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Education opportunities: Mock COP and Wales-wide workshops

Education opportunities: Mock COP and Wales-wide workshops

Cymraeg isod Janie Pridham, Size of Wales’ Education Coordinator updates us on how you or your school can get involved and learn about rainforests and climate change. MockCOP – Beyond Marrakesh Friday 27 January, Cardiff We’re very excited to be running our Mock COP again this year. Teams of 3 sixth form pupils from schools […]

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New partnerships in clean energy sector

New partnerships in clean energy sector

 Cymraeg isod Size of Wales is enjoying exciting new developments at the moment. Aimee Parker has joined the Size team as the new Assistant Director. She will be working to develop new partnerships and also increase support and awareness of climate change and forest protection across Wales. One exciting new partnership is with Swansea Community […]

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Minuteman Press Cardiff win Sustain Wales #GoGreenDay award

Minuteman Press Cardiff win Sustain Wales #GoGreenDay award

Cymraeg isod  Following the amazing success of #GoGreenDay in October, Size of Wales was pleased to sponsor a special award at the Sustain Wales Award last night. Minuteman Press in Cardiff were the worthy winners of the award. The small team designed and sold an original rainforest & green themed colouring book ‘Whaleys and Friends […]

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Wales Goes Green to tackle climate change

Wales Goes Green to tackle climate change

Cymraeg isod Schools and businesses across Wales will today turn green in support of rainforests with environmental charity Size of Wales as part of GO GREEN DAY. Local schools and businesses will join a national day of action – #GoGreenDay – today by going green to support climate change charity, Size of Wales. From wearing […]

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Protecting an area of the Amazon the size of Wales!

Protecting an area of the Amazon the size of Wales!

Cymraeg isod Unique Welsh charity Size of Wales today announced that it will help protect an area of rainforest the size of the nation in South America.   As well as taking on a new project in Peru, the charity will renew its support for a project in Guyana. The two projects cover over 2 […]

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Cyfle Swydd – Swyddog Addysg Allgymorth

Cyfle Swydd – Swyddog Addysg Allgymorth

English below Ar ôl cyflawni ei nod gwreiddiol o godi £2 filiwn i helpu i ddiogelu 2 filiwn hectar o goedwigoedd trofannol, mae Maint Cymru yn parhau i ddatblygu ei waith i godi ymwybyddiaeth am y materion sy’n ymwneud â newid hinsawdd a datgoedwigo. Rydym yn ehangu ein rhaglen addysg ar draws Cymru. Rydym yn […]

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Assistant Director (Campaigns and Partnerships)

Assistant Director (Campaigns and Partnerships)

Cymraeg isod Size of Wales is an environmental charity which aims to bring everyone in Wales together to help sustain an area of tropical forest the size of Wales as part of a national response to climate change. Established in 2011, Size of Wales works with the people of Wales and beyond to support projects […]

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Protecting Kenya’s sacred forests and changing people’s lives through ecotourism and village banking

Protecting Kenya’s sacred forests and changing people’s lives through ecotourism and village banking

Originally posted on WWF UK blog For almost 20 years now, we’ve been working hard to promote the conservation of Kaya forests in Kenya, supporting local people to build their communities and protect their environment. Encouraging ecotourism helped bring in money to support people and nature, but communities still faced barriers. So here I explain […]

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Government of Guyana to open land-rights talks with Wapichan thanks to Welsh support

Government of Guyana to open land-rights talks with Wapichan thanks to Welsh support

Cymraeg isod An indigenous group based in the forests of Guyana, South America are hopeful that their land will be officially recognised by the government thanks to the support of the people of Wales. The Wapichan people have been living in and using their forests sustainably for generations, yet the government only officially recognises the […]

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Celebrating the Rainforest in Wales

Celebrating the Rainforest in Wales

Cymraeg isod by Janie Pridham, Education Coordinator A few weeks ago 55 pupils from 7 Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire joined a day of rainforest celebration with Size of Wales at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. It was the finale to a project that began earlier this term with exciting rainforest workshops in each school from […]

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