Dear Friends, We are getting glimmers of sun every now and again in the midst of snow, frost and really cold weather. Seasons are so important in terms of making sense of the world – as they ebb and flow – with regularity and purpose. They can be quite reassuring and can serve as an [...]
Dear Friends, As this year comes to an end and a new one begins, it does offer us a time to reflect backwards and plan forwards. Each first day of a New Year offers an opportunity to start things fresh, make sincere commitments to do more of the good things and leave behind the behaviours [...]
Wilderness Foundation UK CEO Jo Roberts reviews The Nature Fix by Florence Williams, a new book from W W Norton publishers. It makes a fascinating read!
Please help us to help both Nature and People through this urgent appeal. We need to raise £50,000 to continue our work.
On Monday 22nd August 2016 our young TurnAround Berkshire participants headed up to north Wales for a week of adventure, challenge, growing independence, character building and personal growth.
Most of us who are a bit older will have some experience that when things get us down, a walk outside, a sit or digging in the garden, can genuinely make us feel better. One hears many adults talk about the freedom of their childhood when they played in the woods near home, had family [...]
Changing The Lives Of Young Adults With The Help Of Nature Recently Jo Roberts, our CEO was interviewed by joinupdots.com and her podcast on 'Changing The Lives of Young Adults with the Help of Nature' can be accessed here: Click Here to Subscribe via iTunes Click Here to Subscribe via RSS (non-iTunes feed) Todays guest [...]
There is so much talk about connections to nature. Watch this wonderful clip of a dog, a child and a puddle. It celebrates the innocence of childhood and the joy of some of the simplest things in nature. We have all been there so it resonates with meaning and pleasure. Take a second and enjoy. [...]
The rising of a new year brings a freshness to how one approaches life – even if for just a few days post the first day of the year. It is the renewal process, like spring, that enables one to bury the past and move into a clean space with new ideas and energy, and with new hope that things can be different .
We wish you all a Happy Christmas and New Year and hope during this madly busy time that you will find a quiet, wild and natural place to sit peacefully and draw breath. We certainly need this at the Foundation after a very busy year with great outcomes and several exciting future plans for 2012. We will [...]
It is with great sadness that we bring you news of the recent passing of our beloved Chairman, Derek Jacobs. Derek Jacobs M.A. (Oxon.) was a South African born businessman. He received his BA from Rhodes in 1965 and went on to enjoy a prestigous career leading businesses to success in senior roles, including MD [...]
I have just returned from South Africa working on a variety of our initiatives over a few days. All have struck a very serious and disturbing chord: the need for humans to be sorted out in terms of basic needs like food, employment, health, shelter – before we can even start to expect an interest [...]
I have been following the tragedy of the oil spill in the Mexican Gulf with growing frustration. The pursuit of oil seems destined to not go away as we needto keep using non-renewables for the time being, and we squabble over the dilemmas associated with the perils versus the benefits of renewables, as well as [...]