Our English undersea world is as diverse, dramatic and full of life as the English countryside. Find out how Natural England is raising public awareness of the regional character and variety of undersea landscapes and inspiring people to help protect these precious places.
The United Nations Environment Programme has awarded this year’s Sasakawa Award on the theme of Climate Change to an organisation to, Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha of Bangladesh.
Dr Igor Prokofyev is the director of PERESVET (Grassroots Alliance) and head of bio-monitoring at Bryansk University. Igor won the 2011 Whitley Award donated by The Garfield Weston Foundation for inspiring communities in Western Russia to take part in the country’s first ever conservation movement for bats and ensuring the region remains a world-relevant haven for them.
Despite politicians and bankers doing their best this year, the Traffic Warden has retained its title as No. 1 most hated profession in 2011. But for those of us who walk, cycle or Drive the Good Drive just sometimes it seems the Traffic Warden is on our side.
We have places in two of London’s most prestigious running events – Bupa 10K and Royal Parks Half marathon. Sign up and join the VSO team today. Your money will help us fight poverty and change the lives of some of the world’s poorest communities.