The non-profit SpaceBuzz educational foundation is inspired by the ‘Overview Effect’ (see below), that—until recently—only astronauts in space were able to experience. SpaceBuzz wants to enable 10-12 year old children to follow in the footsteps of astronauts and experience seeing Earth from space for themselves and inspire them to become ambassadors of planet Earth. Its
Captain Fantastic is a 2016 American drama film written and directed by Matt Ross. It tells the story of a family, Ben Cash, his wife Leslie, and their six children aged seven to 18, who has decided to live in the wilderness, using survivalist skills, and opting for self-reliance and self-sufficiency, without dependence on modern technology. In line with
Evolution: CLIMATE is a stand-alone game for 2 – 6 players in the Evolution product line of board games, sharing the core systems with the original title. From the website: “In Evolution: CLIMATE, players adapt their species in a dynamic ecosystem where food is scarce, predators lurk, and the climate can swing between scorching hot
Elysium tells the story of a future where the Earth has been driven to the brink of ruin, where the very wealthy have retreated to living on a man-made luxurious space station. The film touches upon multiple important issues such as health care, immigration, economic inequality, and environmental decay.
World Rescue is a narrative, research-based video-game inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Through fast-paced gameplay set in Kenya, Norway, Brazil, India, and China, players meet and help five young heroes and help them solve global problems—such as displacement, disease, deforestation, drought, and pollution—at the community level.
WWF Panda Junior lets the player play as either Alex or Emma as they discover the African continent. The game is dedicated to a young audience from 6 to 9 years old. During their journey the players will meet lots of different animals, unfortunately tourists and hunters will try to stop the players from progressing.
McBride, B. B. et al. (2013) ‘Environmental literacy, ecological literacy, ecoliteracy: What do we mean and how did we get here?’, Ecosphere, 4(5), pp. 1–20. “The most widely accepted meaning of environmental literacy is that it comprises an awareness of and concern about the environment and its associated problems, as well as the knowledge, skills,