“Delivering advice, support and activities to businesses,
communities and schools around Climate Change Action.”

We address issues around climate change and the environment in the North East of England and provide practical solutions and actions for local groups, communities, schools and businesses in the region.

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The only cure for climate anxiety is climate action!

If you’ve been experiencing mounting anxiety about global warming and climate change in recent years, you’re not alone. ‘Climate change distress’, ‘Ecoanxiety’ and ‘ecological grief’ are some of the terms that have been coined to describe what you’re feeling....

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Rewilding – a guest blog

Guest blog by Adam Vaughan. Adam is an architect with a passion for low-energy environment-friendly buildings. After working in Paris and Dublin, Adam returned to his native Newcastle in 2005 to join JDDK Ltd, a practice with a reputation for environmentally...

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From Wild Lynx to the Human Swan

The lovely folk at Planet Pod took time out during our Rewilding Conference to interview two of our speakers from the day. Presenter and co-founder of Planet Pod, Amanda Carpenter, speaks to the “Human Swan” Sacha Dench and David Hetherington, Cairngorms National Park...

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Rewilding is going from strength to strength

It’s safe to say that our rewilding conference to mark this year’s World Environment Day was a roaring success. The sold-out event attracted over 140 attendees to hear our panel of experts share their experiences of rewilding and climate change, two subjects that are...

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Businesses should declare a climate emergency

Local and national governments around the world have declared climate emergencies, in a movement that’s increasingly gaining momentum. In total, some 658 local governments around the world have made the declaration, with the UK and Canada committing their national...

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Meet the sponsors

We extend our sincere appreciation to our sponsors, without whom the Rewilding – a solution for climate change? conference would not be possible. The conference celebrates the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) World Environment Day and takes place on 5 June...

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Join us for World Otter Day!

Join us on Wednesday 29 May from 1pm to 3.30pm at the North East Business Innovation Centre in Sunderland and help us raise funds for the International Otter Survival Fund (IOSF). The IOSF is the only charity in the UK solely dedicated to the conservation, protection...

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Meet the speakers

The conference speaker set is complete! We’re beyond excited to announce that the speaker line-up for Rewilding – a solution for climate change conference is set! Keynote speakers include rewilding advisors and advocates, conservationists and authors all bringing...

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Love wine, beer and bread? Then respect the wasp.

The next time you take a sip of your favourite wine, beer alongside a crusty bread roll, you might want to make a toast to wasps. Why? Because quite simply, they are responsible for the yeast we use to make wine, beer and bread. Research* has shown that wasps and...

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A visit by Planet Pod

We recently hosted Planet Pod who work hard to bring the stories and news behind the headlines from the people who are making positive things happen. Host Presenter & Co-Founder, Amanda Carpenter, joined us to visit three very different world-leading projects focusing...

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