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Azeiteiro, Ulisses M.

Biodiversity and Education for Sustainable Development

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Table of contents

1. Biodiversity and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD): Tendencies and Perspectives
Walter Leal Filho, Paula Castro, Paula Bacelar-Nicolau, Anabela Marisa Azul, Ulisses Miranda Azeiteiro

Part I. Education Research on Biodiversity

2. Conservation of Biological Resources: Why Does It Matter?
Paula Castro, Anabela Marisa Azul, Jorge Paiva

3. Urban Biodiversity and Cities’ Sustainable Development
Lurdes Barrico, Paula Castro

4. Education on Biodiversity in the Polar Regions
José C. Xavier, Gerlis Fugmann, Inga Beck, Louise Huffman, Eric Jensen

5. Teaching Mycology Worldwide
María P. Martín, Roy Watling

6. Bugs and Society I: Raising Awareness About Endemic Biodiversity
Ana Moura Arroz, Rosalina Gabriel, Isabel R. Amorim, Rita São Marcos, Paulo A. V. Borges

Part II. Teaching About Biological Invasions and Threats to Biodiversity

7. Science and Education at the Centre for Invasion Biology
Sarah J. Davies, G. John Measey, Dorette Plessis, David M. Richardson

8. Engaging Society to Fight Invasive Alien Plants in Portugal—One of the Main Threats to Biodiversity
Elizabete Marchante, Hélia Marchante

Part III. Engaging Society in Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainability

9. Bugs and Society II: Testing Two Communication Strategies for Public Engagement in the Azores
Isabel R. Amorim, Ana Moura Arroz, Rita São Marcos, Paulo A. V. Borges, Rosalina Gabriel

10. Communicating Biodiversity Conservation Research Through Dialogue and Mutual Learning in Rural and Indigenous Communities
Isabel Ruiz-Mallén

11. Education for Sustainability in the Context of Community Forestry
Rita Serra, Patrícia Ferreira, Iryna Skulska, Mayrén Alavez-Vargas, Anailton Salgado, João Arriscado Nunes, Raúl Garcia-Barrios

Part IV. Designing Sustainable Futures

12. Urban Forest Governance: FUTURE—The 100,000 Trees Project in the Porto Metropolitan Area
Marta Pinto, Conceição Almeida, Ana Maria Pereira, Margarida Silva

13. Reflexive Research and Education for Sustainable Development with Coastal Fishing Communities in the Azores Islands: A Theatre for Questions
Alison Laurie Neilson, Irina Castro

14. Public Policies and Education for Biodiversity: Brazilian Challenges in a New Global Context
Thiago Lima Klautau de Araújo

15. Education for Sustainable Development in Brazil: Challenges for Inclusive, Differentiated and Multicultural Education
Andréia Faraoni Freitas Setti, Ulisses Miranda Azeiteiro

16. Protecting Soil Biodiversity and Soil Functions: Current Status and Future Challenges
Sara Mendes, Anabela Marisa Azul, Paula Castro, Jörg Römbke, José Paulo Sousa

17. Interdisciplinary and Participatory Research at Early Childhood to Biodiversity Education and Sustainable Development
João Miranda, Raquel Maricato, Joana Vila Nova, Joana Margarida Baptista, João Lourenço Monteiro, Nuno Freitas, Odete Gonçalves, Vera Vale, Anabela Marisa Azul

Part V. Online Education to Biodiversity and Sustainability Awareness

18. Engaging ODL Students with Biodiversity Issues: A South African Case Study on the Role of ESD
Rudi W. Pretorius, Mathilda E. Brand, Leslie R. Brown

19. Online Teaching for Biodiversity Conservation
Ulisses Miranda Azeiteiro, Paula Bacelar-Nicolau

20. Knowledge Dissemination and Best Practice Transfer on Biosafety, Biosecurity and Biorisk Management Through a Sustainable and Effective Education and Awareness System
Carola Argiolas, Veronica Baldo, Maurizio Martellini

Keywords: Environment, Sustainable Development, Biodiversity, Science Education, Nature Conservation, Environmental Sociology

Editor
 
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
World Sustainability Series
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319323183
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-32317-6

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