The Wetland Book pp 1359-1362 | Cite as

Learning for Life and Educational Services

  • Mark Everard
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From the fringes of oceans and major rivers and lakes to the smallest of urban pools, wetlands offer a wide range of educational opportunities. These span multiple forms of learning, ranging from formal educational centers at or relating to wetlands through to informal learning opportunities afforded by proximity to wetlands.


Learning Education Informal Education Lifelong Learning Wetland Learning and Behavior Change Wetland centres 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Water Security NetworkUniversity of the West of EnglandBristolUK

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