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Earth Hour’s Hidden Heroes are revealed!
Leading up to Earth Hour 2015, WWF-UK and People’s Postcode Lottery joined forces to find and celebrate Hidden Heroes going above and beyond for our planet. We had lots of fantastic entries, but only 3 winners could be chosen and invited to WWF-UK’s Living Planet Centre in Woking. Presenting the Hidden Heroes with their awards were WWF ambassadors…Read More
60 Things To Do In The Dark!
Get ready for Earth Hour 2015 with our sixty brilliant ideas for celebrating! From dinners by candlelight to glow in the dark raves – there’s lots of fun things to do with the lights out at 8.30pm on 28 March. Enjoy… Tell scary stories with the lights out Pretend your torch is a lightsaber and…Read More
100 days until Earth Hour 2015!
The countdown has begun to the world’s biggest celebration for our incredible planet, with just 100 days to go until Earth Hour 2015! We have lots of exciting things planned so don’t forget to sign up now to be part of it – and check out our take part section for all the ways you…Read More
Love your body and your planet!
The food we eat has a massive impact not just on our health but also on the health of our planet. Do you ever wonder where your food really comes from? Who made it? How it got to your plate looking so delicious? The way food is produced is having a huge impact on the…Read More
A brilliant 2014 with WWF!
Earth Hour 2014 was a huge success and inspired millions of people across the world to get together and celebrate our planet. And the list of things to celebrate doesn’t end there! Here are some of the highlights for WWF in 2014.Read More
Tips for a planet-friendly Christmas!
Want to enjoy Christmas in a sustainable way? From re-using last year’s cards as gift tags for this year’s presents to buying local meat and veg, we’re sharing some of our top tips for having a planet friendly Christmas! From your sprouts, to your chestnuts and turkey – buy seasonal! Food tends to be at…Read More
The warmest year of our lives
Anecdotally 2014 won’t be remembered by Britons as an incredibly hot year and many will feel cheated to find out that 2014 was the UK’s hottest year on record. Less surprisingly it was also one of the wettest. Figures from the Met Office showed that 2014 was the UK’s warmest and the fourth wettest since…Read More
Calling all businesses: help protect forests!
Are you a UK business that buys timber or wood based products? Help WWF make responsible forest trade the new norm and show your commitment to responsible trade in forest goods. Many British businesses that supply timber and wood-based products are unknowingly selling products made from illegally and unsustainably sourced wood. If your business wants…Read More
A call to young UK creatives for Earth Hour 2015
We’ve teamed up with creative charity Do The Green Thing ahead of Earth Hour on 28th March 2015 to invite young creative talents around the country to design a light switch! The competition invites 16 – 25 year olds to create a design to inspire people to protect the planet – this could be in the…Read More
Earth Hour 2015 Official Video Launch!
The countdown to Earth Hour begins today as the brand new official Earth Hour 2015 global video, featuring Bastille, launches worldwide. Watch the video here! And please don’t forget to share, here are some tweets to get your started: The countdown to #EarthHourUK begins! Watch the brand NEW official @earthhour 2015 video feat. Bastille: http://po.st/YDcdsJ…Read More
Stop our forests being erased
Every two seconds an area of forest the size of a football pitch is destroyed. Yet here in the UK you can still buy furniture, books, cards and other products made from illegally or unsustainably sourced wood. Our campaign to stop the supply and sale of illegally sourced and unsustainable wood starts with you. With…Read More
Want to get your school involved in Earth Hour?
Last year an amazing 4,600 UK schools took part in the days and weeks leading up the main event, reaching over 2 million students and making it the biggest Earth Hour yet! This year we’re asking schools to focus on all the positive reasons to do something about climate change and challenging you to create special ‘For…Read More