Conservation of marine life in the UK Overseas Territories receives £8 million funding boost

The conservation of threatened species such as whales, marine turtles and sharks will receive a boost in funding of over £8 million for projects, the UK Government announced today [Saturday 5 June 2021] on World Environment Day. Over the next three years, 31 projects will receive £8.02 million through the Darwin Plus scheme for conservation of environments found in UK Overseas Territories. Habitats and species … Continue reading Conservation of marine life in the UK Overseas Territories receives £8 million funding boost

Happy World Environment Day!

The theme for World Environment Day 2021 is Ecosystem Restoration. This year’s World Environment Day will also see the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. Today, people around the world will showcase their efforts to restore the natural world, from tree planting in India to beach clean-ups in Hong Kong and community clean-ups in Kenya. Many more are joining in on social media, taking … Continue reading Happy World Environment Day!

Bottle Island animation short promotes “beat plastic pollution” theme of World Environment Day 2018

An animated short film featuring characters from kids TV show Bottle Island is highlighting the importance of combating plastic pollution, which ties in with the theme of this year’s World Environment Day. Bottle Island follows a group of quirky friends as they work together to save their home, Bottle Island, from the rubbish that washes up on the shore. Through their eco-adventures, the characters discover … Continue reading Bottle Island animation short promotes “beat plastic pollution” theme of World Environment Day 2018