Posts Tagged ‘Environment’

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 Schools Project and NUS seeking pupil attitudes towards the environment

NUS has partnered with the Green Schools Project to start a longitudinal survey of pupil attitudes towards the environment. Hopefully it will be as impactful as the NUS HEA skill survey that they have been running for eight years, which has amassed 60k responses, which has helped create a positive narrative around students wanting to learn […]

Patricia Chinyama and her baby

How United Purpose is leading the way in community-led and grassroots innovations

This September we are delighted to be holding our fifth Green Drinks networking event in partnership with Cynnal Cymru member, United Purpose. This unique evening event will be held on 27 September in United Purpose’s headquarters in Cardiff from 17:30 to 19:30pm. This is a fantastic opportunity to hear about their work first-hand as well as […]

Tidy Wales Awards

Finalists announced for Tidy Wales Awards 2017

Keep Wales Tidy, a leading environmental charity, is delighted to announce the shortlisted finalists for the Tidy Wales Awards 2017 which recognise groups who work tirelessly improving their local area. These unsung green heroes throughout Wales have inspirational stories to tell of how their volunteering has improved not only their local environment through reducing litter […]

This September Be Involved, Be Proud and Be Tidy!

Calling all groups, businesses, schools and organisations across Wales! This September, Keep Wales Tidy are asking you to Be involved, Be proud and Be Tidy to help clean up Wales in one of the country’s biggest clean-up campaigns! Be Tidy, supported by Coca-Cola European Partners, runs throughout the month of September and gives people of all […]

Cardiff Met named as top university in Wales in this year’s People and Planet Green League 2016

Cardiff Metropolitan University are celebrating being named the top university in Wales in this year’s People and Planet League 2016 and placing fourth out of 150 universities in the UK. They have risen from second in Wales and 19th in the UK in the League, which ranks UK universities on their environmental and social justice performance. Hannah […]

Conservationists herald bag tax impact on beach rubbish

The number of plastic carrier bags found on UK beaches has dropped by almost half, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has said. The charity’s Great British Beach Clean report found just under seven bags per 100 metres of coastline cleaned. That is a 40% drop from the average 11 bags found in 2015 and is […]

Cynnal Cymru welcomes Mark Wilson from Interface as our Trustee

Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales welcomes Mark Wilson from Interface as our Trustee. Mark joined our Board in March 2014 and we are pleased to be joined by someone of Mark’s calibre as Sustainability Ambassador for Interface: the world’s largest designer and maker of carpet tiles. For Interface “Design is a mindset and sustainability is […]

Green Heroes to be celebrated

Community groups, schools and organisations who have gone the extra mile to improve their local environment will be celebrated at next month’s Tidy Wales Awards. Supported by the Welsh Government and Natural Resources Wales, the Tidy Wales Awards recognises groups who work tirelessly to make Wales a better place. These unsung green heroes have inspirational […]