Upcoming Beach Cleans & Events for 2022

We are ready and raring to go with our beach cleaning and events this year. Since we started the campaign back in 2018, we have picked up an enormous 31.5 tonnes of rubbish from local beaches and countryside, with the help of nearly 4,000 volunteers! We intend to keep this momentum up, and so here…

Successful First Youth Eco Conference!

Our First Youth Eco Conference saw over 100 pupils from across Hampshire gather to discuss key environmental issues. In October, we launched our first eco conference for schools from across Hampshire in conjunction with the Hampshire Youth Parliament. The well-attended event, held at Winchester College, saw secondary pupils learn, reflect and discuss key environmental issues…

Solent Wildlife Series: Part 3, Birds

By Hannah Cooper, Campaign Assistant  In our previous two blog posts (habitats and sealife), we explored some of the amazing habitats and marine wildlife that we have here on our South Coast. But now we would like for you to turn your eyes to the skies of the Solent and join us to learn about…

My Internship Experience with the Final Straw Foundation!

By Hannah Cooper I have always had an interest in nature and our environment. I went from eco team and gardening club in primary school, to biology student in college, to enrolling for a degree in environmental science through the Open University- with any free time in-between spent exploring in the woods or along our…

Solent Wildlife Series: Part 2, Sealife

By Hannah Cooper, Campaign Assistant In our previous blog post, we explored some of the fantastic habitats that we’re lucky to have in the Solent. From mudflats to sand dunes, we really have it all. But what creatures can we find in these amazing places? Join us as we investigate some of the marvellous sea…

Kids Christmas 600m Park Run and Tyre Pull

Take part in our Christmas run and tyre pull at Emsworth Recreation Ground, raising money for our charity and Verity’s Gift. Join us for a Christmas mission to put our hearts and ‘soles’ into a sustainable season. Let’s run together for clean seas and to support young lives. Wear your oldest, swapped or handmade costumes…