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Anthropocene Magazine

A “live magazine in which the world’s most creative writers, designers, scientists, and entrepreneurs explore how we can create a sustainable human age we actually want to live in. Our mission is to curate a global conversation about data, technology, and innovation that lead to solutions to the persistent environmental challenges of our time.” An […]

Woodland Trust

An excellent organisation protecting, planting and supplying native trees. Lots of information about woodland habitat and species that live in woodlands, activities for families and children, and they provide trees free to schools. They have a group called Nature Detectives http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/ which is particularly good for younger children. ContributorPaul MagnallResource URLhttps://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/

350.org

350.org is “an international movement of ordinary people working to end the age of fossil fuels and build a world of community-led renewable energy for all.” 350.org was named after 350 parts per million — the safe concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The website has lots of resources on the science of carbon […]

Tree Planting UK – Woodland Projects

“There are lots of opportunities to get involved in tree planting and sustainable woodland management.” Tree planting and re-wilding are two excellent ways to drawdown carbon and attempt to retain bio-diversity, this site shows projects across the UK which older students or schools may wish to observe / visit / participate in ContributorPaul MagnallResource URLhttp://www.putitsomewhere.com/woodland-projects-map/?fbclid=IwAR22OLB3qp_RIzQSICHbt56VHUz2pvDtOsvtXPjb1jR1LW3WwlIsEhcr7o0

Earth Hour

Earth Hour is a movement organised by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) that started in Sydney, Australia in 2007. It aims to celebrate life and make us more aware of our impact on the planet by having an annual hour long switch off of our lights and other appliances. ContributorPaul MagnallResource URLhttps://www.earthhour.org/

Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion (XR) is an international movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience or Non-Violent Direct Action (NVDA) to achieve radical change in order to minimise the risk of human extinction and ecological collapse. XR have three demands: – Tell the truth: Government must tell the truth by declaring a climate and ecological emergency, working with […]

Insane Trade

Insane Trade is a short video which points out that some commodities are sold and transported in roughly equal amounts between nations eg the US exports and imports roughly the same amount of potatoes. The conversation around why can cover topics such as labour costs, land costs, taxes, etc, how they vary across the globe […]