Locally Improving Knowledge of Our Global Environment
Environmental Literacy is Local and Global
A sustainable future requires that we close the ever increasing gap in environmental literacy. As our planet's resources are pressed to their limits, all of us must be knowledgeable and active stewards. Environmental literacy helps us to understand complex environmental issues and how our individual decisions affect the environment locally and globally.
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Environmental Literacy means that students must understand the ecological, economic, and cultural connections between humans and the environment while recognizing the impact of our collective decisions.
Environmental literacy may be an unfamiliar concept to some people, including those who are integral to the success of environmental literacy initiatives. These tools can help.
School Grounds for Learning provides the knowledge and resources to plan, utilize and sustain educational green projects on school premises.
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Environmental literacy is integral to understanding that we are part of a global community and our actions and decisions impact more than our local environment.