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Environmental issues are crucial because they impact human health, economies, biodiversity, and climate stability. They threaten vulnerable communities, demand global cooperation, and require ethical responsibility. Addressing these challenges is essential for long-term sustainability, technological innovation, and ensuring a habitable planet for future generations.

Total posts in category: 35

Photo of an English landscape

Turn your Love of the Great Outdoors into a Career!

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Countryside and Environment If you love being outdoors, are interested in the environment around you and are fascinated by wildlife and different habitats, why not learn more? Who knows, it may even be the start of a whole new career! The City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in […]


some of the donations collected during our 2016 Christmas Appeals

Christmas Appeals – Thank you!

  Thank you very much to everyone who contributed to our Christmas appeals last month. Our Huntingdon centre delivered a large bed full of food, toys and goodies to Animals in Need in Northamptonshire. Edinburgh collected a bin full of food that was donated to the Scottish SPCA Edinburgh and Lothian Animal Rescue and Rehoming […]


Top tips for keeping rabbits cool this summer!

Are you making sure your pets are staying cool and safe in the rising temperatures this summer? The British Veterinary Association (BVA), British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) and British Veterinary Zoological Society (BVZS) are advising that you take extra care if you are a rabbit owner as they are particularly vulnerable in high heats. […]


30 Days Wild Challenge 2016: Join The Wildlife Trust in reconnecting with nature this June!

With over half of the world’s population now living in urban areas, it is sometimes difficult to escape the hustle and bustle of city living and find the time to retreat back to nature. The Wildlife Trust aims to make a change this June by encouraging people to do something wild every day for thirty […]


Valentines Green Heart Day

Show your love for the environment this February

This Valentine’s Day we are encouraging all staff and students to make a green heart to show their support for all the causes helping to protect the world from climate change. Make an origami heart (view the origami heart tutorial here or a video here) and write your personal environmental message inside, for example: Environmental causes […]


Work Experience Week and The Wildlife Trusts

This week it is Work Experience Week 2015 (#WEWeek2015), a dedicated week to exploring the long-term benefits that practical experience can bring. Volunteering is an excellent way in which build up your expertise, many organisations rely upon volunteers in order to be able to continue the work they do. One such example is The Wildlife […]


More reasons to go smoke-free this Stoptober

In light of the 1 October 2015 legislation forbidding drivers to smoke with children in their vehicle, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) are encouraging pet owners to avoid smoking for their pets’ benefit as well. The devastating effects of passive smoking on humans is well documented, but vets […]


Highways Agency to identify pets and contact owners after road deaths

Pets killed on roads will have to be collected, identified and their owners notified by the Highways Agency, the Transport Minister John Hayes said. Jude Devine, of Sheffield, inspired the campaign after being told her poodle had died – four months after his body was found on the M62. As part of Treasury austerity measures, […]


Yellow Dog’s free ribbons to keep pets, owners and public safe

A not-for-profit pet organisation is campaigning for greater public awareness when it comes to giving canines the space they need. Organised by NarpsUK, Yellow Dog UK aims to promote the use of free yellow ribbons in order to help keep pets, owners and members of the public safe and stress free. According to the Pet […]


Review casts spotlight on the threats facing the darkling beetle

The results of a new study carried out by Natural England in collaboration with Buglife, reveals that 6% of Britain’s darkling beetles and allied species have become extinct over the last one hundred years. 14% are now sufficiently endangered to join a new “red list” of species under greatest threat of extinction. The ‘Review of the […]