Archive for the ‘Natural Environment’ Category

Sustainable Academy Award winners 2018

Roll out the green carpet: Wales’ Sustainable Academy Awards are back!

A newly established awards ceremony celebrating Wales’ burgeoning sustainability and green energy sectors is back for its second year, Cynnal Cymru and RenewableUK Cymru have announced. After the success of the inaugural event last year, the two organisations confirmed that the event will be now be an annual celebration of the excellent work being done […]

Job Opportunity | Administrative Officer at Cynnal Cymru (Maternity Cover)

Administrative Officer at Cynnal Cymru (Maternity Cover) £20-24k pro rata, 30hrs, Flexible Working Please note the closing date for this role has been extended and we have updated the job specification. Do you love Admin? Can you help us do more for a Sustainable Wales? We are Wales’s sustainable development network and run a busy […]

Cynnal Cymru welcomes new Policy and Development Manager to the team

This month we are delighted to welcome Clare Sain-ley-Berry to the Cynnal Cymru team. Clare will be taking on a new part-time role as Cynnal Cymru’s Policy and Development Manager. Clare has worked in the sustainable development field for the past 15 years – motivated by the drive for global justice represented by the UN […]

New wildlife corridor created by RSPB Cymru and the Long Forest Project

A new wildlife corridor has been created by RSPB Cymru and Keep Wales Tidy on 7 March thanks to a national partnership project. Staff and volunteers from RSPB Cymru and Keep Wales Tidy took part in two days of hedge planting as part of the Long Forest Project at RSPB Cors Ddyga nature reserve on Anglesey. […]

i will 4 nature campaign poster

Launch of #iwill4nature Campaign Putting Young People at the Centre of the Year of Green Action

2019 is the Year of Green Action, which is an opportunity to encourage connection to the natural environment and collective action to improve it. One year ago the UK Government published “A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment”, setting out its approach to protect and improve the environment and demonstrate leadership […]

The Long Forest Project

Volunteers help to create a tree nursery in Denbighshire

A new tree nursey has been established in North Wales by The Long Forest project and the local community. Eight volunteers from the Woodland Skills Centre worked on building a polytunnel at the Centre in Bodfari, Denbighshire which will be used to grow hedgerow trees from locally collected seed.

Glanrhyd set the Standard as Green Flag Hospital

Glanrhyd hospital, which looks after nature as well as caring for people has become the first in Wales to receive the prestigious Green Flag Award. Glanrhyd is only the second hospital in the UK to receive the award, which recognises the finest parks and green spaces. The historic site has bird and bat boxes, insect-friendly […]

Velindre Cancer Centre tackling waste with reusable cups

Wales’ specialist cancer centre is taking action to reduce its environmental impact Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff has launched a new initiative to encourage all staff, patients and visitors to ditch single-use coffee cups in a bid to reduce waste. A range of ‘Eco to go’ rice husk cups are now available in the Centre’s […]

Wildlife declines show nature needs life support

WWF Cymru calls for ‘A New Deal for Welsh Nature’ and for Welsh political leaders to step up action in the fight for our world. Plummeting populations of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and fish around the world are an urgent sign that nature needs life support, WWF warned today. The conservation organisation’s flagship Living Planet Report […]

Green Drinks – celebrating entrepreneurial spirit!

On the 27th September we held our 5th Green Drinks networking event. Our wonderful hosts and Cynnal Cymru Member, United Purpose told a packed room about the work they are doing around the world to help communities develop resilience and new opportunities; improving health, developing jobs and prosperity and tackling the consequences of climate change. […]