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Mute swan

Greater Manchester Birding City Region Brings You ‘The Perfect Ten’

On Sunday 28th June, the Greater Manchester Birding City Region “Perfect Ten” is coming to a screen near you!

Small tortoiseshell butterfly by Charlotte Varela

Celebrating World Environment Day 2020

This World Environment Day, we’re celebrating Greater Manchester’s work towards the Five-Year Environment Plan.

Chicago City Hall Green Roof

Why we need Green Roofs

World Green Roof Day (6th June) is a celebration of green roofs all over the world and the benefits they bring to people and nature. But what can green roofs do for us?

#WGRD #WGRD2020

© Business in the Community

How are businesses in the UK driving climate resilience?

Business in the Community’s Sam Hartley reflects on the role of business in climate resilience and nature-based solutions in our latest IGNITION blog.

Speakers at the Natural Capital Group conference

Inspiring Conference Urges Greater Manchester to Work Together for the Environment

The Natural Capital Group Conference 2020 launched a campaign for Greater Manchester’s environment.

The Top 10 Projects Greening Greater Manchester

Take a look at the best projects helping Greater Manchester adapt to climate change right now.

GrowGreen West Gorton

GrowGreen: Greater Manchester is getting greener!

Find out how Greater Manchester is leading the way in nature-based solutions.

Living wall in Manchester City Centre

The IGNITION Project: How We’re Getting People Switched On to Climate Change

The Royal Horticultural Society has been engaging the public about climate change and the ways we can fight against it. Rosie from the RHS shows us how the IGNITION project is battling the effects of climate change.

GM Mayor Andy Burnham plants Sphagnum moss

GM Mayor Andy Burnham visits Moorland Partnership

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham today lent a hand to a partnership restoring the peat bogs above Oldham.

IGNITION – steering the way to a greener Greater Manchester

What has the Greater Manchester IGNITION project achieved for the environment so far?

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