Conservation Education

Our termly newsletter contains a wealth of information for today's young environmentalists – as well as their parents and teachers!

In an effort to reduce our paper usage, from January 2006, Conservation Education has become an e-bulletin and we no longer produce printed copies.

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Climate Change Update Part 1

The last time Conservation Education looked at the subject of climate change was in 2006.  In the last nine years, like the climate, some of the th...

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Climate Change Update Part 3

The problem is already here In recent years, we have seen Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in 2013, superstorm Sandy hit New York, New Jersey ...

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Climate Change update Part 2

Why are they called ‘fossil’ fuels? Around 165 million years ago, vast numbers of little animals and plants called plankton lived in the world’s...

Conservation Education 05 - Spring

Small Beginnings – During the long, dark days of winter Nature appears to be at a complete standstill. Then the months of February and March bring ...

Conservation Education 07 - Deserts

Deserts are some of the harshest environments on our planet. At first sight, they seem completely hostile to life. Whether hot or cold, rocky or sa...

Conservation Education 11 - Minibeasts

Spiders - aaaarrrggh! Slugs - yuk! Wasps - ouch! This is many people’s first reaction to the sight or mention of many of our minibeasts. The word ‘...

Conservation Education 12 - Ponds

Picture a pond in your mind. What do you see? Frogs on lily pads and a few ducks a-dabbling? Or shrimps, dragonfly larvae and diving beetles scurry...

Conservation Education 13 - Energy

The Young People’s Trust for the Environment is delighted to announce that its residential Environmental Discovery Courses will be available in 200...

Conservation Education 22 - Weather

Britain is famous for its changeable weather. We are always talking about it and there is a saying “if you don’t like the weather, wait five minute...

Conservation Education 24 - Rainforests

Imagine that you’re in a thick, dark forest. It’s very hot and sticky and the sweat soaks your t-shirt. You can hear the sound of wild animals all ...

Conservation Education 25 - Oceans

Into the deep blue sea....... Look at the earth from outer space and you will see a beautiful blue planet. It’s blue, because an amazing 70% of the...