Values and the outdoors

Inspired by the adventurous spirit of the Scottish naturalist who once tied himself to the top of a tree in a hurricane to experience the exhilaration of nature, the John Muir Award offers participants the opportunity to explore wild places and take an active role in conservation.┬áIn October, leaders who deliver the award, including teachers, […]

Talks on carbon emissions not enough: governments must lead a shift in values, says new report

The 56-page report is being launched to coincide with soul-searching in the aftermath of the Durban Climate Change Conference. It addresses the crucial question: how can governments work to create greater political space for proportional responses to environmental problems? Supported by WWF-UK and Oxfam, the report argues that past and present political objectives have not […]