Isle of Wight Extinction Rebellions in Westminster: Photos and video

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Catch up with Islanders taking part in the Extinction Rebellion protest in London and find out about local solidarity activities taking place this weekend

Tuesday, 8th October, 2019 10:58am

By IW Extinction Rebellion with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Girlguiding join the #PlasticPromise

Guides and brownies litter picking

Isle of Wight Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers joined the Plastic Promise during the week of action tackling plastic pollution

Tuesday, 8th October, 2019 8:21am

By Suzanne Whitewood

The UK’s wildlife continues to decline according to latest State of Nature report: Isle of Wight view revealed

Wandering albatross Diomedea exulans, neck stretching, Bird Island, South Georgia, South Atlantic, January

The State of Nature Report reveals there has been ‘no let-up in net loss of UK’s nature’. Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust share the Isle of Wight view.

Thursday, 3rd October, 2019 7:00pm

By Hannah Terrey with 8 readers' comments

Over 700 items of litter found during Isle of Wight beach clean and survey

planet aware beach clean volunteers

A band of volunteers, including holiday-makers, took part in an important MCS survey of finds, which included fishing rope and net, as well as unusual finds such as flip flops, a cute rubber duck and Otrivin bottles.

Wednesday, 25th September, 2019 9:54am

By Sarah Marshall with 2 readers' comments

Pupils at Cowes Enterprise College take part in climate change day of action

Pupils at Cowes Enterprise College

Pupils at Cowes Enterprise College took part in a day of action on Friday, with pupils voting on a range of issues, learning more about democracy and how to have their voices heard.

Monday, 23rd September, 2019 5:19pm

By Yasmin with 3 readers' comments

Hundreds take part in Fridays for Future Isle of Wight protest

fridays for future march outside county hall

Hundreds took to the streets on Friday afternoon for the Fridays for Future Isle of Wight protest.

Saturday, 21st September, 2019 10:12am

By Julie Hutchison with 9 readers' comments

All welcome to ‘Heading for Extinction and what to do about it’ talks

extinction rebellion protesters

If you are considering taking action, or going to London for the October uprising that starts on 7th October, you may want to attend these talks.

Wednesday, 18th September, 2019 9:10am

By IW Extinction Rebellion with 6 readers' comments

The Solent Beach Hub: Find out about beach cleans and coastal events

Beach cleaners standing by the beach

The Solent Beach Hub will provide a “one-stop-shop” for people looking for their nearest sea or beach based event and so is a great place for groups and organisations to advertise relevant events.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 9:11am

By Sarah Marshall

Isle of Wight climate campaigner hand delivers Greta Thunberg’s books to all secondary schools and colleges

Greta's book, the tote bag and a photo of Greta

Julie hand delivered four copies of Greta Thunberg's book to all Isle of Wight secondary schools and colleges, hoping Greta's words will inspire young Islanders.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 8:03am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

National spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion to talk on the Isle of Wight

Rupert Read standing in the woods

You may have heard Dr Rupert Read, academic and a national spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion, on Radio 4, BBC Politics Live, LBC, or Channel 5 news. He'll be speaking on the Island this month.

Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019 11:34am

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

Under the Pier in a Biosphere, where people, wildlife and place come together

People on the beach

Always a great afternoon out, exploring wildlife under the pier in Ryde with ecology and environmental experts. All welcome.

Monday, 19th August, 2019 3:37pm

By Claire Hector

Isle of Wight Council launch ‘Beauty of the Beach’ campaign

beauty of the beach poster

As well as celebrating the beautiful bathing waters in the Isle of Wight, the ‘Beauty of the beach’ social media campaign aims to help people understand more about what impacts bathing water quality and give them the power to protect their beaches by taking some simple steps.

Tuesday, 13th August, 2019 8:27am

By IW Council Press Office