22/08/12 | LONDON
Outdoor learning sites such as botanic gardens, zoos and wetlands offer unique locations for children to gain first hand experiences of inquiry based science education (IBSE.) This course at WAKEHURST PLACE introduces the concept of IBSE and places its delivery in a botanical garden, to visiting school groups,delivered to support the UK national curriculum. A 'must attend' course for any educator wanting to inspire the next generation of plant scientists and environmentalists.
20/07/12 | Bremen, Germany
A study by German researchers shows that the continuously rising atmospheric carbon dioxide level may lead to the growth of many trees in African savannahs by 2010. These would then no longer be savannahs, but forests. According to the study, dense woods could develop in Africa if a certain carbon dioxide level is exceeded.
20/07/12 | Southern Ocean
In the search for methods to limit global warming, it seems that stimulating the growth of algae in the oceans might be an efficient way of removing excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere after all.