Tag: Environmental Education

Teach ‘Em Young: Appreciating Biodiversity Through Our Classrooms

There is a need to develop a language and vocabulary that communicates the essence of the natural world to young students. Citizen science interventions such as Nature Classrooms and Suttha Muttha are encouraging children to go beyond what's in their textbooks to observe, feel, and hear all that is around them.

How Durga Puja in Kolkata Can Serve as a Site for...

One cannot undermine the power of cultural phenomena for addressing audiences that most forms of messaging cannot capture.

Cast Away: A Case For Place-based Education in the Andaman and...

A place-based curriculum in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands can not only ignite individual student potential—but the value of local ecosystems as well.

Surfing Towards Conservation Education in Chennai

This is the first article of a three-part series on how surf schools on India's coasts are pivoting around sports education to bolster conservation...

Environment as a Journalism Beat, In Post-Independence India

There is a photograph from 1973, that I consider to be an iconic image. Taken in Uttarakhand’s Garhwal, it depicts four women, facing the...

The Bastion Dialogues: Kartikeya Sarabhai

Kartikeya Sarabhai (KS), Founder and Director of the Centre for Environmental Education (CEE), is one of the world’s leading environmental educators. A Padma Shri...