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Second Nature

Second Nature is a nonprofit organization that supports the Education for Sustainability (EFS) movement, helping colleges and universities expand their efforts environmentally sustainable action a foundation of all learning and practice.
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44 Bromfield Street, Fifth Floor
Boston , MA 02108-4909
Phone: (617) 292-7771
Fax: (617) 292-0150
E-Mail: info@secondnature.org
Website: http://www.secondnature.org

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Second Nature is a nonprofit organization working to help colleges and universities expand their efforts to make environmentally sustainable and just action a foundation of learning and practice. Education for Sustainability (EFS) is a lifelong learning process that leads to an informed and involved citizenry having the creative problem-solving skills, scientific and social literacy, and commitment to engage in responsible individual and cooperative actions. Second Nature focuses on colleges and universities because they educate our future teachers, leaders, managers, policymakers and other professionals.Second Nature's vision of a just and sustainable future is one that allows all present and future humans to be healthy, have their basic needs met, have fair and equitable access to the earth's resources and have a decent quality of life while preserving the biologically diverse ecosystems on which all life depends. Clearly, a shift in the thinking, values and actions of all individuals and institutions worldwide is required to approach this vision. Higher education institutions must provide the awareness, knowledge, skills and values needed to help society make this shift towards a just and sustainable future.

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