30thMay 2023

Clyde Climate Forest ‘Tree Count’ gets underway – have you made your trees count?

30.05.23|Categories: Events, Places|Tags: , , , |

The Clyde Climate Forest (CCF) has this month launched its Annual Tree Count, with organisations and community groups encouraged to register trees planted since this time last year to contribute to this year’s grand total. In the past year alone, around 50,000 trees have been planted in urban areas by local schoolchildren [...]

25thMay 2023

Tiny but tenacious: arctic-alpine plants are engineers and warning bells

25.05.23|Categories: Places|Tags: , , , , |

This article in The Conversation (24 May 2023) describes how these tiny but tough plants not only cope with extreme habitats, but can also help engineer the landscape for other species. Examples include some of our own special arctic-alpine species in the Scottish mountains. Discover what impacts climate change is [...]

25thMay 2023

2023 Funding scheme opportunities for investigative STEM projects

25.05.23|Categories: Funding|Tags: , , , |

The Royal Society are offering the following funding opportunities: The Partnership Grants scheme funds schools and colleges up to £3,000 to run investigative STEM projects in partnership with STEM professionals from academia or industry. Tomorrow's climate scientists  funds schools specifically researching into climate change and biodiversity. The programme aims to [...]

18thMay 2023

Scotland’s Young People’s Forest project shortlisted for a national charity award!

18.05.23|Categories: Events, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , , |

Youthlink Scotland share some exciting news to share. Their Scotland’s Young People’s Forest  project is a finalist in the Climate Conscious category for this year’s Scottish Charity Awards! The vision of Scotland's Young People's Forest is to create the first forest in Scotland that is co-designed, led and governed by young people.