Size of Wales

Size of Wales is a Welsh charity working to protect tropical forests, and raise awareness of their importance through education. Founded in 2010, Size of Wales initially aimed to help protect 2 million hectares of forest, roughly the equivalent of ‘the size of Wales’ (a phrase often used when discussing the impact of climate changeContinue reading “Size of Wales”

The Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance is an international non-profit organisation aiming to combat climate change, deforestation, poverty and human rights abuses. The Rainforest Alliance is building an alliance of farmers, businesses, consumers and forest communities. It aims to break the cycle of rural poverty, protect forests and tackle climate change. It promotes responsible consumerism and business practicesContinue reading “The Rainforest Alliance”

Greenpeace

Greenpeace is an international non-governmental organisation focussed on promoting environmentalism and peace. Greenpeace was founded in 1971 by a small group who set sail off the coast of Alaska to try and stop a US nuclear weapons test. Today, Greenpeace continues to use direct action to bring public attention to a wide range of environmentalContinue reading “Greenpeace”

The Wildlife Trusts

The Wildlife Trusts is a grassroots movement formed of 46 local Wildlife Trusts based around the UK. Each Wildlife Trust is an independent charity, but collectively look after 2,300 nature reserves, covering 98,500 hectares across the UK, on Alderney and the Isle of Man. Their mission is to a mission to restore a third ofContinue reading “The Wildlife Trusts”