We represent teams across University of Birmingham, promoting change for a greener more sustainable future . The University is strongly committed to creating a sustainable working environment through this and many other schemes.

International Day for Biological Diveristy 22nd May

Declared by the United Nations, this day aims to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. When originally introduced in 1993, the International Day for Biological Diversity was designated as the 29th December, but in 2000 it was moved to … Continue reading →

Biodiversity supporting development – Agriculture and food security

In relation to the International Day for Biological Diversity on the 22nd May, here are some facts as to how biodiversity supports development, relating to agriculture and food security: Genetic diversity is central to the seed industry. Its top 10 … Continue reading →

Biodiversity supporting development – Poverty eradication, sustainable livelihoods, and equitable growth

In relation to the International Day for Biological Diversity on the 22nd May, here are some facts as to how biodiversity supports development, relating to poverty eradication, sustainable livelihoods, and equitable growth: More than 180 million people are directly or …Continue reading →

Discover where walking can take you this National Walking Month

Every May, national charity Living Streets encourages everyone to take to their feet and celebrate the benefits of walking during National Walking Month. So get Walk to Work Week (11th – 15th May) into your diaries! Teams of five will … Continue reading →

Farmers’ Market 27th May

Take a look around University Square if you are around campus to browse the many stalls offering locally sourced, fairly priced and environmentally friendly produce from top quality organic goods to seasonal fare. The Market will be in University Square … Continue reading →

Making Heritage Fun!

How does one get a person interested in heritage? How can the internet and all pervasive digital media be used to encourage awareness of heritage? How can we make use of technology to build scalable methods of outreach? Find out … Continue reading →

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Be Creative

Let those creative juices flow and imagine an energy neutral working environment.

22nd May biodiversity

International Day for Biological Diversity

 

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5th June

World Environment Day

 

8th Juneocean

World Oceans Day

 

17th Junecombat desertification

World Day to Combat Desertification

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