of young people are worried about climate change.


feel that being among nature positively impacts their mental health.

If you're anxious about the health of our planet, you're not alone. The above figures came to light in February 2023 thanks to some YouGov research we commissioned. Climate change is a daunting prospect for all of us. But young voices are powerful, and your actions count. 

How you can help fight climate change

Get your hands dirty

There are plenty of ways you can help the environment. Why not make like-minded friends while you do it? 

Ways to campaign for a healthy planet

Working in conservation

We know that competition is high for entry level roles in conservation, and it can be hard to get into the sector. That’s why we’ve partnered with Groundwork to deliver New to Nature placements. We’re also working on other initiatives that both support young people into work and increase diversity in the sector. Watch this space!

Got a question or idea?

Let us know! Chat to us via email at youth@woodlandtrust.org.uk and our friendly team will help you with any questions, concerns or accessibility needs.