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,…

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…

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

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

Ranganath Nayak
Cytel Inc.
United States

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…

Estimating Carbon Sequestration in Vegetable Gardens

Merri Harris Byford August 20, 2009 01:21 AM

I am seeking ways to encourage people to grow their own vegetables. At the same time we are trying to calculate how much a back yard vegetable garden is contributing to decreasing…

Behavioural Responses to Climate Change: Asymmetry of Intentions and Impacts

Whitmarsh, L. (2009, March). Behavioural responses to climate change: Asymmetry of intentions and impacts. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29(1), 13-23.

In seeking to determine whether climate change mitigation strategies are effective, researchers and policy-makers typically use energy consumption as an indicator. UK government…

Food Miles vs Nitrogen Fertilizer

nicoletta landi August 10, 2009 05:16 PM

In an article from Tim Hartford on the FT last month, I read something like:

"An environmentally conscious consumer in the crisps aisle of the supermarket will probably be…

Food Miles: Another Wrench in the Spokes of Environmental Educators

Remi Charron Edmonon August 07, 2009 04:51 PM

This is one of the better environmental related articles that I've read in a while:

We have a "food miles" workshop in my…

Food and Non-Edible, Compostable Waste in a University Dining Facility

Sarjahani, A., Serrano, E. L. & Johnson, R. (2009). Food and Non-Edible, Compostable Waste in a University Dining Facility. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, (4)1, 95-102.

National data indicate that 91 billion pounds of food are lost by consumers and food service annually. With growing concerns about the environment, economy, and food production,…

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