JANUARY SIGNINGS FOR PLANET EARTH GAMES

JANUARY SIGNINGS FOR PLANET EARTH GAMES

Planet Earth Games is thrilled to announce the recruitment of seven new high calibre trustees ahead of another exciting year for the organisation and its innovative model of sustainable sport, health and wellbeing and physical activity. The incoming Trustees bring a...

A NATURAL NEW YEAR RESOLUTION

A NATURAL NEW YEAR RESOLUTION

The New Year’s Day walk has become almost as synonymous with the turning of the year as a drunken rendition of Auld Lang Syne. It encapsulates everything that people want in their New Year; a healthy, happy experience with loved ones – and for more than a few, the...

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SUPPORTERS

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SUPPORTERS

We did it! On Thursday night (17 December) our crowdfunder campaign to support the growth of the Planet Earth Games was successful! Thank you to all our supporters who so kindly donated and we are now all systems go to host February’s Planet Earth Games FREE to all...

OLYMPIANS AND INFLUENCERS BECOME GAMES AMBASSADORS

OLYMPIANS AND INFLUENCERS BECOME GAMES AMBASSADORS

High achievers from world of sport and science have been confirmed as ambassadors for the Planet Earth Games in the New Year. February’s month-long event follows up from August’s highly successful Planet Earth Games which reached over 800,000 people. Planet Earth...

PLASTIC FREE HALLOWEEN

PLASTIC FREE HALLOWEEN

Halloween is here and whilst 2020 has been a different year for many bad reasons, let's make the day different for all the right reasons. By prioritising the environment, we can make Halloween spooky, scary and sustainable Every year, tonnes and tonnes of single-use...

JOIN THE JOURNEY

JOIN THE JOURNEY

Planet Earth Games is seeking talented and committed individuals to join the us as Trustees to steer the strategic direction of the charity. We are on an exciting journey as one of the most innovative charities operating across sport, leisure and physical activity and...

CLEAN AIR DAY 2020

CLEAN AIR DAY 2020

Thursday, October 8th, is Clean Air Day 2020. The official campaign wishes to make 2020 the "cleanest Clean Air Day Yet". Normally, large events are run around the country to raise awareness about air pollution, but like Planet Earth Games, this year has to be virtual...

GOLD MEDALLISTS FOR GREEN RECOVERY

GOLD MEDALLISTS FOR GREEN RECOVERY

Planet Earth Games is joining forces with some of the country's leading Olympians including Mo Farah, Paula Radcliffe and Steve Redgrave in campaigning for the UK Government to prioritise a Green Recovery from the Pandemic. We have recently teamed up with Champions...

PLANET EARTH GAMES BACK IN FEBRUARY 2021!

PLANET EARTH GAMES BACK IN FEBRUARY 2021!

Following the huge success of August 2020 and our first ever virtual event. Planet Earth Games will be back in February 2021 with another month of a sustainable challenges every day. Organisers are working on the The exact details of challenges will be confirmed by...

WHAT A MONTH!

It was foremost in our minds that for our re-modeled virtual Planet Earth Games, it was free, accessible and enjoyable. It was important for us bring some silver lining into people’s summers. We hope, in our small way, we achieved that.

AUGUST? WE’VE GOT IT COVERED

AUGUST? WE’VE GOT IT COVERED

With travel restrictions, social distancing and leisure opportunities severely limited due to the pandemic, families will be forgiven for wondering how to fill their summer this year. The Planet Earth Games offers a unique opportunity throughout August for everyone to...

FACE MASKS: DISPOSABLE OR REUSABLE?

FACE MASKS: DISPOSABLE OR REUSABLE?

As face masks have quickly become a normal part of life, it is important that we adapt to the new normal with an eye on our mantra of #HealthyPeople and a #HealthyPlanet. Face masks are incredibly important for keeping our communities safe. By stopping the spread of...

MAJOR BRANDS PARTNER WITH GAMES

MAJOR BRANDS PARTNER WITH GAMES

Ahead of entries launching next week (week beginning 20 July), the Planet Earth Games has been given a significant lift as in recent days, having been joined by a flurry of national, regional and local brands and ambassadors, sharing in the event's ethos of nurturing...

FIVE SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL HABITS AS WE EMERGE FROM LOCKDOWN

FIVE SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL HABITS AS WE EMERGE FROM LOCKDOWN

Summer has arrived and lockdown is slowly lifting. At Planet Earth Games we talk about the dangers of climate change a lot, but we have come up with some tips for you to try out on your next adventure. Making sure your saved-up holiday budget is being spent...

