100 Years of National Parks : Famous Yellowstone jumps in visitors equals concerns over wildlife and safety

When things go well – and people connect with Nature – the unforeseen consequences can be hard to handle…isn’t that ironic!? For starters: the park has hired Mandarin-speaking park rangers to communicate with the increasing number of Chinese visitors. Park rangers reassess how to manage tourist violations, staff burnout and ‘animal jam’ as number ofContinue reading “100 Years of National Parks : Famous Yellowstone jumps in visitors equals concerns over wildlife and safety”

MARINE : Google Earth presents fish-eye view of coral reefs

From ENN It is estimated that coral reefs cover around 284,000 square kilometers providing a habitat for thousands of species to live. And unless you’ve snorkeled in some of these underwater habitats, or perhaps have seen a Planet Earth documentary, most of us have never experienced these natural wonders. But thanks to Google Earth, youContinue reading “MARINE : Google Earth presents fish-eye view of coral reefs”

MARINE: Bad news for Caribbean coral

Comprehensive survey of the Caribbean’s reefs is expected to act as a warning of problems besetting the world’s coral. The Guardian reports A major survey of the coral reefs of the Caribbean is expected to reveal the extent to which one of the world’s biggest and most important reserves of coral has been degraded by climate change, pollution,Continue reading “MARINE: Bad news for Caribbean coral”

Montessori, a bold life breaking boundaries

Today on Montessori’s birthday – we recall a force for good, where children can and do interact with their environment. Was this the birth of  environmental education – NAEEUK? Maria Montessori (August 31, 1870 – May 6, 1952) was an Italian physician and educator, a noted humanitarian and devout Catholic best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name. HerContinue reading “Montessori, a bold life breaking boundaries”