Environment

Stories from Europeana about the environment, the climate, and nature

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Broadcasting disasters

How the media has reported on historical wildfires across Europe

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Four countries’ green activities

Discover culture and nature through alternative travel experiences

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National Parks

Where nature is preserved and human's influence is kept in check to protect biodiversity

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Sustainability and Tourism

The impact of tourism, and the way forward towards environmental, social and economic harmony.

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Green through time

Four historical figures who raised awareness of the environment

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Generating electricity and power

For centuries, people have harnessed nature and science to generate energy and electricity for industrial power.

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The Watersnoodramp

The 1953 Dutch battle against water, captured in moving images.

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Pollution: an industrial legacy

Gallery exploring pollution as a negative industrial legacy on our planet and landscapes across Europe.

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The human crisis and the three Es

The environment, equality and endangered

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Asbestos at Work

Exposure to asbestos - once valued for its qualities - has caused illnesses and death among thousands of workers.

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Strike at the Bor Mine in the 1930s

Take a look at conditions and protests at the Bor Mine in Serbia, one of the first environmental protests in Europe.

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Trees in Art

From calming to chilling and great forests to solitary trunks, explore these artworks which depict trees.

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How’s the weather?

Words and phrases across Europe to describe weather

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Clouds

Cumulonimbus, cirrus or stratus... discover paintings and photographs of clouds in this gallery

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Foggy weather

Explore this gallery of paintings and photographs of foggy weather, over seas, mountains and other landscapes.

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Rainy weather

Explore these paintings and photographs of rainy days from places across Europe and the world.

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Sunny weather

Explore this gallery of paintings and photographs of sunshine and sunny days.

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Stormy weather

Explore this gallery of paintings and photographs of stormy skies and tempestous weather.

Learning scenarios about Environment

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Water Scientists

Citizenship, Environment, Project-based learning, STEAM - Early childhood & Primary education

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Let’s Make Green Decisions

Citizenship, Environment, IBSE, Literacy - Lower Secondary Education

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Forests and Meadows: Invertebrates

Art, English, STEAM - Primary school

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Rewrite the Story with STEAM

Art, English - Primary school, STEAM

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Climate Change – Just a BEGINNING

English, STEAM - Upper secondary

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A Plastic-Free World?

English, Language subjects - Lower secondary, Upper secondary

Coral reef today, yesterday and… tomorrow

STEAM - Lower secondary

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Coding a Sustainable Future

STEAM - Primary school

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We’re Going on a Tree Hunt

STEAM - Primary school

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Earth’s Changing Climate

STEAM - Pre-primary school, Primary school

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From the photon to the leaf

STEAM - Upper secondary and Lower secondary

Connecting with the Environment using our Senses

English, Language, Language subjects - Primary school

Ecology in the Energy System and Companies

English, STEAM - Secondary school, VET

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Nurture Mother Nature

English, STEAM - Lower secondary

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Exploring Species’ Habitats

Science - Upper Secondary

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Take Aim at Climate Change

Language subjects, STEAM - Secondary school

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Save Venice

STEAM - Upper secondary

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Biodiversity Explorers

Art, STEAM - Secondary school

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Climate Change Webquest

English, STEAM - Lower secondary

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Where There is Life, There is Soap!

English, History, STEAM - Lower secondary