:

Science Education and the UN Sustainable Development Goals
The agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, was agreed by 193 countries and aimed to end poverty, hunger and inequality, take action on climate change and the environment. Elena Lengthorn explores what our responsibility is as science educators to help deliver these goals.
 
Finding opportunities for environmental education in the curriculum
How can we all live well, without compromising the planet’s continuing ability to enable us all to live well? Juliette Green investigates.
 
A whole school approach to sustainability activities
Want to make the most of your activities for the environment, sustainability and global citizenship? A whole school approach to sustainability is your answer proposes Anne Finlayson from SEEd.
 
Education holds the key…
Peter Milne from target4Green writes "With political will should also come the recognition of just how important a role education plays in all of this, with whole school community engagement and curriculum support critical to its success. Climate change is not simply something to be 'aware' of; it must be tackled through greater understanding and motivation to act."
 
NUS surveys 60,000 students on sustainability in education
It is clear that students care about sustainability and want to see it incorporated into their learning experiences. 
 
Solving the problem with plastic with Practical Action
We all know that plastic is becoming a huge global problem. Whilst plastic products are a part of our everyday lives, more must be done to reduce the amount of plastic we produce in the first place, then ensure what we produce is reused or recycled, minimising both production and consumption. 
 

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