The foods we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the climate that makes our planet habitable all come from nature.
Yet, these are exceptional times in which nature is sending us a message:
To care for ourselves we must care for nature. It’s time to wake up. To take notice. To raise our voices. It’s time to build back better for People and Planet. This World Environment Day, it’s Time for Nature.
Regular physical activity of moderate intensity – such as walking, cycling, or doing sports – has significant benefits for health. At all ages, the benefits of being physically active outweigh potential harm, for example through accidents. Some physical activity is better than none. By becoming more active throughout the day in relatively simple ways, people can quite easily achieve the recommended activity levels.
The mobility needs of people who walk and cycle – often the majority of citizens in a city – continue to be overlooked, states Share the Road Programme Annual Report 2018, even though the benefits of investing in pedestrians and cyclists can save lives, help protect the environment and support poverty reduction. Meeting the needs of people who walk and cycle continues to be a critical part of the mobility solution for helping cities de-couple population growth from increased emissions, and to improve air quality and road safety.
A discussion with professional football players about the implications of climate change on football. Hear about waterpolo, politics, blisters and the favourite food of author and football journalist David Goldblatt and professional football players Arianna Criscione (Paris Saint-Germain), Sofie Junge Pedersen (Juventus) and Morten Thorsby (Sampdoria).
The International Day for Biological Diversity is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues. It is currently held on May 22. The International Day for Biological Diversity falls within the scope of the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda's Sustainable Development Goals.
A webinar discussing the need to connect with and empower youth, as the central stakeholders for international sports. The IOC Young Leaders programme is used as an example, hearing from two Young Leaders about what does and does not works
How can we connect with youth as central stakeholders for the international sports world Using the example of the IOC Young Leaders programme, we will hear from two Young Leaders about what works and what does NOT work. Key topics for the webinar are: Connect with youth as key stakeholders within sport; Youth empowerment and leadership; Addressing, engaging and entrusting youth at international sports governing body
Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries.
David Orr, founder of 350.org once argued that the environmental crisis is fundamentally a crisis of education. If more people understood the natural environment, its current and expected future challenges, and their relationship to the environment, perhaps minds and behaviors would change. Sport ecology has emerged as a promising inroad for sport management professors to frame 'grand challenges' discussions in undergraduate and graduate coursework.
In this webinar, experienced professors will discuss their approaches to teaching sport ecology content in general sport management classes, and strategies for creating stand-alone sport ecology coursework. Speakers: Dr. Jonathan Casper (North Carolina State University), Dr. Brian McCullough (Seattle University / The Sport Ecology Group), Dr. Sylvia Trendafilova (University of Tennessee at Knoxville) Moderator: Dr. Walker Ross (Florida Southern College)
There is no shortage of opportunities when it comes to greening the sport sector. This webinar is focused on the toughest, most complicated, and most challenging of the bunch: climate action items with the greatest impact. Panelists will discuss large-scale fan engagement campaigns, the prospect of introducing carbon-positive operations initiatives, green transport options, and more. Speakers: Aileen McManamon (5T Sports), Claire Poole (Sport Positive Summit), Haruki Sawada (Green Sports Alliance Japan), Garrett Wong (Green Sports Alliance) Moderator: Dr. Brian McCullough (Seattle University / The Sport Ecology Group)
To kick off the webinar series, we'll be discussing the history of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and some stand-out actions and initiatives happening in the sport sector around Earth Day. Tune in to learn more about ongoing athlete advocacy initiatives, research projects, fan engagement campaigns, and more! Speakers: Claire DeNegro (Earth Day Network); Chris Mazdezer (USA Luge); Dr. Brian McCullough (Seattle University / The Sport Ecology Group) Moderator: Kristin Hanczor (Green Sports Alliance)