Monthly Archives: June 2016

When Should Environmental Awareness Be a Policy Goal? Assessing the Conditions Under Which Raising Awareness Increases Environmental Sustainability and Societal Resilience

Since the 1970s, governments have increasingly sought to achieve greater environmental awareness among their citizens using “soft” policy instruments like education and pro-social campaigns. The assumption has been that greater awareness among populations would result in changes in individuals’ behaviors, and reduce aggregate effects of environmental degradation in ways that could not easily be addressed…
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Promoting Community Involvement and Opinion Leadership in Protection of the Salt Marshes of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge: An analysis of audience and program participant surveys conducted for Pickering Creek Audubon Center

The research conducted for this report is intended to benefit the development of Pickering Creek Audubon Center’s outdoor experiential “Salt Marsh Stories” program at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. All four focal audiences—Audubon, higher education, and faith and business communities—have individuals who rank highly on conservation communication and civic leadership. Communication leadership promoting conservation is the highest among…
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Low Carbon Transportation

Increased walking and biking can begin now and improve over five years. With vision and business development, we can dramatically improve public transportation in ten years. Download the Presentation Here.
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