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References to Accompany Ecophobia article in Wildlife Magazine

References Anggard, E. (2010). Making Use of ‘Nature’ in an Outdoor Preschool: Classroom, Home and Fairyland. Children, Youth and Environments, 20 (1), 4-25.   Bateman, R.  (2012). Keynote Address, Grassroots Conference for the Children and Nature Network. Shepherdstown, West Virginia.  … Continue reading

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What are ecopedagogies?

I want to continue to tease out what is meant by ecopedagogies- of course this is a work in progress, an emergent process, and it would be great to hear what you think about the term and some of the … Continue reading

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New Book – Spiritual Ecology

Spiritual ecology is a complex. diverse, and dynamic arena at the interfaces of religions and spiritualities on the one hand and on the other environments, ecologies, and environmentalisms with intellectual, spiritual, and practical components.  

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Children respond to call of the wild

Tonia is mentioned in this Sydney Morning Herald article: Outdoor education enables individuals to connect with nature, with other people, and with themselves. Associate Professor Tonia Gray, from the University of Wollongong, says: “We should be inspiring a sense of … Continue reading

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Vitamin N: The missing ingredient in the 21st Century Curriculum

For Tonia’s latest post on the UWS blog, please read:

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Welcome to our Ecopedagogies site

Dr Tonia Gray and Dr Carol Birrell from the University of Western Sydney invite you to participate in an ongoing dialogue on Ecopedagogies. In light of the much discussed ‘disconnect’ from Nature, educational moves towards a ‘connect’ with the natural … Continue reading

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