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Environmental awareness


| 24 March 2020
| by İhsan Ulus

The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on countries around the world, causing a global health crisis while forcing economies to shut down in the face of strict quarantine measures. But the outbreak is also having an intriguing impact on Earth's environment, as nations restrict the movement of people.


| 17 February 2020
| by Suzanne Kyle

Saolta is a new Development Education strategic partnership programme for the Adult and Community Education sector in Ireland. Development Perspectives is the lead partner in the consortium, which also includes AONTAS, Concern Worldwide, Irish Rural Link and the Adult and Community Education Dept. of Maynooth University.



| 4 February 2020
| by Altheo VALENTINI

Over the last years, the seismic events in Central Italy and the resulting emergency situations, brought with them the need for an increasing number of specialists in the management of emergencies, the reconstruction of regions affected by earthquakes and, above all, the protecti

Towards a Zero carbon EU


| 27 March 2020
| by Altheo VALENTINI

Environmental issues have developed in parallel across the world, albeit to different extents and international, European and national regulations evolve homogeneously according to their own time scales. The new EU strategic agenda stresses that climate change, pollution, biodiversity loss and the ever-increasing demand for natural resources are endangering the well-being and prospects of present and future generations.


| 26 March 2020
| by Sehnaz Baltaci ...

What is new type of corona virus?

Coronavirus COVID-19 is the new type of corona virus.

The new type corona virus is emerged from Wuhan, china for the first time and it is called as corona virus(COVID-19)( “CO” for corona “VI” for virus and “D” for disease). Previously, it was called as “2019-nCoV”. 

COVID-19 is in the same family with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and other viruses causing a flu.

There are much information on the internet about it. What should I do?

Wednesday 4 November 2020 to Friday 6 November 2020, Hungary

ÖKOINDUSTRIA2020 szakkiállítás

Az ÖKOINDUSTRIA2020 szakkiállítás több, mint kiállítás, a színes kísérőprogramok keretén belül a látogatóknak lehetőségük nyílik a konferenciákon, workshopokon, fórumokon és B2B találkozókon, filmvetítésen való részvételre. Új elem az edukációs stand, a start-up piac,  valamint Ökokávézó panelbeszélgetései, ugyanakkor az érdeklődők tematikus vezetett „túrákon” is részt vehetnek.

Tuesday 22 September 2020, Sweden

Nordisk nätverkskonferens

Nu er tiden inde til at bruge Nordens styrke i klimaets og samfundets interesse og give det allerhøjeste prioritet. Agenda 2030 viser vej, men vi har brug for at arbejde endnu hurtigere og endnu mere ambitiøst.
Nordisk Ministerråd har udarbejdet en vision for udvikling af Norden som verdens mest bæredygtige og integrerede region frem mod år 2030. Satsningen på disse tre strategiske prioriteringer strækker sig frem til 2024:


| 17 March 2020
| by Sehnaz Baltaci ...

A recent article got me thinking about our contact with the natural world.  After reading more about the Social Justice Movement and in particular Extinction Rebellion I agree with one of the commenters that  “the left is on an ideological crusade to promote its doctrines and that the climate change issue is merely an opportunistic vehicle to do so”.  It isn’t that I don’t agree there are social justice issues that need confronting, but I think there is a danger when political groups use the issue of climate change as a reason to promote social revolution.  I agree, “we need to confront the


| 13 March 2020
| by Ivana Aleksić

''Environmental adult education (EAE) combines environmental education and adult learning theory to provide meaningful educative experiences to learners with the purpose of bringing about genuine environmental change. The field is relatively new, but its body of literature is growing in the twenty-first century. This paper conducts an historical analysis of EAE literature to date.

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| 21 February 2020
| by EPALE Moderator

As part of our January-March 2020 focus on Environmental awareness and protection, EPALE is organising a written discussion on how to contribute to Environmental awareness in the field of adult learning. The discussion will take place on this page on 18 March between 10:00 and 16:00 CET.