Communications medley: Baby it’s cold outside

In this week’s round up: audience insights from new polls, behavior change thoughts, weather’s impact on climate belief, and why your taste for seafood makes whales cry. Welcome to the first round up of the year! I’ve tried to keep things short since there’s a lot of good stuff to cover. If you’re a science […]

Talking to Teens about Talking to Angry “Birds”

Deb Kerr on why teens who want environmental action don’t need to preach to the choir nor the critics. Relief. That’s the first reaction I get from teenagers when I start explaining the choir, congregation and non-believer model—relief to be off the hook and no longer under pressure to persuade and convert someone who is […]

Communications medley: climate change is… awkward?

In this week’s round up: making the link between healthy ecosystems and ‘green’ actions, the basics on communicating climate and extreme weather, and audience insights. We’re reorganizing our communications round ups to be more useful – please give us your feedback! If you’re a science communicator or educator at an informal science center (such as […]

Weekly Round Up: Climate? Si se puede!

In the round up this week: diverse perspectives on environmental justice, zoos and aquariums making change, and new research. I’ve tried to keep descriptions brief this round up because there’s so much good stuff! If you’re a science communicator or educator at an informal science center (such as a zoo, aquarium, or museum) trying to […]

Weekly Round Up: play to the audience

In the round up this week: newest audience insights, why bliss is ignorance when it comes to climate change, teen flight, and more. Lots to cover today so summaries will be brief – but it’s all highly recommended! If you’re a science communicator or educator at an informal science center (such as a zoo, aquarium, […]