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What can you do to Help our Planet?
Be it eating more sustainably, making gardens wildlife-friendly, or switching our pensions to tackle the climate crisis – there are positive actions we can all take for the sake of our planet. We’re here to help you make these changes. Delve into this wealth of practical solutions from eco-businesses, our local Wildlife Trust, and international conservation organisations to discover manageable ways that you can make a difference across every aspect of your life.
The Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs and Northants share simple tips for making your outside space, however big or small, better for wildlife, and part of a Nature Recovery Network.
How can our pensions be used to tackle the climate crisis?
Be inspired to get involved in wildlife conservation through a variety of digital experiences and games.
Find out what simple changes to your household food shopping and cooking habits you can make to help reduce your carbon footprint.
Saving the planet, one refill at a time. How Full Circle are making going zero-waste in Cambridge effortless and enjoyable.
What decisions can you make to reduce the impact of your food choices on biodiversity?
2021 is a chance to make better choices for us, and our planet. Where better to start than with the food we eat every day. Check out these top tips from MSC to help you make better seafood choices every day.
How can eating chocolate help to save a rainforest? Find out how you can shop smart to help reduce deforestation while indulging in your favourite treat.
Find out how Puro coffee consumers have enabled the purchase and protection of nearly 400km2 of rainforest and how you too can choose sustainability.
‘Rubbish’ food doesn’t have to mean food waste. Join us for a cookalong with Tristain Welsh from Parker's Tavern and find out how you can make a delicious meal from unloved items lying around your kitchen.
Could an increased focus on plant-based eating be the future of food in our educational settings? Find out how you could dramatically impact your carbon footprint with some simple but considered changes.
Fresher food, less food waste and no single-use plastic? There is a solution.
Find out how you can help the earth by making simple switches to move towards a plant-based diet and why this is important.
Our favourite recipes using the most commonly wasted items from households in the UK.
how small, simple habit changes when cooking and shopping can have a big impact on your carbon footprint.
Get the kids involved and engaged in reducing food waste and composting with our activities and resources.
Insect pets can teach you about nature
Get a glimpse into the stories of Neatoo, a free spirit wildebeest, Fleur and Valentine the inseparable lion sisters, and Manyara the ambitious elephant as seen through the movements gathered from their GPS collars.
Play the story of the largest camera trap study in history. Venture into the wildest places on earth and discover the unseen wildlife that lives within.
Enter the Wildeverse and track real wild animals in your neighborhood! Get your hands dirty! Go on missions into the jungle. collect food traces, footprints and poop. Uncover illegal activity.
What happens when we use all our natural resources? Listen the story of Gobble, a very hungry goblin that had to learn the hard way how to care for his planet.
We all love to grow seeds and plants at home, but this has led to vast amounts of plastic waste from the plant pots. Find out how you can make your own paper pots to combat this issue.
World Land Trust has created educational resources and videos to inspire young conservationists – visit our page to find out more.
Never has getting it right for both our children and the environment been so easy. Jigsaw explains how you can upcycle and repurpose common items to create fantastic new toys.
We drink it, we bathe in it, cook and clean and have fun with it. But do we leave enough for nature too? And how can we use less?
Did you know that wild plants are in the products you use every day? Find out more and learn how you can ensure they’re sustainable!
The climate crisis is scary. So what changes can we make to our lifestyles to have a practical, meaningful impact? Here are Cambridge Youth Strikers 4 Climate with some ideas for you!
Going plastic free in the bathroom can seem daunting. Thankfully others have gone before! Learn from Gabs at Green Pear Eco what her tips are to start your journey to a zero-waste bathroom.
The oceans support millions of people around the planet, but they are more connected to all of us than we think. Small daily actions make a huge difference in our impact on the marine world and we are now at a crucial time to start making a positive change!
Do you own an older or listed building? Not sure what energy saving improvements you can make, watch our video!
Help nature thrive where we live. Photo credit: Andrew Bladon
Ponds and wetlands being created in Cambridge for people and nature, including tips and ideas for your garden and other ways you can help.
How to fill your garden with a bonkers amount of flowers for pollinators.
What can you do to help Britain's wild mammals at home and out and about? How does plastic threaten mammals? Find out more and how you can easily identify your garden's visitors!
Do you care about where your food comes from? Are you looking to improve the health of your soil? Find what farmers in Cambridgeshire are doing on a large scale.
Protect & create habitats, to secure the future of our wonderful British wildlife.
Butterflies are probably the most visible part of our insect fauna. This talk explains why creating new habits for butterflies can also create new habitast for a host of other very special organisms.
Want to take action on climate change? Take part in this activity to learn more about carbon footprints, calculate your own, and find out how you can reduce your carbon emissions and help others too.
69 football fields’ worth of trees are cut down every minute, amounting to around 260,000 sq. km of forests destroyed every year. That’s roughly the size of the United Kingdom! But what can you to do help?
What is solar geoengineering and how could this climate intervention help? Find out more from Harvard Professor David Keith.
For small organisations at the start of their sustainable journey the road ahead can be daunting. Jigsaw will share with you some of the small changes which could get you moving on that journey.
When families and individuals choose WLT’s Carbon Balanced programme, your emission offsetting makes the difference it needs to make for future generations. Join us as we save the very places – tropical forests – scientists agree must be saved to stand a chance against global warming!
Act today and demand that the health of the planet becomes a priority.
Want to hear more about how your business can become more sustainable, saving money, jobs and the planet?
In conversation with an expert panel, sharing their experience of integrating natural solutions with homes and workplaces and looking to the future of living design.
Will you explore a church near you this summer to look for evidence of bats, helping us research and conserve these protected mammals? No previous bat survey experience is needed.
This year is the year for NATURE! Let’s celebrate our passion for the natural world through small, or large actions – either together or as individuals and start a movement for nature. Take a look at the actions YOU can take, near you…
Check out the actions that you can take from the comfort of your own home, garden and beyond to help save nature!
Connect with nature and explore Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, one of Europe’s most important wetlands and home to more than 9000 species.
Find out how you can help grow our urban forest and how this will help to make your city better prepared for the likely effects that will be brought about by climate change. The Cambridge Canopy Project explain how you can make a difference and how to give your tree the best start.
Get out and about in nature, and help us increase our understanding of the populations and distribution of our Fenland species.
School Streets is a nationwide scheme which makes it safer for children to walk and cycle to school. Find out more from Camcycle about how you can enjoy safer, healthier and more pleasant environments on your way to school.
Find out how you can use your interest in birds and the natural world to help deliver the evidence that supports conservation action and policy decisions.
Ever wondered about the impact on your city from vans delivering your online shopping? Zedify have a better way of doing deliveries so we can all have less congested, safer streets and cleaner air.