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Penguins diving © Cathy Morrow Events

Pandas, Pavements and Pens






Cathy Morrow is one of our Team Panda supporters who has helped us fundraise, but as well as her running talents, Cathy also has an even bigger talent, she’s an exceptional artist. And it’s with this amazing skill that Cathy has helped to raise money for her event. Here’s her story… Maybe I’ll start with […]

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2014 overall winner and Urban Wildlife winner Lee Acaster The Tourist greylag goose © Lee Acaster gallery

Enter the British Wildlife Photography Awards






Do you love photography? Do you love nature? Well, your passion, patience, talent and imagination could land you an amazing prize – in this year’s British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA), as they’re now open for entries. The BWPA were established to recognise the talents of photographers in Britain. At WWF, we love the awards, because […]

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Living Planet Centre © Richard Stonehouse / WWF-UK

What a difference a year makes






A year ago today we were preparing for a pretty big day – the official opening of our new home the Living Planet Centre in Woking. We had moved in just three weeks earlier and were all adapting to our new surroundings, both the building and navigating our way around Woking itself (not to mention […]

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handcrafted toucan by pupils © Tristan Fewings Education

Schools out for summer – lets get crafty!






I can’t believe it’s already been six months since we opened to the public the WWF Experience at our Living Planet Centre (LPC). Since January we’ve welcomed over 10,000 visitors into the building which is incredible! But now that schools out, what does the LPC have in store for the summer holidays? We’ve loved welcoming […]

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Sythwood pupils working together on their ebooks. Copyright: Alison Peacham Education

Explore, Discover, Learn…using an iPad






Embracing the use of iPads at the Living Planet Centre Here at WWF, we’re always seeking out tools that can make learning creative and exciting for pupils. So when the idea of using iPad’s came up, we saw this had huge potential for our workshops for primary schools. We wanted hands-on learning and interactive materials […]

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Singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor in her sparkly dress, Earth Hour, South Bank Centre, London © Richard Stonehouse / WWF-UK Five for Friday

Five for Friday: 5 blog favourites from March and April






It’s been a busy few months on the blog site, so much so I didn’t even get around to doing my last Five for Friday. There were so many other interesting and important pieces that kept it off the schedule! Because of this, I’ve picked five blogs from March and April to highlight to you. […]

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Apui cheese, Brazil. Copyright: Richard Perkins / WWF

Trees, beef and cheese in Apuí






Trans-Amazonica; it sounds big right? Anything that can go through the Amazon has got to be immense.  The road cuts 4,000 km across Brazil from the east coast (Atlantic) to its western border – in European terms that’s roughly the distance from Lisbon, Portugal to Moscow, Russia! Its construction in the early 70’s intended to […]

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Chocolate cakes and packaging made by school children © Tristan Fewings / WWF-UK Easter

Tropical Chocolate – from bean to bar






As a rich chocolate aroma filled every corner of the Learning Zone in WWF’s Living Planet Centre, myself and the education team were busy running our Tropical Chocolate Workshop. The International School of London visited and the Learning Zone was buzzing with excited pupils keen to learn more about the products of the rainforest and […]

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What do school children want for the future of Wales? Be inspired.






As Mondays go, I’ve had one of my most inspiring! I’ve been in the company of the Eco School Council at Llangewydd Junior School in Bridgend who have been sharing their wishes for the planet’s future with the Welsh Government minister Jeff Cuthbert. Since I left the school on Friday, each pupil (that’s 400 in […]

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