Climate Science for All: NNOCCI Strategies to Improve Climate Communications

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A recent NPR article shared insight that the vast majority of US parents want their children to be taught about climate change in school, even if most schools are not tackling the issue in their coursework. This is why groups like the National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI) are so important, as they provide tools to aid informal science education centers in conducting these pivotal discussions. 

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Groundwork at River Rally: Sharing the Art of a Place-Based Approach

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The various Groundwork Trusts comprise a network of community-based nonprofits. They work at the intersection of the environment, equity, and civic engagement by making tangible improvements to the natural and built environment, mainly in underserved and environmental justice communities.

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Social Infrastructure is Key to Building Resilient Communities: Insights from Ingrid Vila on the Puerto Rico Experience

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Much of the world’s population lives in coastal regions that are vulnerable to rising sea level and storm events.  After the impactful 2017 hurricane season, many urban waters practitioners are asking:   How do communities effectively respond to devastating storms?  And, … Continued

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The One Water Vision: a Movement Toward Equitable Water Management

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Presented by the U.S. Water Alliance, the One Water Summit is a conference that seeks to bring people from all over the country, from a variety of professions, to exchange knowledge and develop strategies for achieving “a sustainable water future for all” — that is, a future where everyone has access to sufficient quantities of clean water and where water management practices are tied to healthy and thriving ecosystems, communities, and economies.

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