Month: August 2011

Rosie’s in it for the Long Run!

Rosie’s in it for the Long Run!

Charity champion and relentless runner Rosie Swale-Pope MBE dropped in at rainforest saving supporters, Dowlais Engine House today as part of her latest fundraising campaign. Charity champion and relentless runner Rosie Swale-Pope MBE dropped in at rainforest saving supporters, Dowlais Engine House (today, Friday 5 August) as part of her latest fundraising campaign. Members of […]

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New Cardiff champions help size towards target

New Cardiff champions help size towards target

Three Cardiff-based organisations have joined Size of Wales to help sustain an area of rainforest the size of Wales – now a quarter of the way to its target. Cardiff University’s Sustainable Places Research Institute, Techniquest and printers McLays have become supporting members with the Size of Wales project to help raise awareness, as part of our national response to […]

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Project ¼ way to saving rainforest Size of Wales

Project ¼ way to saving rainforest Size of Wales

Size of Wales celebrates a milestone this week. We are now a quarter of the way to our target of helping to sustain an area of rainforest the size of Wales. Size of Wales aims to raise awareness of the importance of rainforest protection, as part of our national response to climate change. The world’s rainforests […]

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Bangor University helps project ¼ way to target

Bangor University helps project ¼ way to target

Bangor University is using its African tropical forest expertise for a unique national scheme to sustain an area of rainforest the size of Wales. The University joins Bangor’s Wales Environment Research Hub as a supporting member with the Size of Wales project, which is now a quarter of the way to its target of raising £2 million to help protect […]

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Rare antelope reveals secrets of threatened forest

Rare antelope reveals secrets of threatened forest

Pictures captured by scientists reveal hidden wildlife hotspot A new population of Africa’s most critically endangered forest antelope is living in a highly threatened forest in Northern Kenya, scientists can reveal. Conservationists are calling for the immediate preservation of the Boni-Dodori forest after camera traps set up by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), the Kenyan Wildlife […]

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WWF Cymru Celebrates Success In Helping Protect Forests The Size Of Wales

WWF Cymru Celebrates Success In Helping Protect Forests The Size Of Wales

The St Davids-based adventure & innovation company TYF has pledged a total of £25,000 to support the WWF East African Coastal Forest project, delivered in a partnership arrangement with Size of Wales. Overall, Size of Wales and its partners have now passed the quarter-way mark in terms of money raised and pledged – that’s £592,000 towards their £2million target. […]

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