Environment news updates

A selection of recent news stories around the environment   Call for ban on glitter sales In the light of the increased awareness of plastic waste, there are calls for a ban on the use of glitter.  Standard glitter is comprised of etched aluminium bonded to...

Litter Ambassadors

Could you be a #LitterHeroes Ambassador and help keep Britain tidy? Keep Britain Tidy is seeking new #LitterHeroes Ambassadors to join their volunteer programme. The programme is for people from all walks of life who want to get their community involved in litter...

More funding opportunities

Funding opportunities for – engaging people in ecology, encouraging young people in volunteering, tech for good, teaching swimming, or financial awareness to children, and peace, security, and sustainability.   British Ecological Society – Outreach Grants...

Wildlife report

The Wildlife Trusts (including Cornwall Wildlife Trust) has published its report on marine wildlife and the environment for 2018. This is the first year that the Trusts have published a marine report, and there are some great stories being told, and extraordinary...

Climate Change impact report

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced a strongly worded report on the need for urgent action to tackle the threat that man-made climate change poses tot he planet. The report goes into detail about the expected outcomes with...

#LitterlessCornwall

Cornwall Council has launched a campaign to make Cornwall Litter-free, calling on residents and visitors to take their rubbish home with them, rather than allowing it to mar the landscape. People are being asked to pledge to keep Cornwall beautiful, and leave only...