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Aug
4

New islands glasshouse appeal

New islands glasshouse appeal We have an exciting plan to open a new rainforest glasshouse showing the unique rainforest environment of small island nations like the Seychelles.  You can help make our plans a reality by donating here, every gift will be doubled by the Greenham Common Trust. The exhibition will focus on small island […]

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Jul
23

Summer holiday events kick off with Big Bug Bonanza

Summer holiday events kick off with Big Bug Bonanza The Living Rainforest’s Summer Holiday Events season kicks off today with a great Big Bug Bonanza! Explore the captivating world of rainforest creepy crawlies with our expert guides and workshop leaders and learn about the amazing roles that insects perform in tropical rainforest ecosystems. Events vary daily […]

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Jul
9

2015 Schools Sustainability Challenge won by Spiru Haret High School, Romania

Spiru Haret High School Moinesti wins TSL 2015 Schools Sustainability Challenge The Trust for Sustainable Living is delighted to announce that the winner of the TSL 2015 Schools Sustainability Challenge is Spiru Haret High School Moinesti, from Romania. Here is the winning entry: In recognition of its achievement, the school was awarded the 2015 Schools Sustainability Challenge Trophy and a […]

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Jul
8

Grand Prize and secondary school Essay & Debate Prize Winners announced

Secondary School Essay & Debate Winners announced, including Grand Prize Winner We are delighted to announce that the Grand Prize Winner and other Winners of the Secondary Schools Category of the TSL 2015 International Schools Essay Competition were recognized at a special Awards Ceremony at the Oxford Union, Oxford on 8th July. The proud winners are […]

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Jul
7

Primary schools’ top prize winners announced

International Essay & Debate Winners announced (Primary Schools Category) We are delighted to announce that the Prize Winners of the Primary Schools Category of the TSL 2015 International Schools Essay Competition were recognised at a special Awards Ceremony at the Oxford Union, Oxford on 7th July 2015. The proud Essay Competition Winners are: 1st Prize – Maia […]

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May
21

May Half Term Events: Beautiful Biodiversity

May Half Term Events: Beautiful Biodiversity Celebrate the amazing biological diversity of the tropical rainforests this May Half Term (May 25-31) at the Living Rainforest. See 700 species of tropical rainforest plants and animals in our tropical glasshouses. Then enjoy biodiversity-themed events ranging from Rainforest Tours and Children’s Craft Workshops to Animal Talks and Rainforest Music […]

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Apr
1

Are traditional childhood activities becoming a thing of the past?

Are traditional childhood activities becoming a thing of the past? Simple things like making a daisy chain, flying a kite and camping outside in decline A generation of children are growing up without experiencing simple pleasures such as flying a kite, knocking conkers off trees or even making daisy chains, a study has revealed. Researchers […]

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Feb
6

A Celebration of Nests

A Celebration of Nests With Spring just around the corner, we’re celebrating all things ‘nest’ this February Half Term at the Living Rainforest (February 14-22, 2015). Please join us and enjoy rainforest tours, animal talks, children’s craft workshops, music workshops, quizzes, games, displays and more – all with a distinctly ‘nest’ theme. For a detailed […]

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Jan
22

Essay Competition deadline extended to 1st Feb due to popular demand

Competition deadline extended to 1st Feb due to popular demand The Trust for Sustainable Living is pleased to announce its decision to extend the closing deadline for entries to the 2015 International Schools Essay Competition and the Schools Sustainability Challenge. The deadline has been extended by nine days (from Friday 23rd January 2015 to Sunday […]

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Oct
9

TSL and IISD to collaborate on sustainability courses

IISD and TSL to collaborate on the development of online courses in sustainability education and leadership LONDON & WINNIPEG—October 9, 2014—The Trust for Sustainable Living (TSL) and International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement of cooperation to develop a series of online courses in education and leadership […]

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