World Trends in Environmental Education

International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education

ISSN: 1467-6370

Article publication date: 1 September 2004




(2004), "World Trends in Environmental Education", International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, Vol. 5 No. 3.



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World Trends in Environmental Education

World Trends in Environmental Education

Edited by Ulisses Azeiteiro, Fernando Gonçalves, Walter Leal Filho, Fernando Morgado and Mário PereiraPeter Lang Scientific PublishersBern, Brussels, Frankfurt, New York, Oxford, Vienna346 pp.ISBN 3-631-51810-2, 0-8204-6516-7 (US)49.80/US$46.95Volume 14 of the series “Environmental Education, Communication and Sustainability”Paperback

Keywords: Environmental policy, Education, Media, Economics

This book contains many of the keynote papers delivered at the 1st World Environmental Education Congress (FWEEC) held in Espinho, Portugal in May 2003. The FWEEC, held from 21-24 May 2003, gathered 282 participants from 38 countries, offering an international platform for educators, scientists, researchers, scholars, politicians, technicians, activists, media and teachers to present and debate world wide issues in environmental education.

The themes the book deals with include environmental policies and education; media and communication; environmental activism and citizenship; local activities; sustainable agriculture and tourism; economics and sustainability; communication; evaluation techniques; teacher training and general aspects of research. The papers offer an up-dated overview of various trends related to offering international environmental education, including aspects of research, teaching and project based work.

Due to its nature and international scope, this publication is of special interest to educators, scientists, researchers, politicians, technicians, environment activists, teachers and others interested in the ways environmental education is seen and practised all over the world.

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