A selection of useful environmental links.
Growing and sourcing food in London
Need help finding funding? Try these sites for starters:
Teaching beyond the classroom.
Places to visit
Places to go and visit to learn about sustainability, the environment and conservation
These LEEF links offer good practical advice and information on most things horticultural.
Recycling / Composting
London's recycling more and more, these people have expert knowledge.
These sites offer facts and figures useful for class work or research. Judge the accuracy for yourself.
- Tree of Life - A list of biological diversity and evolution
- Species 2000 - A catalogue of life on Earth
- Millennium Assesment - World ecosystem audit
- International Research Institute for Climate Prediction
- Global Education Project - world maps and stats
- Green Facts - Findings from Millennium Assesment
- CIA World Factbook - Data on countries (CIA site - factually very good)
- Biomimicry - How nature can show us how to develop technology
- Fish base - A global information portal on fish.
Sustainability covers environmental, social and economic projects.
All of these sites have online resources suitable for educational use.
- Topic online - The website for practical applications of research in education
- Teachernet - sustainable development resources
- WWF - Teachers pages for ESD
- Oxfam Coolplanet - Trade and global issues
- RSPB - Teachers resources
- National Grid for Learning - Gov’t education portal
- National Association For Environmental Education - teachers’ info
- Natural History Museum - Biodiversity for GCSE & A-Level
- Food and Farming Partnership - Welsh food site
- E4S - Sustainable resource use
- Global Warming - DEFRA site with games/lessons for 7-11 & 12-16 year olds and A-level students
- Create - Energy based topics
- Council for Environmental Education - See Resources under Information Centre
- CABE - Resources using the built environment
- Citizenship Education - Global issues
- Association for Science Education - Resources
- BBC Learning - Environmental Studies
Technology / Energy
For info on solar energy, bio-fuels and green technologies browse these sites.