Around the world, green school grounds benefit children, communities and the environment

By Brenda Kessler, for Finding Nature News. Summary reposted here with permission.

When it comes to greening school grounds and outdoor learning, we can learn a lot from each other. From “cool urban islands” in France and colorful nature crafts in the Czech Republic, to youth environmental clubs in Cameroon and playful backyards in Brazil — passionate and committed individuals around the world are finding creative ways to connect children to nature.

What better place to do this than where children spend much of their time each week? Schools!

Read more about a project aimed at capturing best practices to create a world in which every child connects meaningfully with nature every day — especially those most impacted by long standing systems of inequity and climate change.


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