Sources & Literature on EEC



IEED, Participatory learning & action, IIED: 1995

IUCN-CEC, CEPA Toolkit – Communication, Education and Public Awareness for Biodiversity Strategies, IUCN: 2007

Kolb, Experiential Learning: Experience as the Source of Learning and Development, Pearson Education: 2015 

Seeds for Change, A Consensus Handbook. Co­operative decision­making for activists, co­ops and communities, Seeds for Change: 2013

OepenMOVE – Moderation and Visualization for Group Events, ACT & InWEnt: 2003

Oepen (ed), Environmental Communication. A Practical Orientation, GIZ & OECD: 2000

Oepen/Hamacher (eds), Communicating the Environment, Peter Lang: 2000

Oepen, Strategic Communication for Sustainable Development. A Conceptual Overview, GIZ: 2006

Oepen, Communicating the Environment in Laos, in Global Media Journal – German Edition, 11(1), 2021, DOI:

RARE, Behavior Change for Nature, RARE: 2019

SinghalUsing infotainment media for social change, 2008




The following links provide useful web-based sources for multi-media and educational material related to environmental and biodiversity protection as well as climate change:

Convention on Biodiversity Resources teaching resources on biodiversity. Biodiversity Teachers Guide for Year 3-4 in Australia, incl. teaching materials

Oxfam Climate Chaos resources for a 5-day workshop on “What is Climate Change?” for kids, complete with tasks, games, exercises, video clips etc.

Biodiversity Day Global Biodiversity Action Days in 40 countries as part of German development cooperation

Children’s Segment of the Indo-German Biodiversity Program offers a range of information, games, quizzes, a video and a photo gallery related to biodiversity in general, and in India in particular

Youth and United Nations Global Alliance of FAO, UN and the World Association for Girl Guides and Girl Scouts has published a series of Youth Guides and Challenge Badges for youth leaders, school teachers and NGOs, inter alia guides on Biodiversity and Forest, and challenge badges on Biodiversity, Forests, Climate Change, Water, Soils, Food Security and Climate Change and other themes