Tag Archives: education

The role and contribution of educational activities in UNESCO Mountain Biosphere Reserves – Gower et. al, 2022

The provision of educational activity in BRs is officially guided by Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), a UNESCO endorsed education programme. However, the independence accorded to BRs, and the diversity of circumstances they represent, mean they also innovate educational activities to reflect local characteristics. In addition, the ways in which Mountain Biosphere Reserves (MBRs), specifically,…

Learning the role of biodiversity monitoring in a biosphere reserve – Vasseur 2018

Biosphere reserves have long been considered a place for learning about the environment, biodiversity and conservation, and sustainable development. While environmental education can be one of their man- dates, many other institutions or organizations can play a contributing role in this matter. In this paper, I present how my UNESCO Chair and Brock University decided…