Month: March 2012

Running to prevent climate change

Running to prevent climate change

We met up with team MoCat, who are running over 600 miles to raise money for the rainforests to prevent climate change! The money will be going to the Size of Wales Forest Project in Brazil (Delivery Partner: Christian Aid). Moses started as an intern with Christian Aid and wanted to do something to stop climate change and […]

Celebrating World Forest Day, the First Minister’s birthday and thinking together for those who come behind us

Celebrating World Forest Day, the First Minister’s birthday and thinking together for those who come behind us

By Peter Davies, Sustainable Futures Commissioner for Wales Those of you who have had any contact with the Size of Wales will know it has a reputation for involving people in fun and unexpected ways! The fact that the First Minister had been invited to lunch with supporters to mark World Forest Day on what happened to be […]

World Forest Day 21 March 2012

World Forest Day 21 March 2012

Tom Griffiths from the Forest People’s programme will be speaking at Cardiff University today to explain more about his work with the Wapichan people of Guyana. Our biggest forest project, we are all really excited by this opportunity to hear from Tom himself about how the funds raised will help indigenous communities secure their rights to over one million hectares […]

Llanelli’s Richard Jenkins helps lemurs – Blog 3

Llanelli’s Richard Jenkins helps lemurs – Blog 3

A major challenge in Madagascar is preventing environmental crime within the forest itself. Illegal hunting and consumption of lemurs is a big problem in the area. We recently published a study, with Bangor University, that showed levels of lemur poaching are high and on the increase due to an erosion of traditional taboos and a proliferation of […]

Diwrnod Gwyrdd

Diwrnod Gwyrdd

Galwad ar bawb i gyfranogi! Eleni rydym i gyd yn paratoi ar gyfer y Diwrnod Gwyrdd! Diwrnod cenedlaethol ar ddydd Gwener 19 Hydref, pan fydd pawb yn gwisgo rhywbeth gwyrdd i ddangos eu cefnogaeth i Maint Cymru. Gall fod yn wig gwyrdd a phaent wyneb gwyrdd, neu ddim ond sanau gwyrdd neu dei gwyrdd. Y peth […]

Ymunwch â Thaith Gerdded Fawreddog Arfordir Cymru

Ymunwch â Thaith Gerdded Fawreddog Arfordir Cymru

Mae golygfeydd anhygoel i’w gweld ar hyd arfordir Cymru!  Fel un a gafodd ei magu wrth y môr, mae cerdded ar hyd y clogwyni yn un o’m hoff bethau i’w gwneud ar benwythnos heulog. Byddaf allan yn sicr dros ŵyl banc Calan Mai i ddathlu agoriad Llwybr Arfordir Cymru. Mae’n gyfnod cyffrous, oherwydd bod hyn yn […]

Join the Big Welsh Coastal Walk

Join the Big Welsh Coastal Walk

5 – 7 May 2012 What amazing coastal scenery we have in Wales! Having grown up by the sea, being out on a cliff top is one of my favourite things to do on a sunny weekend. I will certainly be out over the May Day bank holiday to celebrate the opening of the Wales Coast […]

Go Green Day

Go Green Day

A big call out for everyone to take part! This year we’re all gearing up towards Go Green! A national day on Friday 19 October, where everyone wears something green to show their support for Size of Wales. This could be as extravagant as a green wig and green facepaint or a subtle as green socks […]

Running with Rosie

Running with Rosie

10th June 2012 Are you the type of person who never passes up a challenge? Would you like to spend a day running in the company of Wales’ very own running legend Rosie Swale Pope Then do something amazing and join Rosie and Size of Wales in running The Wales Half Marathon today. Running 13 miles is a challenge in […]

Prosiect Cameroon wedi’i cefnogi!

Prosiect Cameroon wedi’i cefnogi!

20,000 hectar yng Nghameroon wedi’u cefnogi’n llawn! Ers 2008, mae’r elusen o’r DU, Feed the Minds a’n partner lleol MIFACIG, wedi bod yn gweithio’n galed i gefnogi grwpiau ffermio lleol yng ngogledd orllewin Cameroon, gorllewin Affrica. Rydym wedi cyflwyno ffyrdd syml, caredig i’r amgylchedd, a chost isel o dyfu mwy o fwyd, sy’n eu helpu […]