Your charity for Scotland’s environment

Useful links and resources

Here are some helpful videos to help you get started on your next project:

Websites

Here are a list of websites you may find inspiring or helpful.  If you would like to suggest a website or blog you think would be good to include here, get in touch by emailing yrs@keepscotlandbeautiful.org

 

Young Reporters for the Environment

Check out the previous winning national entries by Young Reporters from 34 different countries around the world: 

 

Into Film

Into Film is a film education charity that puts film at the heart of the educational and personal development of children and young people aged 5-19 across the UK.

You can browse the Into Film youtube channel of 'how to' guides here.

 

Youth Media Agency

The Youth Media Agency is the National home for UK Youth Media: raising the profile of, and supporting, over 300 exciting media platforms. They deliver campaign and media training, working with 16-25 year olds.

 

Shout Out UK

Shout Out UK is an independent news network that, via journalism, film and events, aims to show young people that politics has a direct impact on everything you do in life, with the aim of lowering political apathy among the next generation.

 

Young Scot

Young Scot is the national youth information and citizenship charity, providing young people, aged 11 - 26, with a mixture of information, ideas and incentives to help them become confident, informed and active citizens.

 

2050 Climate Group

The 2050 Climate Group, Scotland’s youth climate group, is a collection of young professionals across Scotland who all share a commitment to actively engage in climate change adaptation and mitigation to help Scotland transition to a low carbon economy and significantly cut carbon emissions by the target years of 2020 and 2050.

 

Scottish Youth Parliament

The Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) is the democratically elected voice of Scotland’s young people.  Designed by young people and led by young people for the benefit of young people.  SYP are committed to ensuring young people are heard by the decision makers of Scotland and campaign on the issues which matter most to Scotland’s youth.

 

Scotland’s Environment

Scotland’s Environment Web aims to be a trusted gateway to everything you want to know about Scotland’s environment, bringing together information and data from a range of organisations involved in protecting and improving Scotland’s environment.  The website presents environmental information and data in an easily accessible form and adopts an innovative and dynamic approach to the provision of information.

 

TED Talks

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.