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The Trust for Sustainable Living have an exciting plan to open a new rainforest glasshouse showing the unique rainforest environment of small island nations like the Seychelles.  

La Digue 47Until midnight, Wednesday 11th November you can vote for the project here, every vote is worth £1 from the Greenham Common Trust.

 

The exhibition will focus on small island nation rainforests because of their unique character and particular vulnerability – they are on the front line of the impacts of climate change through rising sea levels.

VisPhillippine water monitoritors will get a sense of what it’s like to be in a real island rainforest.  There will be mangroves, a picture wall showing the coastline, indigenous animals, fish and insects, including hundreds of butterflies flying around freely.

Educational displays will show information about the plants and animals and highlight the importance of these ecosystems – as well as the threats to them and the role visitors can play in protecting them.

Please vote today to show your support. You can also help make our plans a reality by making a donation here (please search for ‘rainforest’ to find the project). All donation will be doubled by the Greenham Common Trust.

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3 comments on 'Last chance to vote for our island glasshouse project'

  1. Jacqueline Burberry says:

    A great addition to a wonderful place of conservation.

  2. Maxine rothchestet says:

    Wonderful project truly amazing

  3. Jan Petch says:

    I support the living rainforest

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