Innovations in Education 36.5

Published: September 2010

NOWHERE ELSE will you find a comprehensive directory of Canadian environmental programs to choose from. All universities and programs have their strengths and stories, and Alternatives Journal has made it quick and easy to compare. Accenting the directory are fascinating stories of innovative education. Find out who and what’s pushing the envelope and building environmental education’s capacity to create leaders of tomorrow – leaders who know how to mesh environment, business and social justice for a healthier planet and a vibrant, equitable world economy.

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Letters to the Editor: 36.5

Educating Champa - Sheila Petzold

The Naked Blogger - Bianca Sayan

Top 10 Eco Education Trends - Kara Mitchell
Blazing the trail toward sustainability.

Underground Learning - Jennifer Moore
Bolivia convocates its first class of grads from a new master’s program in groundwater management.

Hidden Treasures - Emma Bocking
Every Canadian campus has at least one environmental institute. Who knew?

The Canadian Environmental Education Directory 
Compare universities across Canada to find the environmental program that’s right for you

Teaching the Untaught Asha Philar, Kathryn Gwun-Yeen Lennon
Student-designed course makes environmental education personal and political.

Farming Class - Kimberley Fehr
South Delta Secondary is training the next generation of farmers.

Facebook With a Cause - Mark Gorgolewski
Canadian green-building students learn on-site in Pakistan, Ghana, the Kawarthas, …

The Copenhagen Legacy University of Toronto student’s winning essay looks back from the future.

Green All Jobs Green All Jobs The capital investment in clean tech will create plenty of new jobs.

Publication of this issue was made possible by The Gosling Foundation; The Salamander Foundation; and the support from our many subscribers. We acknowledge the financial support of Canada’s International Development Research Centre (; EJLB Foundation; Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation; The McLean Foundation; Ontario Media Development Corporation; Ontario Trillium Foundation; Ontario Work Study Plan. We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) of the Department of Canadian Heritage toward our project costs. The support of the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo and the Waterloo Environmental Studies Endowment Foundation is appreciated.'

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Innovations in Education 36.5
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Heather MacFadyen’s epic persistence in petitioning the Alberta government to live up to its promises earned her Earth Day Canada’s 2010 Hometown Hero individual award.
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