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Are you a vector?

We all travel more than at any other time in human history – planes and, trains, cars etc, along with people travelling abroad for work means that all adults are always on the go.

World Polio Day & Dr. Jane

EndPolioNow campaign launched by Rotary and supported by Dr. Jane Goodall. Next week on Wednesday 24th October, Rotary launches “The World’s Biggest Commercial,” promoting the global effort to eradicate this crippling childhood disease. The interactive campaign gives everyone a chance to join Dr. Jane and other prominent world figures in Rotary’s “This Close” to ending […]

UN International Short Film Contest Forests For People

The United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat, together with the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and leading nature filmmakers worldwide, invites you to take part in a first-ever global multimedia initiative. One that will unite 200 million people in 193 countries to remind all of us just how vital forests are. About the contest Forests […]

Reef View & You

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef at 2600km long, and is just off the coast of Australia. It’s also stunningly beautiful, and is home to numerous species of fish and other aquatic animals.

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Celebrate Peace in London

London UK— Following the lead of their hero—renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, Ph.D., DBE—young people from across the UK came together in London for a Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Day of Peace. School students from Canada Blanch Instituto Espanol de Londres joined in on the 2012 UN International Day of Peace Parade with the theme […]

Please join us and tell Prime Minister David Cameron: Killing badgers is not the solution. Listen to the science and Kill the Cull, Not the Badgers

Sign up to this petition to prevent the cruel and unnecessary killing of thousands of badges. Plans to kill badgers, in a misguided attempt to eradicate bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in cattle, could begin in England very soon. At least seven out of every ten badgers will be shot across two areas, each approximately the size […]

Olympic Legacy

When it comes to this summer, there is one subject that has been on everyone’s lips for months.

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