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Duncan Mizen - WWF Blog Manager

Five for Friday: Paddington Bear, Spiderman, Turtles, how super!

Hello again blog readers. Since my first ‘Five for Friday’ there’s been a very large amount of activity here on the blog site, mainly around fighting to end wildlife crime, but also about T-shirts, running in the Antarctic…oh and Paddington bear. I’m aware that my first post was a tad long, so I’m going to [...]

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start sign at the Royal Parks run

Let the games begin

Hi there, my name is Richard Whitty and this is the first of a whole series of blogs I will be writing about the events I am undertaking for WWF over the course of 2014. I hope you’ll be able to keep up with me – and I hope you enjoy my posts. In the [...]

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Graeme Le Saux taking a penalty.

Football and fun for the Green Ambassadors, Panda – and Graeme Le Saux!

Watching a football game isn’t usually my idea of fun, especially over a bank holiday weekend. However there was something special about watching a football legend taking penalties alongside 20 of WWF’s Green Ambassadors with the Olympic stadium as the backdrop. Football and fun were the only criteria for Saturday morning. Bright and early, three [...]

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Sustainability key at Paralympics too

As the best-attended Paralympic Games in history gets underway, I’ve been watching keenly to see how the transition between Olympics and Paralympics would be achieved according to ‘One Planet 2012’ sustainable principles. The Games always has a huge amount of what event experts call ‘overlay’ – banners, signs, uniforms, promotional materials and so on. In [...]

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Fiona Pelham at the football during London 2012 Olympics

London 2012′s legacy – setting new environmental standards for all events?

Fiona Pelham, chair of the ISO20121 committee, considers the long-term sustainability legacy of the London 2012 Games. “So what will be the main legacies of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games? This question has been asked constantly since 2005, and now, as the time for ‘legacy’ gets closer, the interest in it is growing. [...]

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