‘The Time Is Now’ to tackle Climate Change

‘The Time Is Now’ to tackle Climate Change
Make sure to add Wednesday 26 June to your calendar and join thousands of organisations and individuals in London to tell our Politicians that now is the time to take action on climate change. 'The Time Is Now' is brought together by a variety of organisations that have one common passion: they want to protect things they love by climate change and environmental damage. The mass lobby, organised by The Climate Coalition and Greener UK, will bring to...

An inspirational Eco Awards ceremony in Norfolk

An inspirational Eco Awards ceremony in Norfolk
The Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards recognises unsung environmental individuals, projects and schemes with a strong ecological or environmentally-friendly ethos, and groups and organisations which can show they adopt a sound eco approach to their business. Richard Powell OBE, Chair of Wild Anglia, was thrilled to be invited to return for the fourth year and to this time be the inspirational speaker at the awards ceremony, held at St Andrews Hall in...

‘Back from the Brink’ Film & Photography Competition is open for entries!

‘Back from the Brink’ Film & Photography Competition is open for entries!
Back from the Brink competition: Are you a creative individual with a passion for wildlife? Back from the Brink is looking for inspiring entries for their film and photography competition to help raise awareness, or celebrate the beauty of our precious wildlife and landscapes. Back from the Brink states there are 8 different film categories and 4 photography categories for you to enter. You have until Friday 30th August 2019 to submit ...

‘Only Rain Down the Drain’ in Yellow Fish Campaign

‘Only Rain Down the Drain’ in Yellow Fish Campaign
This month we have an introduction to an exciting local initiative in Suffolk, supported by Groundwork East, which has the aim of reducing surface water pollution across 6 towns in our County. Ourselves at Wild Anglia are keen to help and support the environment and local communities where we can, including helping to increase awareness of projects that are making a difference in our region. If you would like your project to be shared please get in tou...

Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards 2018-19 are open for entries!

Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards 2018-19 are open for entries!
Entries are now open for the eleventh Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards! The award scheme, hosted jointly by Norfolk County Council and Norwich City Council, recognises unsung environmental individuals, projects and schemes with a strong ecological or environmentally-friendly ethos, and groups and organisations which can show they adopt a sound eco approach to their business. There are six categories: Eco hero - The People’s Vote Eco food producer Ec...

Connecting Wild Words and Actions

Connecting Wild Words and Actions
The sober assessment of Britain’s battered wildlife, as reported in the State of Nature Report of 2016, prompts a resuscitated call for new approaches to acting on wild words. There is an irony here. We are facing possibly the most serious disruption of long standing wildlife habitat in a generation, bearing in mind that throughout history humans have always altered wildlife viability. Yet we are also contemplating the scope for an exciting ecological rena...

‘Choose to Refuse’ during Plastic Free July – Claire’s Journey

‘Choose to Refuse’ during Plastic Free July – Claire’s Journey
Did you know scientists estimate that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the world's oceans? About half of all plastic produced is for single-use or disposable items such as packaging. This month is ‘Plastic Free July’, a global movement that dramatically reduces plastic use and improves recycling, worldwide. It began with a handful of participants in Australia in 2011 and has since grown to millions of participants across the world today, one

World Environment Day: Beat Plastic Pollution

World Environment Day: Beat Plastic Pollution
World Environment Day, an initiative by the United Nations Environment Programme, is a worldwide movement for encouraging awareness and this year the theme is combating plastic pollution... around the world, 1 million plastic drinking bottles are purchased every minute! The initiative is taking place on Tuesday 5th June and we are all encouraged to come together to combat one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time, whether you are an indiv

Celebrating Success at the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards Ceremony

Celebrating Success at the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards Ceremony
Richard Powell OBE, Chair of Wild Anglia, was delighted to be invited to return for the second year and to this time host the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards 2017-18 ceremony, held at The Halls in Norwich. The awards, hosted jointly by Norwich City Council and Norfolk County Council, celebrate projects and schemes with a strong ecological or environmentally-friendly ethos, or groups and organisations which can show they adopt a sound eco approach to thei...