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Connexions Resource Centre
Focus on Nature

Recent & Selected Articles

  1. This is a small sampling of articles related to education and children in the Connexions Online Library. For more articles, books, films, and other resources, check the Connexions Library Subject Index, especially under topics such as education, children, youth, post-secondary education, film, and schools.
  1. Connexions Archive Case Statement (September 24, 2011)
    Working together to secure a future for the past
  2. India’s Vanishing Vultures (2011)
    Can the world’s fastest growing nation restore its prime scavenger before there are untold human consequences?
  3. Connexions Archive seeks a new home (November 18, 2009)
    The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.
  4. Coral Reefs (August 30, 2009)
    All around the world, much of the world's marine biodiversity face threats from human and activities as well as natural. It is feared that very soon, many reefs could die off.
  5. Nature and Animal Conservation (July 26, 2009)
    Conservation of ecosystems and the species within them would help to maintain the natural balances disrupted by recent human activity. Unfortunately, despite the effort put into conservation by organizations and activists, their work can easily be undermined by those who have other interests. This occurs, for example, from habitat destruction, illegal poaching, to influencing or manipulating laws designed to protect species.
  6. Side with the Living (2009)
    A note to those who would demonize nature.
  7. Nature and the Communist Manifesto (1998)
    What is needed is a broadening of the original socialist vision rather than a rejection of that vision or its amalgamation with something else, like liberal or neo-liberal) environmentalism.

Selected Websites and Organizations

  1. This is a small sampling of organizations and websites concerned with education and children in the Connexions Directory. For more organizations and websites, check the Connexions Directory Subject Index, especially under topics such as education, children, youth, post-secondary education, film, and schools.

Other Links & Resources



Books, Films and Periodicals

  1. This is a small sampling of books related to education and children in the Connexions Online Library. For more books and other resources, check the Connexions Library Subject Index, especially under topics such as education, children, youth, post-secondary education, film, and schools.

  1. Five Billion Years of Global Change
    A History of the Land
    Author: Wood, Dennis
    From the Big Bang theory to the Web, Five Billion Years of Global Change takes readers through the formation of the world, its oceans and continents, the evolution of the human species, development of agriculture and the growth of international trade. The book will be enjoyed by people interested in the history of the planet and concern for its future.
  2. The Greatest Show on Earth
    The Evidence for Evolution
    Author: Dawkins, Richard
    Evolution is accepted as scientific fact by all reputable scientists and indeed theologians, yet millions of people continue to question its veracity. Dawkins explains the evidence for evolution while exposing the absurdity of creationism.
  3. The Nature of North America
    A Handbook to The Continent. Rocks, Plants and Animals
    Author: Rockwell, David
    A guide to North American natural history. Fully illustrated with line drawings, maps and tables.


Learning from our History

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Resources for Activists

The Connexions Calendar - An event calendar for activists.

Media Names & Numbers - A comprehensive directory of Canada's print and broadcast media. (CX5857).

Sources - A directory that enables journalists to find spokespersons of organizations. Organizations that list themselves in Sources signficantly increase their odds of getting called by reporters when they are doing a story of their issues..