Month: June 2011

Wales Supports world’s rainforests

Wales Supports world’s rainforests

The people of Wales are coming together to conserve some of the last remaining rainforests in the world, as part of a national response to climate change. Through the Size of Wales project, a combined area of rainforest the size of our nation will be protected. A practical, people-led initiative which matches forest projects with […]

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Tree planting celebrated

Tree planting celebrated

The tree-planting activities that the Dowlais Engine House have carried out this year have been celebrated Size of Wales. The Size of Wales project recognised the youth club’s achievements by planting 160 trees at one of the projects they support in Kenya. Pant and Dowlais Boys and Girls Club planted a fantastic 160 trees this […]

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Increase in extreme weather

Increase in extreme weather

Does the increasingly unpredictable weather indicate the effects of climate change? The coldest winter in 300 years is followed by the warmest spring in 100. This is nothing compared to other parts of the world – with 17 countries experiencing extremes of temperature so far this year. Whilst this year’s drought in Europe is being put down […]

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