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  • A study looking at middle school science textbooks shows that grammar and word choice play a large role in how a person develops impressions of nature and humans’ role in it. Moreover, the study showed that the current way we think and talk about nature won’t change the environmentally-harmful status quo. 

>> Human–Nature Relationships in School Science: A Critical Discourse Analysis of a Middle‐Grade Science Textbook. Ajay Sharma and Cory A. Buxton. 2015.

  • How should we be talking to people about marine conservation? Brand-new research shows that discussing environmental and lifestyle benefits and costs of conserving the ocean is more effective than discussing economic benefits and costs.

>> Building community support for coastal management — What types of messages are most effective? Angela J. Dean et al. 2019.