Month: July 2015

Bees and trees – an update from Cameroon

Bees and trees – an update from Cameroon

Cymraeg isod By Elin Yapp This project conserves forests and alleviates poverty by integrating tree planting and beekeeping in the forests of the Nkor community in north Cameroon. The project, supported by Bees for Development,  trains farmers to become beekeepers and helps them establish forest-based apiaries. This supports livelihoods and provides an economic incentive for […]

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COP21 is coming – what is it?

COP21 is coming – what is it?

Cymraeg isod You may have heard talk of a little thing called COP21. No idea what this actually means? Then you’re in luck, our friends at the Climate Change Commission for Wales (CCCW) have written a simple guide to COP21 that you should check out! Basically it’s an international conference on climate change and this year […]

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Conservation win in Madagascar: 7 new reserves established

Conservation win in Madagascar: 7 new reserves established

Apologies for lack of Welsh translation 7 new reserves have been established in Madagascar including the Mangabe Protected Area which the people of Wales have been supporting! Find out more about the project Size of Wales supports. Originally posted by Mongabay Indri Lemur. Photo by David Cook. Good news on the environmental front in Madagascar has […]

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Visiting the 10 Million Trees Project

Visiting the 10 Million Trees Project

Cymraeg isod Lowri Jenkins, Campaigns Manager at Size of Wales was lucky enough to recently visit our 10 Million Trees project in Mbale, Uganda. Here she tells us all about it: Mbale is a lush place – in both senses of the word. It is, I suppose my lasting memory of Uganda. The rich red […]

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Run, cycle or swim for charity!

Run, cycle or swim for charity!

Cymraeg isod Running through bogs, crawling under fences & jumping over fires is not my idea of fun, but for plenty of other people (even Claire from Size of Wales) these are the kind of blood-pumping challenges they love, and they’re even more fulfilling if you are doing them for a good cause. Group of […]

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