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David W. Orr eloquently celebrates reconnecting children with the natural world.

Captive versus Noncaptive Audiences—How the Idea Originated by Sam H. Ham, Ph.D.
Professor of Communication Psychology
Director of the Center for International Training and Outreach, University of Idaho

If we want children to flourish, says educator David Sobel, we need to give them time to connect with nature and love the Earth before we ask them to save it.

Author Jo Kwong asks: What should be the role, if any, of "public action" or "activism" in environmental education? This question hits at the heart of the "great divide" on environmental education perspectives.

Responsible and informed action has been a goal of environmental education since the first definitions of this field emerged nearly thirty years ago. More recent definitions continue to emphasize the central role of responsible action.

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