Making Nature exhibition

Making Nature is an exhibition I recently visited at the Wellcome Galleries in Euston. It provides an intriguing look at the evolving relationship between humans and nature. Though I can’t say that I related to every part of the exhibition, I would recommend it as a welcome introduction to considering humans and their place (or rather, perceived…

vEcotours VR app used in class

Discovery Education blog: VR apps for classroom conservation

Virtual Reality can take students out of the classroom and into entirely new lands, environments and experiences — from global travel to outer space — and it is primed to be the next big learning opportunity to integrate into the learning environment. (The ‘New Vision for Education: Fostering Social and Emotional Learning through Technology’ report published by…

Sharon Bull, Taiji Cove dolphin slaughter protest march

A compassionate voice to educate

I first met Sharon Bull at a march against the Taiji Cove dolphin slaughter in early 2015. I admired her for standing in front of the huge crowd, gathered in Trafalgar Square, and speaking so passionately, poetically and unashamedly about her journey to becoming a wildlife campaigner, and why ‘compassion’ to others – albeit human…

Child making a bee hotel

Making an impact with bee hotels

June is a rather special month for Discovery employees, as the entire, global team simultaneously takes part in a day of giving back to the community, known as Impact Day. This year, the volunteer project that I chose to participate in involved making bee hotels with a local school, Granton Primary. I didn’t really know…