The Big Plastic Count

The results for the Big Plastic Count are out. The Big Plastic Count took place in May this year. You had to count all the plastic you threw away for one week and submit the results on the Big Plastic Count website. Almost a quarter of a million people took part and altogether they threwContinue reading “The Big Plastic Count”

New Card Game: SOS Save Our Species

SOS Save Our Species is a new card game designed by 16-year-old Jackson in partnership with WWF. It’s about the problems facing animals in different habitats from forests to polar habitats to grasslands to oceans. You have to try and save as many animals as possible but you can only save animals if you saveContinue reading “New Card Game: SOS Save Our Species”

Hedgehog Rescue

On 29th September last year we were at a playground when someone found two hedgehogs stuck in netting. One of the staff at the playground cut them free and we took them to Solihogs Hedgehog Rescue. The lady at the hedgehog rescue weighed the hedgehogs and said they were a bit dehydrated and underweight soContinue reading “Hedgehog Rescue”

World Bonobo Day

Today is World Bonobo Day! Bonobos are a type of great ape and they share 98.7% of their DNA with humans. Their only home is in the rainforest in the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa. You can see them in England at Twycross Zoo in North Warwickshire. Bonobos are one of my favourite animals.Continue reading “World Bonobo Day”

The RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

Don’t forget the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch is this weekend! On Friday I helped my Grandma and Grandpa do the Big Garden Birdwatch in their garden, and today we did it in our garden. These are the results we got: Blue tit: 3Goldfinch: 4Robin: 1Blackbird: 2Dunnock: 1House sparrow: 27Starling: 4Chaffinch: 2Collared dove: 1Wood pigeon: 1GreatContinue reading “The RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch”

Spooky Tips for Helping the Planet at Halloween!

Halloween can be especially bad for the planet! It causes loads of food waste when people carve pumpkins and then throw them away. And lots of plastic decorations are sold and they quite often get thrown away when Halloween is over. Some people put fake cobwebs outside their houses and they might trap birds. HereContinue reading “Spooky Tips for Helping the Planet at Halloween!”

Twycross Zoo Young Conservationist-in-Chief

I won a competition to be a Twycross Zoo Young Conservationist-in-Chief! Twycross Zoo is a zoo near where I live. It’s got lots of endangered animals there like Amur leopards, gibbons, snow leopards and lemurs. It’s the only zoo in the UK that has all four types of great ape: gorillas, orang utans, chimpanzees andContinue reading “Twycross Zoo Young Conservationist-in-Chief”

More Deposit Return Scheme Campaigning

Last week we went litter picking and we found 86 drinks bottles and cans! We found even more broken bits of glass from drinks bottles that had been smashed. We used the bottles and cans to write a message: DEPOSIT RETURN NOW! I think a Deposit Return Scheme is really, really important because it wouldContinue reading “More Deposit Return Scheme Campaigning”