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Re-wilding Britain

Rewilding Britain is a charity set up by people with a passion for nature.  It believes that rewilding provides hope for the future for people and nature, and that, through rewinding, we can start to reverse centuries of ecological damage.  We can, for example, re-establish natural processes, reconnect with nature and regain wonder for the natural…

The Species Recovery Trust

The Species Recovery Trust is dedicated to stopping some of the UK’s rarest species from going extinct, and re-connecting people with the wildlife found around them. Its work focusses on doing the following … Shortlisting species which are currently demonstrating catastrophic levels of decline in the UK, those which already exist at such low numbers that their…

Unhealthy days out

The Soil Association spent the summer sending teams of undercover ‘secret diner’ families to review children’s food offerings at our favourite theme parks, museums, art galleries and zoos. As we all already knew, it’s mostly bad news.  The SA says: “We’ve uncovered a lack of healthy choices for children. 75% of children’s lunchboxes didn’t include any veg or salad…

Green Schoolyards Report

Green Schoolyards: A Growing Movement Supporting Health, Education and Connection with Nature is a newly released American report that describes the significant and diverse benefits of green schoolyards. The free, 70-page report documents the journeys and lessons of green schoolyard programs across the country and is informed by a rich dialogue that has been taking…

Generation Green: Smarter Power

British Gas with National Schools Partnership have launched Generation Green: Smarter Power – a new and free teacher’s resource and competition to help pupils aged 7-11 learn how new technology can help save energy.  Competition prizes include a £50,000 school energy makeover and a trip to the Science Museum. With Smarter Power pupils go on an energy…

Action for Sustainable Development

Today’s web watch is the, for now, last of our looks at  the Sustainable Development Goals Action for Sustainable Development [ Action4SD ] is a global civil society organisation to engage with the sustainable development agenda that brings together over 500 organisations and activists from around the world, particularly from the Global South. This platform aims to raise awareness, build…