Run, Forest, Run! Turn Your Passion for Running into Trees

Woman running on a road by Daniel Reche from Pexels

We need runners the world over to help us mitigate our existential crisis and climate chaos! Run, Forest, Run! Over the past 15 months, we’ve steered the charity through the most challenging period in fundraising history. Today, we’re putting out an urgent call to runners everywhere like the amazing Wendy Robertshaw: could you also run […]

The Warming Stripes of Kenya

Warming Stripes for Kenya

Monday the 21st of June was #ShowYourStripes Day, as created by IPCC author, Professor Ed Hawkins of the University of Reading. Ed is a climate scientist, especially interested in climate variability, predictability and uncertainty. He’s enthusiastic about the public understanding of climate science, especially via famous historical scientists. Ed is the lead scientist for and also […]

Why Teaching Climate Change in Schools is Critical

poster with statistics from Teach the Future

We’ve featured the amazing folks that run Teach the Future in our news feed before and we’re delighted to do it again. In case you haven’t heard of them, Teach the Future are an inclusive, well organised, persistent campaign organisation run by incredibly dedicated secondary and tertiary education students. Their aim is to greatly improve […]

Trees Are The Key Awareness Week: poetry and motion

Trees Are The Key Awareness Week From The Word Forest Organisation

We are thrilled to share a piece of poetry written to promote our Trees Are The Key Awareness Week. We’ve created two versions so you can help us spread the word on your blogs, vlogs and social media channels. This one is rectangular in HD ideal for Facebook and LinkedIn. This one is square for […]

Celebrate ‘Trees Are The Key Awareness Week’

a man in the forest by Eris Setiawan on Unsplash

We’re thrilled to announce details of our inaugural Trees Are The Key Awareness Week taking place between 15th-21st March. Our Team have got a stack of great ideas and ways you can dip your toes into the event – for now, pop a bookmark in your diary between Monday 15th and Sunday 21st March. The […]

Our Latest (ethical) Report and Accounts: available now

Report and Accounts The Word Forest Organisation

We are delighted to advise you that our Report and Accounts 2019-20 is available now. Click here to read the full colour version (8 MB) and click here if you’d prefer to look through a stripped-down, text only version (155 KB). We’ve had a set of copies printed on 100% post-consumer waste recycled paper from […]

Welcoming Special Scientific Advisor:<br>Professor Bill McGuire

Special Scientific Advisor to The Word Forest Organisation, Professor Bill McGuire

We enter February with another flurry of excitement as we welcome Professor Bill McGuire to join The Word Forest Organisation as our Special Scientific Advisor. Bill is a passionate environmentalist and an eminent volcanologist, he’s an expert on the relationship between geohazards in climate change, as well as  a blogger, broadcaster, activist and writer of […]

Kate Winslet on Word Forest: ‘They are Utterly Extraordinary’

Conversations at Home with Kate Winslet of Ammonite

For the most part, our days in the home office are consistently busy and frequently beset with challenges, some of which we’re able to overcome, but that’s not always the case. A great many we have no option but to roll with and fundraising challenges sit high on the list. When good news lands in […]