Voices of the Earth

Andrew Motion uses interviews with scientists and environmentalists to form the basis of a new series of poems that address the subject of climate change and which the BBC recently featured.  Motion writes, “What is happening to our planet and its creatures it a question that should keep us all awake at night. I’ve responded…

Pathwatch 2016

The Ramblers say that 59,000 problems were reported through the Big Pathwatch last year, but that they found that the majority of our paths seem to be in good condition. It follows, they say, that the scale of the challenge to maintain all 140,000 miles of our rights of way is far from insurmountable. With low level…

Schools Model Climate Change Conference

Based on the United Nations Climate ‘COP 22’ Conference in Marakkech, Morocco, this event was organised by the InterClimate Network in Cheltenham. Students represented different countries, as they negotiated and bargained with other countries in an attempt to move the world forward in its fight against climate change. Following the negotiations, students who have been…

Peterborough’s Eco Education Framework

PECT is the Peterborough Environment City Trust, an independent environmental charity helping to protect and enhance the environment throughout Peterborough and beyond.  PECT was set up after Peterborough’s designation in 1992 as one of four UK Environment Cities along with Leeds, Leicester and Middlesbrough. With more than 23 years’ experience working within the city, PECT sets…

Wildscreen’s mission

Wildscreen’s mission is to convene the best filmmakers and photographers with the most committed conservationists to create compelling stories about the natural world; that inspire the wider public to experience it, feel part of it and protect it. It says that one of the ways it does this is by helping other conservation charities to make…