National Policy



Brazilian Network for Environmental Education (REBEA)
Comissão de Meio Ambiente e Qualidade de Vida na Escola (COM-VIDA)
Environmental Education and Family Agriculture Program (Programa de Educação Ambiental e Agricultura Familiar)
Ministry of Environment
National Program on Sustainable Schools (Programa Nacional Escolas Sustentáveis)
Youth Conference for the Environment (Conferência Nacional Infantojuvenil pelo Meio Ambiente)


Case Studies

Photo of diary entries

The Eco-Picture Diary Environmental Education Project (EDEEP) was developed and introduced by Recycle Design, a Yokohama-based civil society organization, to inform students, their family members, and other citizens about particular socio-environmental issues and strategies in Yokohama City, Japa


Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Japan Environment Association
Japanese Society for EE
Ministry of the Environment
United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)



Department of Education
Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority
The Commission on Higher Education
The Department of Science and Technology


Case Studies

Cover Page for GEEP Case Study on US-Taiwan Eco-Campus Partnerships

The U.S.-Taiwan Eco-Campus Partnership Program (EPP) seeks to build a clean and healthy living environment to achieve the goal of sustainable communities. EPP’s main objectives include:

This case study describes one country’s process of implementing a national environmental education act. The Taiwan Environmental Education Act (TEEA) was approved on June 5th, 2010 and went into effect the following year, on June 5th, 2011.


Environmental education has long been a national priority in Taiwan.



Central Environmental Education Regional Center
Chinese Society for Environmental Education
Dagon Elementary School
Department of Comprehensive Planning, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA)
Eastern Environmental Education Regional Center
Environmental Protection Administration, ROC (Taiwan)
Northern District Environmental Education Regional Center
Pie-Yuan Elementary School
Southern Environmental Education Regional Center



Association for EE in Finland
Finnish Association for Nature Conservation (FANC)
Finnish Forest Association
Finnish Nature League - Luonto-Liitto
Finnish Outdoors Association (Suomen latu)
Kuopion steinerkoulu Virkkula
LYKKY Association of Nature Schools and Environmental Schools (Luonto- ja ympäristökoulujen liitto) and LYKENetwork
Scouts Finland
SYKLI Environmental School of Finland
University of Oulu’s Faculty of Education
WWF Finland



Centre for Environmental Citizenship Initiatives, Ghana
Conservation Alliance
Environmental Protection Agency Ghana
Friends of the Earth, Ghana (School of Sustainability)
Ghana Wildlife Society (Conservation Education & Awareness Creation)

United States

Case Studies

Students at play

Outdoor preschools—schools where children spend the majority of the school day learning outdoors with a nature-focused curriculum—are growing rapidly in the United States.

Cover page of Rocking the Boat case study

Rocking the Boat is a non-profit organization that provides positive youth development programs for 14–18-year-old students in the South Bronx,  

Teen using an air quality monitor

This case study describes how one community-based organization is engaging high school students in ongoing study and action learning toward the goal of improving air quality.

Teen using an air quality monitor


The Students and Teachers Restoring A Watershed (STRAW) Program of Point Blue Conservation Science is a collaborative network of K-12 students and teachers leading their communities to restore their local ecosystems.

STRAWStudents and Teachers Restoring A Watershed


African Initiative for Environmental Education
Arizona Association for Environmental Education
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
Center for Nature and Place-Based Early Childhood Education
Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education
Confluence Environmental Center
Earth and Sky School of Wilderness Studies
Earth Day Network
Environmental Educators of North Carolina
Institute for Earth Regenerative Studies
Iowa Conservation Education Coalition
Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College
National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF)
National Wildlife Federation
New Hampshire Environmental Educators Designopedia
North American Association for Environmental Education
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
StoneLion Puppet Theatre
UCONN's Natural Resources Conservation Academy
US Environmental Protection Agency
White Oak Conservation
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center