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Eyjafjallajokull: 10 years on

I had led many school trips through the land of fire and ice but in April 2010, I was about to have a totally unique Icelandic experience...

Wednesday, 22nd April 2020

Simon Wells

Classroom ideas for GIS Mallorca…

How to use GIS Mallorca in the classroom...

Wednesday, 26th February 2020

Destination Specialist

An experts’ guide to getting school trip numbers!

Our colleague Richard from the Es Pla Education Centre has shared his expertise on what to do if your trip numbers aren’t what you hoped they would be.

Wednesday, 26th February 2020

Destination Specialist

Is Iceland on the brink of another volcanic eruption?

You may have spotted on the news various reports from Iceland regarding potential magma accumulation and an associated risk of volcanic activity.

Wednesday, 29th January 2020

Jo Coles

Plotting Plastic Pollution

Kids Against Plastic have worked with Esri to develop a GIS data logging app and online analysis dashboard designed to encourage students, young people, families… anyone… to get involved in the collection of data that will help map-out plastic pollution, particular single-use plastic.

Tuesday, 28th January 2020

Amy and Ella from Kids Against Plastic

The Earthshot Prize

The Earthshot Prize is a new award that was applauded by Sir David Attenborough as the ‘most prestigious environmental prize in history’, in the hopes of inspiring and encouraging innovative new solutions to tackling the challenges of a changing climate.

Wednesday, 15th January 2020

Jo Coles

Top 5 Responsible School Trip Destinations

Get inspired with these 5 itineraries designed to engage your students with environmental issues in some of our favourite destinations.

Monday, 6th January 2020

Destination Specialist

#1 Ultimate Ecotourism in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is home to 22 national parks that cover 26% of the land, protected beaches, 5% of the world’s biodiversity and produces 99% of its energy from renewable sources.

Monday, 6th January 2020

Destination Specialist

#2 Low Carbon Footprint in Norway

Norway is one of the world’s shining examples of green living. This itinerary is designed to keep each student’s carbon footprint as low as possible; ditching the coach for the great Norwegian outdoors!

Monday, 6th January 2020

Destination Specialist

#3 Critical Thinking in Iceland

Iceland provides students with a unique opportunity to discuss modern environmental issues and case studies in a remarkable setting.

Monday, 6th January 2020

Destination Specialist

#4 Developing Sustainability in Mallorca

How does an area which relies heavily on tourism implement sustainable practices?

Monday, 6th January 2020

Destination Specialist

#5 Energy in the Azores

A school trip the Azores promises students a chance to get back to nature, engage with local culture and see raw geography up close and personal.

Monday, 6th January 2020

Destination Specialist

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