Welsh imports ‘fuel unethical practices & deforestation’ around the World

A new report has found that an overseas area of land almost half the size of Wales is required every year to grow just nine of Wales’ main imports – and that’s causing deforestation, habitat conversion, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries.

That’s the stark warning at the heart of a new report, which has just been published by WWF Cymru, RSPB Cymru and Size of Wales.

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WELSH GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES ONLINE EVENTS FOR COP26 & WALES CLIMATE WEEK

To reflect the themes to be discussed in Glasgow at COP26, the Welsh Government has announced four regional roadshow events which will also be broadcast to a virtual audience – and registration is now open.

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Free nature training available for Welsh community groups

Up to 150 free online training places are being made available for community groups in Wales who’d like to protect and restore nature.

‘Nabod Natur – Nature Wise’ is a programme which teaches how the natural environment works, the threats it faces, and how we can all help nature to thrive.

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WELSH WOODS AND TREES “SERIOUSLY UNDER THREAT” ACCORDING TO NEW REPORT

Trees and woods are essential to the health and wellbeing of people in Wales – but a new report from The Woodland Trust shows that five major threats are compounding to spell disaster for the UK’s wildlife, including plants, mammals, birds and insects.

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