Archive | September, 2008

If you go down to the woods today…

27. September 2008

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If you go down to the woods today…

Kay Chornook began collecting Wolf’s stories in 1990 and was then sidetracked by her own struggle with Hodgkin’s Disease. Surviving that, she returned to the project in 1994 and, with Wolf, has persevered to ensure that this fascinating history be…

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Build a mini rainforest

26. September 2008

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Build a mini rainforest

When I was a kid (it’s a while ago now!) we built a mini rainforest in my science class which illustrated how the rainforest water cycle worked. This got me to thinking about doing the project again! The basic idea is,…

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Crocodile Nursery

25. September 2008

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David Attenborough clip showing a crocodile nursery You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

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Rainforest Animals Video

25. September 2008

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BBC Video of Amazonia wildlife

25. September 2008

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The Kids Book Project

15. September 2008

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The Kids Book Project

So you may wonder how you can possibly do a project that can raise money to help save the rainforests of the world. You might be sat at school thinking, there must be something I could do? Some way we…

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Alternative Energy record breaker

14. September 2008

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Alternative Energy record breaker

The Greenbird project, a project initiated to attempt to break the land speed record for a wind powered vehicle, has come to an end. Uncharacteristic rainfall in the Australian desert has thwarted the attempt. This uncharacteristic rainfall could well be…

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The Prince of Forests

14. September 2008

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The Prince of Forests

The ‘blog’ plan (insofar as I have a plan) is not to talk exclusively about CTF UK and its fund-raising projects and conservation partners in the tropics – although there will be plenty of that. I shall try and bring news…

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Pay countries to keep their forests

10. September 2008

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There is an interesting article in the environmental section of the FT regarding paying countries to keep the rainforest they have, rather than selling out to logging firms. It does seem like a very viable option. The president of Guyana has…

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CTF heads for a Carbon Neutral website

10. September 2008

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CTF heads for a Carbon Neutral website

Here at Children’s Tropical Forest we’ve taken a step to making our website operation carbon neutral by teaming up with NS Design for the supply of our web hosting. NS Design use data centres owned by Coreix the first UK data centre to…

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