Carbon dioxide threatens the air we breathe and plastics fill our rivers. Take action to help fix our planet

I care about: Protecting our environment

This could be our last chance to save the planet. The rapid rise in carbon dioxide threatens our air and ability to grow food, and we consume microplastics in our food and water every day. 

Birmingham-in-our-EnvironmentYour support could help us all step back from the tipping point. Our researchers are focusing on how atmospheric changes could damage our plants and how we can use plastics more sustainably. 

  • Help our trees and food crops handle climate change, through a unique 'lab in the woods'
  • Stop plastic entering our oceans and food chain by catching it in rivers
Donate to protect our planet

See examples of how your gift could protect our air and water, and stop plastic waste

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