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Sardinia was until 2003 in the rearguard of Italy and Europe in terms of waste management, but it is changing with a strategy based on the promotion of separate collection.

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In Sweden, you have a Right of Public Access whenever you visit Swedish nature whether you’re going for a walk, kayaking, climbing a mountain or simply enjoying nature. The Swedish EPA has emphaises the right of all people in Sweden to visit nature...

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The ministers of Fisheries, Aquaculture, Agriculture, Food and Forestry of the Nordic Countries - Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, and Greenland, Faroe Islands and Åland Islands - had their annual Nordic Council of Ministers’ meeting (MR...

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Outdoors and nature bring great value to both individuals and society as a whole. A Swedish project carried by the Swedish Association for Outdoor Organizations (Svenskt Friluftsliv) and supported by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, ”Year...

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A naturum is a visitor centre with activities and exhibitions, located at several of Sweden’s national parks and nature reserves. Here, you will be welcomed by friendly, knowledgeable staff who will answer your questions and guide you through the...

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During this year’s 41st General Conference, the Award Ceremony of the 2021 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development was held on 19 November 2021 to recognize the outstanding contributions of three organizations to education for...

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The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) launched its eLearning course on “Cities and Marine Plastic Pollution: Building a Circular Economy”. The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has...

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In 2021, UNESCO, for the 5th time, brought together education stakeholders from across the world to expand the community of practice to promote transformative education through education for sustainable development and global citizenship education as...

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UNESCO’s call to enhance global commitment to climate education was echoed at COP26, through a day of events with Ministers of Education and Environment, teachers, civil society and youth.

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New UNESCO data from 100 countries shows that only 53% of the world’s national education curricula make any reference to climate change and when the subject is mentioned, it is almost always given very low priority.

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A recent UNESCO workshop of the series on the transformative power of ESD for the world beyond COVID-19 focused on Sustainable Lifestyles, in particular how ESD help accelerate transformation towards more sustainable economies and societies and...

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On the occasion of the One Ocean Summit taking place in Brest, France, UNESCO announced it has set itself the goal of including ocean education in the school curricula of its 193 Member States by 2025. To achieve this goal, the United Nations agency...