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Coastal Margin Science and Education

CMOP: The Best Environmental Education Program You’ve (Probably) Never Heard About . . Coastal Margin Science and Education in the Era of Collaboratories by Vanessa L. Green, Nievita Bueno Watts, Karen Wegner, Michael Thompson, Amy F. Johnson, Tawnya D. Peterson and António M. Baptista . nterdisciplinary science is needed to make big decisions when it […]

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Incorporating Traditional Ecological Knowledge into Geoscience Education

It Takes a Community to Raise a Scientist: A Case for Community-Inspired Research and Science Education in an Alaskan Native Community By Nievita Bueno Watts and Wendy F. Smythe The quote, “lt takes a village to raise a child,” is attributed to African tradition and carries over to Alaskan Native communities as well (Hall, 2000). […]

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Ecological Métissage: Exploring the Third Space in Outdoor and Environmental Education

Ecological Métissage: Exploring the Third Space in Outdoor and Environmental Education   By Greg Lowan An increasing number of scholars, both Indigenousi and non-Indigenous, are asking, “Is it possible to blend Western and Indigenous North American ecological philosophies and knowledge?” Indeed, many scholars and educators, such as the late Nakoda Chief John Snow (1977–2005), suggest […]

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Learning about waterways and First Nation ways

by Sarah E. Smith from A Newsletter of the Salish Coastal Gathering An innovative education program is introducing Squamish First Nation kids and their non-Native classmates to the richness of plant and animal life along the waterways of their lush corner of Coast Salish territory in British Columbia. Last school year, 500 children in 24 […]

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