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 WeatherRescue.org 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 […]

It’s Time for ‘Good News Shared’

Good news shared header

I remember a time when the last item on the nightly TV news was introduced with: “…and finally” and it was always a really uplifting piece. It gave you something heartwarming to smile about as you headed off to bed: I think we could all do with a daily dose of that. Did you know […]