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Earth Hour: From spinning around to switching off






Have you ever seen a fully grown man wearing a panda onesie cycling down the street in London? We have! For Earth Hour this year a group of keen cyclists called IBikeLondon took to the streets to show they care about the future of our planet. Once the disco lights had been attached and all […]

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Edinburgh Castle © Maverick Earth Hour

A Tartan Earth Hour






On Saturday evening at 8.30pm thousands of Scots will join millions around the world by switching off their lights to celebrate WWF’s Earth Hour. I’m often asked if taking part and switching off our lights makes a difference? The answer is yes it does.  For many people the symbolic event is a catalyst for change, […]

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Pulses: good for you and good for the planet






Baked beans, hummus, falafels, soups, stews, curries, tacos, dals. All these foods have one main ingredient in common – pulses, the botanical name for dried beans, peas, lentils and chickpeas. There are many new and innovative ways to use these humble ingredients to make great tasting, affordable and healthy meals. For instance, you could try […]

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The night Wales went dark






Even for cynical grown-ups, there is something a bit magical about candlelight. The restaurant I was in for Earth Hour decided they liked the darkness so much, they would leave the lights off after the hour was over! A few days after the event itself, I find myself sifting through photos captured on the night. […]

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Supporting WWF’s Earth Hour in Antarctica under the Southern Lights ©Tom Welsh, British Antarctic Survey Earth Hour

The Light at the Ends of the Earth






For me, Earth Hour is one of the most inspirational events of the year. It’s the world’s largest mass participation event for the environment, bringing together millions of people, businesses and governments to share a common cause and a common sense of purpose – the need to tackle dangerous global climate change. Last year, people […]

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