21 May '11, 1pm

A great new program to help schools become greener: Eco-Schools USA!

The Eco-Schools program was started in 1994 by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) with support by the European Commission. It was identified by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) as a model initiative for Education for Sustainable Development in 2003. The Eco-Schools program strives to model environmentally sound practices, provide support for greening the curriculum and enhance science and academic achievement. Additionally, it works to foster a greater sense of environmental stewardship among youth.

Full article: http://www.nwf.org/Global-Warming/School-Solutions/Eco-Sc...

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