Food for Life

The Food for Life programme is about transforming food culture – making healthy, tasty and sustainable meals the norm, reconnecting people with where their food comes from, teaching them how it’s grown and cooked, and championing the importance of well-sourced ingredients.  FFL works with thousands of schools, nurseries, hospitals and care homes, helping them build knowledge and skills…

Are you in the South West of England?

If so, then the South West learning for Sustainability Coalition might interest you. The Coalition is a Community Interest Company of over 130 organisations and individuals across the South west.  Coalition members share expertise in sustainable development, education & learning and understand that: “learning, viewed broadly, is crucial to the development of a sustainable South West.” You…

Polli:Nation – it’s time to get involved

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) is supporting the UK-wide biodiversity project, Polli:Nation, which supports schools in helping to protect the future of our seriously dwindling bee population.  Learning through Landscapes has just announced that it is now open to applications from primary and secondary schools to take part and apply for support in the project. If you successfully…

Lessons from Near and Far

Plymouth University and Natural England, held a conference last week that brought together key players from the research and policy communities in order to: provide a forum for learning from international research and policy help inform policy directions in particular the potential for learning in natural environments to develop characteristics that are precursors to attainment and enhanced…

Gwynt y Môr

Climate Action reports that the world’s second largest wind farm has been opened eight miles in Liverpool Bay, off North Wales, and will boost the UK’s offshore wind power capacity by 14%.  The Gwynt y Môr site has 160 turbines and will generate 576MW of electricity.  This is enough to power around 400,000 average UK homes.  More…

Are Antiques Green?

Is your Victorian chest of drawers ‘greener’ than the one you’ve just bought in a flat pack from that well-known retailer?  How do their carbon footprints compare?  What makes the difference? There’s new information that may help you understand what’s involved.  You can download it here.  Of course, for a balanced view, you should also see…