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In The Garden

You are only a few steps away from an amazing environmental adventure... Where? In your own back garden! Just check out some of these beasties.

Pollution

Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change. 

Birds

Some lovely birds

Rainforest Animals

Animals of the rain forests are provided with a variety of habitats in the different layers of the forest trees. Some live at the top of the talles...

Rainforests

Rainforests are forests which grow in areas of high rainfall.  Tropical rainforests are found between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capric...

Global Warming

Global warming is the increase of average world temperatures as a result of what is known as the greenhouse effect. 

Oceans of plastic

The new findings were released at the American Association for the Advancement of Science's annual meeting.  The amount of plastic reaching the oce...

Have your say on sustainability!

For the competition, young people aged 11-18 are invited to create a short video clip sharing their views on the environmental issues that concern ...

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 ‘...

The Greenhouse Effect

Here is a short video to explain the greenhouse effect.  Great for teachers to use in lessons!

Renewable Energy

Find out about renewable energy, including wind turbines, tidal turbines, solar power (photovoltaics, solar heating and solar power stations) and w...

How is electricity made?

Film on how electricty is made.  Take a look at how we generate electricity using coal, oil and gas, hydroelectric power and nuclear energy.  See a...