This manual is intended to serve as a sourcebook for Volunteers and others to draw upon when implementing educational programs. The activities here are primarily organized according to subject matter, such as soil, water, trees, nature awareness, and ecology, with additional activities included under Service Learning Activities and Games.
The University of Michigan provides an in-depth account of energy flow through ecosystems.
The Small Grants Example Projects tool is designed for Peace Corps Volunteers and their counterparts to inspire small grants projects by providing excellent examples of projects that were previously implemented across different regions and sectors.
The Global Alliance For Clean Cookstoves is a public-private initiative to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions.
The country profiles listed on the website of The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves identifies the alliance's focus and partner countries and provides details about the work being done in each country.
This webpage describes the major greenhouse gases and how they end up in the atmosphere. It also explains how much of each type of gas currently exists in the atmosphere, how long each type stays in the atmosphere, and the impact of each type of gas on global temperatures.
This webpage describes the causes of climate change. It explains the role of greenhouse gases (especially CO2) in climate change, and discusses how changes in the sun's energy affect how much energy reaches Earth’s system. It also explains how changes in earth's surface reflectivity affect how much energy enters Earth’s system.
The Clean Cooking Catalog is a global database of cookstoves, fuels, fuel products, and performance data. It includes information on features and specifications, as well as emissions, efficiency and safety based on laboratory and field-testing.
This webpage describes photosynthesis, the carbon cycle, and how they relate to global climate change. It also briefly explains how other greenhouse gases affect climate change.
This fact sheet explains how climate change affects local agriculture and food security, and outlines the challenges faced because of the world's growing population and changing weather patterns. It also outlines Feed the Future's approach to increasing food security despite changing climate patterns.