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Friends of the Earth Cymru launch Wales Climate Action Plan

Friends of the Earth Cymru launch Wales Climate Action Plan

Friends of the Earth Cymru have launched a Climate Action Plan for Wales which calls for a green and fair recovery for people and communities. The plan’s recommendations include:  prioritising vulnerable communities  investing in a green economy to create job opportunities transforming the transport system legislating to clean our air. Friends of the Earth Cymru also […]

11-27 September | Keep Wales Tidy: Autumn Clean Cymru

After taking the difficult decision to postpone Spring Clean Cymru in March, Keep Wales Tidy are excited to announce Autumn Clean Cymru will be taking place from 11-27 September! Autumn Clean Cymru will be a bit different from the usual clean-up campaigns. To make sure everyone stays safe and well, Keep Wales Tidy are encouraging […]

Keep Wales Tidy Call for Applications for New Places for Nature on Everyone’s Doorstep

Hundreds of new nature garden projects are in the pipeline across Wales with applications for many more invited Keep Wales Tidy is delighted to be reopening applications for its Local Places for Nature initiative. With many of us limited to our immediate locality during lockdown, there has never been a better time to consider how […]

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Future Generations Commissioner urges Welsh Government to deliver on a green recovery budget

● Carbon neutral housing and green jobs for people unemployed by pandemic are crucial to reset the economy and ‘build back better’ ● Sophie Howe has outlined the five spending priorities Wales needs to be considering now – and calls for an urgent green stimulus package to help the country’s long-term recovery ● Government’s supplementary […]

Thousands of volunteers across Wales help restore hedgerows

Over the past 3 years, the Long Forest project aimed at making ‘hedgerows important again’ has worked with over 3,000 volunteers to plant over 119,000 trees within hedgerows across Wales. The army of volunteers have physically improved 34,628 metres of hedgerow with a further 113, 063 metres now under a regime of progressive improvement despite working […]