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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...

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Fracking – Democracy

1 Oct 18

Four people, including a teacher and a scientist, have just been sentenced to jail for protesting against government fracking plans. [1] Plans that the government forced through, against the will of the local people. [2] But it gets worse. The government’s also trying to push...

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Walkers Crisps Campaign – We’re in the news

27 Sep 18

BREAKING: the campaign to get Walkers crisps to ditch plastic packaging is headline news!  Because hundreds of thousands of us got involved, every newspaper and TV screen is talking about the millions of Walkers crisp packets polluting our beaches and rivers. Robin Priestley from 38...

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300,000 people call on Walkers to ditch plastic packets
Today we met the Walkers bosses

7 Aug 18

38 Degrees petition starter Geraint Ashcroft and Duncan Gordon from Pepsico Today Geraint handed in his huge 38 Degrees petition calling on Walkers Crisps to stop using plastic packaging. [1] Over 300,000 of us have now signed the campaign and it’s been splashed all over...

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Brexit & the Environment

27 Jul 18

It’s crunch time for our environment. Right now the government’s deciding what our environmental protections will look like after Brexit. [1] New laws could help protect our fields, seas and skies – or fall miserably short of what’s needed. [2] The minister in charge, Michael...