The rewilding concept has been around for a long time but can be a ‘catch-all’ term to cover many forms of conservation work. This list aims at providing clarity and examples on the topic.
These resources show the devastating effect the threat of desertification poses, offering student-friendly explanations of causes, and evaluations of possible solutions.
Ecosystems under Threat
These resources provide a breadth of knowledge of both how we are damaging the world’s large-scale ecosystems, and of the glimpses of hope we can find in today's world.
Should we farm the desert?
We often see deserts as dry, rolling dunes. However, delving deeper reveals a complex and dynamic biome, which can be both used and damaged by people.
Deforesting the Amazon
These resources begin at the heart of the Amazon, before expanding out into an analysis of wider Brazilian politics to help you explore the Amazon’s destruction from a range of viewpoints.
The role of Wildfires in Ecosystem Change
These resources will allow teachers and students to make sense of the role of fires in ecosystem change and the devastating impacts they leave behind.
Tropical Rainforest Life
These resources will inspire passion for tropical rainforests, offering a deeper understanding of the species living there, as well as providing material for classroom activities.
The Interconnected Ecosystem
These resources will help students navigate the complexities of ecosystems from different angles and fully understand how interlinked every component is.
Food and Farming
These resources investigate the impacts of the current food supply system, offer alternatives, and call for changes in our relationship with food that creates many of the world’s problems.
Coral Reefs: Past, Present and Future
These resources enable readers to dive below the surface of our oceans and explore the fascinating ecosystems that are coral reefs.
The diverse ecosystems of the Ocean
This reading list aims to help you better understand the fascinating and rich ecosystems of the oceans and consider how they can be protected.
The Ecosystems of Polar Regions
A fascinating insight into the ecosystems of both the Arctic and Antarctica, with resources targeted at both teachers and students.
Protecting the Global Commons
By their very nature, the global commons are a supra-national resource outside the domain of any one state and their protection requires global co-operation and response. These resources offer a critical analysis of how each is being protected.
How people, animals and plants adapt to extreme environments
These resources will help teachers and students to look more deeply into how people, animals and plants have adapted to extreme environments.
Preserving the World’s Forests
These resources offer optimistic insights into forest preservation in a range of ways, including the lifestyle adaptations and empowerment of indigenous communities and the lobbying of national governments and multinational companies.