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Spannring, Reingard; Grušovnik, Tomaž – Environmental Education Research, 2019
Despite growing evidence of many environmental and other problems being caused by industrialized meat production, the issue of meat consumption is still generally seen as a private affair that has nothing to do with politics or education. This article problematizes meat consumption and discusses transformative learning theory in the light of the…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Learning Theories, Eating Habits, Animals
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Lindgren, Nicklas; Öhman, Johan – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This paper contributes to the debate about the absence of nonhuman animals (The term 'nonhuman animal' is used to emphasise the interconnection with the human being, viewed as a human animal. Using this terminology does not avoid a homogenising, stereotyping and simplifying of a multiplicity of animal (and human) beings. Nonetheless, we think that…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Animals, Ecology, Humanism
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Garavito-Bermúdez, Diana – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Small-scale fisheries are learning contexts of importance for generating, transferring and updating ecological knowledge of natural environments through everyday work practices. The rich knowledge fishers have of local ecosystems is the result of the intimate relationship fishing communities have had with their natural environments across…
Descriptors: Animal Husbandry, Ecology, Informal Education, Case Studies
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Puig, J.; Echarri, F. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
A primary aim of environmental education is to promote environmental values. Significant life experiences (SLE) are a powerful, fast and long-lasting way to achieve this objective, but they have received little scholarly attention thus far. As examples to help us characterize SLE and understand their function, the cases of three well-known…
Descriptors: Experience, Environment, Environmental Education, Values
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Rautio, Pauliina – Environmental Education Research, 2013
Rather than categorically teaching us ways to be less anthropocentric, environmental education could be about educating us of the ways in which we already are nature as human animals. In this paper, one species-specific practice of human relating to environment--interspecies articulation--is argued as one way of being nature. Interspecies…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Animals, Biology, Teaching Methods
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Blewitt, John – Environmental Education Research, 2011
This article addresses the reluctance of mainstream corporate and commercial media to critically address major environmental and conservation issues. The resulting public pedagogy largely reproduces the neoliberal ideology informing much conservation practice and discourse. Nonetheless, the media retains an unrealised critical educative potential…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Environmental Education, Mass Media, Conservation (Environment)
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Hughes, Helen – Environmental Education Research, 2011
Focussing on the film "Sharkwater" directed by Rob Stewart (2006), this article discusses formal interpretive aspects of recent environmental documentaries which are intended to raise awareness about environmental issues. It is argued that contemporary environmental documentaries seek to persuade audiences to protect the shared physical…
Descriptors: Audiences, Documentaries, Physical Environment, Films
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Watson, Gavan Peter Longley – Environmental Education Research, 2011
This paper focuses on the implications of two emerging digital technologies on the act of field birding, and the implications of these objects for thinking about wild birds. While the adoption of new immaterial technologies promises to improve the ease with which birding is practiced, their use leads to new ethical considerations. Using the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Animals, Photography, Ethics