The Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI) fosters community university partnerships that aim to promote the principles and practices of civic engagement and democracy.

Green Sod Ireland
Green Sod Ireland


Green Sod Ireland is set up to protect Irish ecosystems and educate people to be proactive in the preservation of nature. There are two strands to the work:
1. Establishing WildAcres in order to create safe habitats and to facilitate the free movement of wildlife, vital for biodiversity.
2. Ecological Education promoting a paradigm shift in thinking from Cenozoic to Ecozoic* includes; The Story of the Universe, a cross-curricular initiative for Primary School; Transition year, an adult Environmental Studies programme; University net-working.
*Cenozoic – Human centred. Ecozoic – Earth centred.


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