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Envirotent

  • All Ages
  • Conservation
  • Nature

Edinburgh Zoo welcomes Scotland’s only sloths in new exhibit

Laura Piper from STV News reports on a pair of two-toed sloths in Edinburgh Zoo who are part of a project to raise awareness of biodiversity threats in South America.
  • 8 and Over
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation

Migrating Toads

Laura Piper from STV News discovers how volunteers are helping migrating toads in Edinburgh to navigate roads and new buildings to reach their breeding ground.
  • 8 and Over
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Sustainability

Cairngorms Wild Plant Project

Explore the plants and habitats in the huge landscape of the Cairngorms and discover how Plantlife Scotland have been working with landowners, volunteers, communities, outdoor leaders to protect fragile environments.
Man standing on a hillside
  • 8 and Over
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Sustainability

Clean Air Day: Cleaner Air for Cairngorms’ Wildlife

When we think about air pollution our instincts are to look to urban areas. But our most sensitive species and beautiful habitats are affected by air pollution from miles away. Iconic landscapes are in danger if we fail to recognise the silent killer
A picture of a forest
  • All Ages
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation

Saving Scotland’s Rainforest

Who knew that Scotland had a rainforest? Many people aren’t aware that the west coast of Scotland is home to temperate rainforest – a rare and stunningly beautiful habitat full of special kinds of plants and animals.
  • 8 and Over
  • Citizenship
  • Conservation

Bumblebee Conservation Trust: Andy Benson

In this interview with Andy Benson from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BCT) as we explore why bumblebees are important pollinators in the UK and highlight citizen science projects like BeeWalk. 
  • 8 and Over
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Research

BiB Breathes

This NERC funded animation is about pollution and the citizen science project BiB Breathes, where children in Bradford measured how much air pollution they're exposed to on the way to and from school. 
  • All Ages
  • Citizenship
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation

RZSS Edinburgh Zoo Tour: Rhino

Join the team at Edinburgh Zoo for a tour of the Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros enclosure. Learn about rhinos, how climate change is affecting them and about the conservation work at Edinburgh Zoo. 
  • All Ages
  • Citizenship
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation

RZSS Edinburgh Zoo Tour: Koalas

Join the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s Edinburgh Zoo for a tour of Koala Territory. Learn about koalas, how climate change is affecting them and about the conservation work at Edinburgh Zoo. 
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Food

WWF: Climate Change and Species in East Africa

It’s not just polar bears facing the effects of climate change! Join GSC and WWF to discuss the affects climate change will have on species like sea turtles, mountain gorillas and African elephants. 
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation

WWF: Climate Change in Scotland

Join GSC and Sheila George, the Food and Environmental Policy Manager at WWF to discuss the effects of climate change in Scotland and the UK.  
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation

WWF: Human-Wildlife Conflict in the Arctic

Join GSC and Rhona Kent, a Polar Oceans Specialist to explore how WWF are developing technology that helps to limit human and animal conflict, due to melting ice in the Arctic.