ENVIS Centre on Environmental Education and Sustainable Development

Hosted by Centre for Environment Education (CEE), Ahmedabad, India

Sponsored by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India

 

CEE as ENVIS Centre on Environmental Education and Sustainable Development
  

CEE-ENVIS Centre on Environmental Education and Sustainable Development caters to the information needs of environmental educators and other interested groups and individuals in these domains. CEE is an ENVIS Centre on Environmental Education (EE) since 1992 and has been re-designated as ENVIS Centre on ‘Environmental Education and Sustainable Development’. It has also been identified as one of the SDNP-ENVIS Centre (Sustainable Development Network Partner) on the thematic area ‘Environmental Education and Awareness’. As an ENVIS Centre, CEE has been contributing towards integration of national efforts in environmental education information collection, collation, storage, retrieval and dissemination to all concerned. The focus of CEE’s ENVIS Centre has been on providing information related to environmental education to teachers and educators, students, media personnel, researchers, policy planners, decision makers, and other interested and concerned people.

It caters to the information needs on Environmental Education and Sustainable Development through following four services:

  • CEE ENVIS Website on EE & SD www.ceeenvis.nic.in
    The ENVIS website www.ceeenvis.nic.in caters to the EE and ESD information needs of environmental educators and interested citizens, individuals and groups. It has several interactive features for users to ask queries as well as post their ideas/project. The website has a database section with information on various information products
  • E-Library: An online database with a large collection of articles, books, e-books, and journals on different themes are available on EE and ESD subject areas.
  • Education for Change quarterly newsletter to disseminate information on EE and ESD. The soft copies of the current and past issues are made available at www.ceeenvis.nic.in.
  • Query-Response Service to respond to specific information requests at cee@envis.nic.in and cee.envis@ceeindia.org

CEE as ENVIS Node on EE for Biomedical Waste Management.
CEE as the node on environmental education for biomedical waste management caters to the information needs of stakeholders, through the following means:
  • Linkages with information in the country and abroad for enhancing the information base on biomedical waste management.
  • Supplying information on queries related to biomedical waste management, in the form of copies of published reports, documents, abstracts and research papers.
  • Gradually building up an inventory of information and material
  • Identifying data gaps and knowledge gaps in the subject area and taking suitable action to fill these gaps.
  • www.bmwmindia.org , the website on biomedical waste management.