Month: March 2013

“Blackwood… it is a valuable resource”

“Blackwood… it is a valuable resource”

Our Sustainable Music project was one of the first Size of Wales projects. Ruth Lovell from Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University visited Tanzania last year… It’s still dark when I climb into the truck to head out to Kikole villiage.  An early start is essential as we have a long way to go to get there in good […]

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“Coed duon… mae’n adnodd gwerthfawr”

“Coed duon… mae’n adnodd gwerthfawr”

Ein prosiect Cadwraeth Mpingo oedd un o brosiectau cyntaf Maint Cymru. Fe wnaeth Ruth Lovell o ”Sustainable Places Research Institute“, Prifysgol Caerdydd ymweld a’r prosiect llynedd… Mae’n dal yn dywyll pan rwy’n dringo i’r cerbyd i fynd i bentref Kikole. Mae dechrau cynnar yn hanfodol gan bod gennym ffordd hir i gyrraedd mewn da bryd ar gyfer cyfarfod […]

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Size of Wales wins Climate Week Award!

Size of Wales wins Climate Week Award!

The winners of the Climate Week Awards were announced this week at a ceremony in the House of Commons to mark the start of Climate Week. The awards recognise outstanding achievement across society that helps combat climate change.  Size of Wales were thrilled to be awarded the accolade for Best Campaign. Other winners of the Climate […]

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Worrying decline in forest elephants, says study

Worrying decline in forest elephants, says study

Taken from BBC Nature, read the full story here  According to a recent study undertaken by our partner Wildlife Conservation Society, forest elephant numbers have decreased by 62% across Central Africa over the last 10 years. The analysis confirmed fears that African forest elephants (Loxodonta cyclotis) are heading for extinction, possibly within the next decade. Surveying forests […]

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Maint Cymru yn cyrraedd ei tharged o £2 filiwn ar gyfer coedwigoedd

Maint Cymru yn cyrraedd ei tharged o £2 filiwn ar gyfer coedwigoedd

Mae Maint Cymru wedi cyrraedd ei tharged o £2 filiwn ar gyfer coedwigoedd – ac  yn gosod nod i weddill y byd . Mae’r elusen amgylcheddol, Maint Cymru, wedi cyrraedd ei tharged uchelgeisiol o godi £2 filiwn i helpu i ddiogelu 2 filiwn hectar o goedwig drofannol fel rhan o’i hymateb cenedlaethol i newid hinsawdd. […]

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Size of Wales hits £2 million forest target

Size of Wales hits £2 million forest target

Size of Wales has hit its £2million forest target to secure a world first for Wales. Environmental charity, Size of Wales, has achieved its ambitious target of raising £2 million to help to protect 2 million hectares of tropical forest as part of its national response to climate change. Wales is the first country in […]

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