Environmental Literacy in America: What Ten Years of NEETF/Roper Research and Related Studies Say About Environmental Literacy in the U.S.

September 1st, 2005 | RESEARCH

This report offers an assessment of environmental literacy in America that is both sobering and hopeful. This summary of almost a decade of NEETF (National Environmental Education & Training Foundation) collaboration with Roper Reports provides a loud wake-up call to the environmental education community, to community leaders, and to influential specialists ranging from physicians to weathercasters. At a time when Americans are confronted with increasingly challenging environmental choices, we learn that our citizenry is by and large both uninformed and misinformed.


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Kevin Coyle, Author, The National Environmental Education & Training Foundation

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Ecology | forestry | agriculture | Education and learning science | History | policy | law
Resource Type: Reference Materials | Report
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