Category: Press Release

Six million trees planted in Uganda thanks to Size of Wales and support from the people of Wales.

Size of Wales has reached the landmark 6 millionth tree planted in Uganda as part of their Ten Million Trees project. This summer, the climate change charity celebrated hitting their target of protecting an area of tropical forest twice the size of Wales and with this new milestone, they have now planted trees equal to […]

Wales’ Young People have their say about climate change in mock COP conference.

On Friday 10th November, Welsh students took part in MockCOP, the mock United Nations climate change conference held in Ty Hywel. The conference, jointly organised by climate change charity Size of Wales and Welsh Centre for International Affairs and sponsored by Jenny Rathbone AM, gives Wales’ young people a voice and an opportunity to discuss […]

YnNi Teg launch their community share offer and Go Green to help protect tropical forest the size of Wales

On Friday 13th October 2017, the Directors of YnNi Teg are joining a national day of action by going green in support of climate change charity, Size of Wales, whilst also launching their community share offer for their wind turbine project in Carmarthenshire. From wearing green socks to green wigs and face paints, the Directors […]

Plant! reaches 300,000 tree milestone

Cymraeg isod. A tree planting initiative dreamed up by a Cardiff schoolgirl nine years ago has led to the creation of 15 new woodlands in Wales with the planting for the 300, 000th tree. In 2008 the Welsh Government made a pledge to plant a native Welsh broadleaf tree for every child born or adopted […]

Press Release: Wales Will ‘Go Green’ on Friday, October 13

Cymraeg isod. Will you be ‘going green’ to show your support for the world’s forests on October 13th? Go Green Day is an annual day of green action organised by climate change charity, Size of Wales. On this day, all across Wales, schools, offices and community groups will be taking part, helping spread climate change […]

Press Release: Welsh environmental charity protects area of rainforest twice the size of Wales

Cymraeg isod. Size of Wales are now protecting an area of tropical rainforest across Africa and South America TWICE the size of Wales – double their initial target! Thanks to their newest project, a collaboration with The South Pole Group based in Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe in southern Africa, Size of Wales are protecting an area of rainforest twice […]

Appointment of New Director

The trustees are delighted to announce the appointment of Rita Singh as the new Director of the Size of Wales. Rita will be taking up  her new role on June 12th. Rita will take over responsibility for the climate change charity from Claire Raisin, who leaves to take up post of Field Programme Coordinator, Madagascar […]