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How to identify the most common UK bumblebee species

25 Feb 21

The UK is home to more than 270 different species of bees, including bumblebees, honeybees and solitary bees – and all of them play an important role in pollinating our plants! Some of our favourite bees are the 24 species of bumblebee which can be...

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5 Facts About Bees

16 Feb 21

Bees are important to 38 Degrees members. Whether it’s campaigning to keep dangerous pesticides at bay or planting bee-friendly seeds across the country, 38 Degrees members have always come together to do whatever it takes to protect our buzzy little friends. 🐝❤️️ But how much...

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Gwent Levels Victory

7 Jun 19

Great news! Plans to build a motorway that would have cut straight through a beautiful stretch of countryside – dubbed “Wales’ Amazon rainforest” – have been scrapped. [1] Welsh First Minister, Mark Drakesford, announced this week he was axing the plans, in part because of its...

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Make environmental standards stronger, not weaker after Brexit

5 Feb 19

One of 38 Degrees’ core beliefs is that democracy works better when more people are involved. Over 200,000 of us have been part of the campaign to protect environmental standards after Brexit – from contacting our MPs, to signing petitions and taking part in the...

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Welsh wildlife

23 Oct 18

Water voles, otters and bees and are just some of the animals at risk if a new motorway gets built in Wales. [1] The new motorway would cut through a beautiful stretch of countryside near Newport dubbed “Wales’ Amazon rainforest”. [2] Bleddyn, a 38 Degrees...

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Plastic packaging on beer cans

1 Oct 18

If you ever needed proof that we can make multi-billion pound companies listen to the public and tackle the plastic pollution currently engulfing our planet… this is it. Earlier this month Walkers, the UK’s biggest crisp manufacturer, announced the world’s first national recycling scheme for...