New Release: IB Environmental Systems and Societies – Study & Revision Guide

We are delighted to announce the publication of our new study and revision guide for IB Environmental Systems and Societies (ESS). Written for the requirements of the 2017–2023 exam sessions, this revision guide offers succinct coverage of the whole syllabus for Environmental Systems and Societies, with extensive self-test material to help students prepare for mocks and final exams. Clearly structured to match the curriculum, it offers exam tips and original case studies.   Here’s what author Adrian Palmer said about his book: I have ...

Europe’s last primeval, virginal forest

Poland boasts the last primeval, virginal forest in Europe, which covers 1,500 square kilometres on the eastern side of the country bordering with Belarus. Reporter, Rajan Datar went to visit what is now a world heritage site and home to a great deal of wildlife, including 500 bison who had faced extinction. I think we sometimes get caught up in the notion that primeval forests are a feature of places that sound rather distant and in sunnier climes. Worth appreciating and celebrating ...

Phenology

I recently  bought a book Phenology - the study of times of recurring natural phenomena especially in relation to climate. Its an interesting read with lots of useful activities for students and though it is rather focussed on organisms found in the UK it has great teaching ideas for observing the affects of climate change. I then found links to websites that involve observing Nature's calendar, inspiring students about the natural world and helping make them make a meaningful contribution to ...