Earth Day 2019

Protect our Species is the focus for Earth Day 2019 (Monday April 22)

“In nature, nothing exists alone.”
— Rachel Carson, 1962

Jan Homden has collated a free to download PDF, listing books and resources for use in Early Years and Primary classrooms. There are also ideas to bring students, staff and parents together to focus on Earth Day, reflect on our environment and the planet we all share.

Click on the image to download the PDF

 

 

Earth Day Network is asking people to join their Protect our Species campaign. Their goals are to:

  • Educate and raise awareness about the accelerating rate of extinction of millions of species and the causes and consequences of this phenomenon.
  • Achieve major policy victories that protect broad groups of species as well as individual species and their habitats.
  • Build and activate a global movement that embraces nature and its values.
  • Encourage individual actions such as adopting plant based diet and stopping pesticide and herbicide use.

 

 

Rachel Carson

In life it is rare to discover a book that is truly “life-changing”. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson was just that for Dr Samia Al-Farra. Dr Samia explains how an inspired choice changed her view of the world and opened her eyes to the fragility of our planet and its resources. To read Dr. Samia’s article in ITM click on the image opposite.

 

 

 

 

Feature Image: Pixabay

 

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