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Jul
17

2014 TSL International Schools Essay Competition winners

Chinyere Ogbo wins Grand Prize 2014, Ismael Costa wins Primary Category A 15-year old girl from Nigeria has won the Grand Prize in this year’s TSL International Schools Essay Competition, after securing 1st Place in the Secondary Schools Category. Chinyere Ogbo’s essay was selected from a field of over 1,000 entries from 73 countries. Last year, she won first place […]

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May
25

Amazing Jade Vine in bloom

Amazing Jade Vine in bloom Our rare Jade Vine hasn’t flowered for a few years but it has just started to bloom. Don’t miss these spectacular flowers. You’ll find them in Amazonica House, conveniently dangling above the crocodile pit!

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May
20

May half term is Love your zoo week

Join us this May half term for ‘Love your zoo week’ Come learn about the important work that zoos, aquariums, wildlife parks and gardens do to help conserve threatened animal species and educate school, public and other audiences. Throughout May half term (May 24-June 1), the Living Rainforest will be running a variety of special tours, talks […]

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Apr
11

Easter 2014 is pure Monkey Madness

Easter 2014 is pure Monkey Madness Enjoy a monkey-themed time at the Living Rainforest this Easter! Tours, talks, children’s workshops and more – see our online events calendar for further details. Please note that events vary daily and run until 21st April (inclusive).  

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Mar
2

Announcing our runner in the Virgin Money London Matharon 2014 – Victoria Waight

Announcing our runner in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2014 – Victoria Waight We are delighted to announce that Victoria Waight is to be our runner in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2014, which takes place on 13th April 2014. Victoria didn’t take much persuading to run for The Living Rainforest.  As soon as Kirsty, our […]

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Oct
8

2014 international schools essay competition theme announced

2014 international schools essay competition theme announced The theme of the 2014 International Schools Essay Competition is, What does ‘sustainable living’ mean to you? Schools from around the world with children aged 7-17 are once again invited to enter. Last year’s competition (‘Who is responsible?’) attracted 831 entries from 65 countries and participation is expected to be even […]

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Sep
18

Traffic Advice: Sept 21-22

Traffic Advice: Sept 21-22 If you’re planning to visit this weekend, please avoid the Chieveley exit of the M4 Junction 13 / A34 as it’s Newbury Show. All Living Rainforest traffic will be diverted down to Newbury and up the B4009. Please use alternate routes if possible!

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Jul
30

Summer 2013 … Big Bug Bonanza, Indigenous Peoples, Giant Amazon Water Lily

Summer 2013 … Big Bug Bonanza, Indigenous Peoples, Giant Amazon Water Lily This summer, enjoy rainforest tours, children’s craft workshops, talks, quizzes and much more as we explore the fascinating worlds of insects and indigenous peoples. Events vary daily through September 1st. For more details, visit our Events Calendar. In addition, don’t miss the Giant Amazon Water Lily […]

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Jul
11

Taking responsibility for the future

Taking responsibility for the future Students on both sides of the globe came together to debate issues facing sustainability and the future of the planet at the International Schools Debates 2013, held in the UK and the Seychelles. Organised by the Living Rainforest and its parent organisation the Trust for Sustainable Living, which promotes the […]

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Jul
4

2013 Essay Competition Winners Announced

2013 Essay Competition Winners Announced This year’s international schools essay competition attracted 831 entries from 65 countries and the full list of prize winners has now been uploaded to the Living Rainforest website. All schools with students in the Finalist or Honourable Mention categories were invited to attend the Schools Debates in the UK (26-27 June) and Seychelles (1-4 July). Schools from […]

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