Environmental Studies

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Environmental Education: A Literature Guide

Timothy Skinner, MLS, is the reference librarian for William Carey International University.

Timothy Skinner, MLS, is the reference librarian for William Carey International University.

WCIU Journal: Environmental Studies Topic

October 8, 2019

by Timothy Skinner

Library of Congress Classification

GE 70 – GE 90  Environmental education

Dewey Decimal Classification

370 Education                                                    

371 Schools and their activities; special education

507 Education, research, and related topics in science

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Environmental education                                                       Pamphlets in environmental education

Volunteer workers in environmental education

Reference Books

International Handbook of Research on Environmental Education (2012)


Finney, Carolyn. 2014. Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.

Glave, Dianne D. 2010. Rooted in the Earth: Reclaiming the African American Environmental Heritage. Chicago: Chicago Review Press.

Goodman, Joel, and Clifford E. Knapp. 2017. 201 Nature and Human Nature Activities. Monterey, CA: Healthy Learning.

Hungerford, Harold R. 2005.  Essential Readings in Environmental Education. 3rd ed. Champaign, IL: Stipes.

Knapp, Clifford E., and Joel Goodman. 2017. Humanizing Outdoor and Environmental Education. Monterey, CA: Healthy Living.

Maathai, Wangari. 2003. The Green Belt Movement: Sharing the Approach and the Experience. Brooklyn, NY: Lantern Books.

_______. 2007. Unbowed: A Memoir. New York: Anchor.

_______. 2010. The Challenge for Africa. New York: Anchor.

Saylan, Charles, and Daniel T. Blumstein. 2011. The Failure of Environmental Education (and How We Can Fix It). Berkeley: University of California Press.

Sobel, David. 1999.  Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education. 2d ed. Great Barrington, MA: Orion Society.

Winograd, Ken., ed. 2016. Education in Times of Environmental Crises: Teaching Children to be Agents of Change. London: Routledge.

Organizations and Websites

National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF): www.neefusa.org

North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE): https://naaee.org

World Watch Institute: www.worldwatch.org