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Environmental education in urban areas

Great Britain. Environmental Board.

Environmental education in urban areas

by Great Britain. Environmental Board.

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Published by H.M. Stationery Off. in London .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Urban ecology -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEnvironmental Board, Department of the Environment.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT109 .G73 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 26 p. ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3901366M
      ISBN 100117514403
      LC Control Number81463593
      OCLC/WorldCa7576749

      Environmental education is a process that allows individuals to explore environmental issues, engage in problem solving, and take action to improve the environment. As a result, individuals develop a deeper understanding of environmental issues and have the skills to make informed and responsible decisions. In many urban environments, a quality education is attainable, but often, this opportunity is only available to those who live in a city's affluent areas. The children of individuals who have a decreased socioeconomic status, single parents and immigrants frequently fail .

      Multidisciplinary treatment of the urgent issues surrounding urban pollution worldwide Written by some of the top experts on the subject in the world, this book presents the diverse, complex and current themes of the urban pollution debate across the built environment, urban development and management continuum. It uniquely combines the science of urban pollution with . Environmental education (EE) is a powerful educational tool with a complex and somewhat tumultuous history. Since its rise to relative prominence in the s, it has often been misunderstood with.

      Measuring the adaptation gap: A framework for evaluating climate hazards and opportunities in urban areas. Environmental Science & Policy 66(Dec) DOI: / Urban Education is a journal that publishes papers addressing urban issues related to those from birth through graduate school, from both a U.S. and an international perspective. The journal publishes research and conceptual reviews that contribute new, extensive, and expanded knowledge regarding theory, research and/or practice in the field.


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