Tag Archives: environment

Australian of the Year: Annie Fogarty, supporting young people #AOTY2020 #ausoftheyear

Australian of the Year: Annie Fogarty, supporting young people #AOTY2020 #ausoftheyear

I believe that education is at the heart of our society. Every child deserves a great education. Unfortunately, not every child in Australia is reaching even minimal educational outcomes. I’m still amazed after nearly 20 years of working in the education and community sectors at the amount of disadvantage and dysfunction there is in a …

Bound by the River: Working to Keep Western Slope water on the West Slope

Bound by the River: Working to Keep Western Slope water on the West Slope

On Colorado’s Western Slope, water is everything. From high atop the Rocky Mountains to the Grand Valley and beyond, these waters have shaped our history. They form the backbone of our rural economies, and they have sustained generations of hard-working families. Since 1937 the Colorado River District has safeguarded Western Slope water for agriculture, for …

What Is Citizen Science? (Driven to Discover Citizen Science project)

What Is Citizen Science? (Driven to Discover Citizen Science project)

Meet Karen Oberhouser. Ask her anything about monarch butterflies and she’ll probably know the answer. She’s been observing them for a very long time. She’s a biologist at the University of Minnesota where she conducts research about monarchs and conservation biology. Conservation biology is the study of how to best protect the many living things …

Individual-Society Dualism – Critical Social Psychology (7/30)

Individual-Society Dualism – Critical Social Psychology (7/30)

Individual-Society Dualism is the most enduring theme in social psychology, but it’s a problem. It’s social psychology’s biggest problem maybe. The tendency to think on the one hand that things are produced by individual action, that individuals have clear boundaries, that they’re not linked to others, that they’re autonomous, that they are rational decision makers …