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World Environment Day

June 5

The Sidmouth Arboretum is very much about planting trees to help the planet, as shown by a couple of recent events:

Café Scientifique: Trees for Multiple Benefits

Trees for climate change – Illustrated talk by Julia Slingo

 

The Herald features another group keen to help the planet:

 

Living with the planet in mind

Many people in East Devon have environmental concerns and World Environment Day aims to encourage worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment

As part of World Environment Day, organisers are calling on people to consider planting trees; cleaning up rubbish and finding ways to commute without polluting.

Sidmouth Plastic Warriors are one of many groups trying to improve the environment. Picture: Sidmouth Plastic Warriors

Sidmouth Plastic Warriors are one of many groups trying to improve the environment. Picture: Sidmouth Plastic Warriors

Groups such as Sidmouth Plastic Warriors, Plastic Free Ottery and Plastic Free Axminster are working with Surfers Against Sewage towards reducing use of single-use plastics. The Sidmouth group was started in with the purpose of reducing plastic waste in the town, clearing up what is already there and helping to push forward.

For more information about Sidmouth Plastic Warriors, visit www.sidmouthplasticwarriors.org

Living with the planet in mind

   
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June 5