Category ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

What do plants do after a forest fire?

We are used to seeing images of bare mountains after devastating fires that take place every summer. What do plants do to overcome this disturbance? Forest fires are a problem today, and they have been intensifying with human activity. However, fire is also a natural disturbance in Mediterranean environments, which is why many of the plant species have adapted to it and are even favored by it.
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ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

Environmental education will change the decision-making matrix

The natural environment has been critical in shaping our species and in how we have evolved over millennia, yet in our relatively short history, we have lost sight of the importance of nature. With the planet facing the dire consequences of climate change and a global effort underway to reduce emissions and create a sustainable future for new generations, the question must be asked: How do we include the environment and sustainable development in our educational system?
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