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The United Nations has established a new decade, beginning in 2020, focused on the power of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
Conifers are commonly planted in North America to provide year-round screening, as windbreaks or as focal trees in the landscape.
Academic campuses across the Great Plains can serve as landscapes for teaching and learning about native flora of cultural importance with regard to food, medicine, and lifeways.
Earth Day is coming soon. Be prepared to engage visitors, students in higher education, K-12 students, and more!
China is home to an astounding number of species, 31,500, and 12 percent of these species
can be found only in China. The Missouri Botanical Garden, working with an international
Humans and plants have a complex relationship extending far back into our joint
evolutionary history. This legacy can be seen today as plants provide nutrition, fiber,
The impacts of climate change on health as well as the societal responses to climate change are varied and significant.
Conservation Psychologist and President & CEO of New Knowledge Organization, John Fraser, discusses the theological structure of environmental psychology — how do most people choose to engage with environmental sustainability, and what emotions, lan
To protect fragile ecosystems and to build sustainable communities that are resilient to climate change—including extreme weather and climate events—a climate-literate citizenry is essential.
Universities are beginning to grapple with the complexities of teaching sustainable development, but traditional institutional structures and limited resources can make it hard for them to offer programs that combine all these aspects.