Why We Don't "Walk the Talk": Understanding the Environmental Values/Behaviour Gap in Canada

Huddart, E; Beckley, T M.; McFarlane, B L.; Nadeau, S. (2009). Why We Don't "Walk the Talk": Understanding the Environmental Values/Behaviour Gap in Canada. Human Ecology Review, 16(2) 151-160.
Worldwide, studies have shown increases in environmental values and beliefs over the past four decades. However, in few cases have researchers observed parallel increases in envir…

Window Farms

Ranganath Nayak Cambridge October 07, 2009 02:50 PM
For a fascinating way to get people to garden--grow their own food indoors, see www.windowfarms.org. Ranganath Nayak Cytel Inc. United States

European Partners in Local Food Schemes

darren gibbs narberth October 21, 2009 09:44 AM
has anyone explored behavioural change towards local/slow food and also ecological footprinting in europe? darren gibbs towards one planet living officer planed United Ki…

University-Led Permaculture Research

Heather Trueman Saskatoon November 16, 2009 09:44 AM
I am trying to stir up some academic interest on our campus for research into permaculture suitable for the Saskatchewan climate. Before I begin discussing the topic with researc…

The Check, Clean, Dry Campaign

New Zealand is an island nation that lies deep in the South Pacific. It consists of two main islands – the North Island and the South Island – separated by a 29km wide waterway, t…

The Check, Clean, Dry Campaign

Jan Aceti Brookline November 28, 2009 07:41 PM
As one of the individuals with responsibility for preparing cases for the case study section of the Fostering Sustainable Behavior website, I'm pleased to inform you that a new ca…

The Relationship Between Environmental Activism, Pro-Environmental Behaviour and Social Identity

Dono, J., Webb, J., & Richardson, B. (2009). The relationship between environmental activism, pro-environmental behaviour and social identity. Journal of Environmental Psychology, XX(X) (available online), 1-9.
Research on environmental activism remains poorly integrated and ill-defined and to date, there has been little examination of the relationship of environmental activism, pro-envi…

Conservation Easements

January 28, 2010 10:57 AM
I am looking to communicate with individuals working on conservation easements. I am in the U.S. and looking to do a comparative study of their use and effectiveness in land cons…

Community Garden in Affluent Suburb

Virginia Bruce Portland February 08, 2010 11:06 AM
We are beginning to organize a community garden in a neighborhood of mixed housing: smaller, older houses on larger lots with lots of infill subdivisions of large houses with smal…

Invasive Species: Encouraging Campers to check Gear

Helen Ough Dealy Russell February 11, 2010 04:32 PM
Project Island Song encompasses 7 pest-free islands in New Zealand's Bay of Islands. The eventual aim is the restoration of the islands and the reintroduciton of endangered specie…
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