PADDLE AGAINST PLASTIC CAMPAIGNER JOINS TEAM

PADDLE AGAINST PLASTIC CAMPAIGNER JOINS TEAM

Environmental activist and adventurer Cal Major has joined Planet Earth Games as an event ambassador. As a eater sports enthusiast, Cal became increasingly concerned over the increase in plastic pollution on our coastlines and launched the campaign Paddle Against...

LITTER PICKING ON BOURNEMOUTH BEACH

LITTER PICKING ON BOURNEMOUTH BEACH

"I woke up last Thursday morning and was disgusted by all the rubbish on the beach", Megan from the Sorted Surf Shop lives in the centre of town. Last week, when 500,000 people descended on Bournemouth Beach, the entire town was gridlocked with visitors. The next day,...

KIDS AGAINST PLASTIC AND PLASTIC-FREE JULY

KIDS AGAINST PLASTIC AND PLASTIC-FREE JULY

With one month to go until Planet Earth Games, now is a great time to join Plastic Free July! We are proud to be supported by KIDS AGAINST PLASTIC! Here's our inspiring new ambassadors explaining why we need to take notice of the plastic problem:...

CIMATE INEQUALITY: GLOBAL UNBALANCE

CIMATE INEQUALITY: GLOBAL UNBALANCE

Ten million people across the world took part in climate protests last September. Across the world people demanded that we work together to save our planet. Many scientists, politicians and protesters have said that it is up to the rich countries to clean up the mess...

CLIMATE INEQUALITY: MISSING RAINFALL

CLIMATE INEQUALITY: MISSING RAINFALL

Climate change is displacing refugees across the world. Typically, it’s the planet’s poorest people who are on the front line of our collective struggle against global warming. Previously, we have looked at an activist racing to relocate her neighbours from a sinking...

CLIMATE INEQUALITY: DEVASTATING DUNES

CLIMATE INEQUALITY: DEVASTATING DUNES

Following our story of the inspiring work of Ursala Ravoka and the relocation of the world’s first climate refugees from their island which is being swallowed by the sea, this instalment of Planet Earth Games’ series on people’s climate change stories turns our gaze...

NATIONAL SCHOOL SPORT WEEK

NATIONAL SCHOOL SPORT WEEK

It's National School Sport Week. It's hot. It's sunny. It would be a perfect week for sport's day. Whether you're a sack-race ace or a triple jump champion, 2020 has been disappointing for many. However, the Youth Sport Trust has teamed up with Sky Sports to run a...

CLIMATE INEQUALITY: RISING TIDES

CLIMATE INEQUALITY: RISING TIDES

At Planet Earth Games, when we advocate our mantra “Healthy Planet, Healthy People”, it is because the unhealthy planet, riddled with unsustainable actions and climate change, is causing unhealthy and life-threatening results for many of the world’s poorest people....

THE SIMPLE THINGS

THE SIMPLE THINGS

One of our great lessons of from the pandemic is rediscovering local nature spots. writes Planet Earth Games Chief Executive Chris Broadbent. Yes, we are lucky, my family and I live in Devon. In normal times, we would not hesitate to drive to the beach or on the...

FOUR Rs TO SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT

FOUR Rs TO SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT

At Planet Earth Games, we love seeing our planet green, alive and healthy! We believe in the power of personal choices when it comes to protecting our planet. Since the start of the global lockdown, the world has seen the largest drop of carbon emissions, ever!...

FIVE PLANT-BASED RECIPES TO TRY THIS SUMMER

FIVE PLANT-BASED RECIPES TO TRY THIS SUMMER

  Planet Earth Games is all about “Healthy Planet, Healthy People”, so when you get home from your next bike ride, what could be better than tucking into a tasty, filling plant-based treat? These dishes are good enough to tempt even the most devout carnivores....

FIVE REASONS WHY WE MUST PROTECT THE OCEANS

FIVE REASONS WHY WE MUST PROTECT THE OCEANS

Monday 8 June is World Oceans Day, and this year’s theme is “Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean”! Here are five reasons that protecting the oceans is necessary for a healthy planet and healthy people, plus three extremely easy ways you can help, today... Climate Have...

BE PART OF IT! SUPPORT PLANET EARTH GAMES

It's World Environment Day! We passionately believe in the symbiotic relationship between the environment and human activity. After all, if we don’t preserve and protect the lakes, oceans, forests, coastlines, mountains and moors then how we expect people to be more...

PLANET EARTH GAMES 2020 IS BACK!

PLANET EARTH GAMES 2020 IS BACK!

Along with the rest of the events sector, we were forced to cancel our planned events this summer. Lockdown, social distancing, the potential of going virtual and the (organic) carrot of going carbon-neutral sent us back to the drawing board and Planet Earth Games...

10 SUSTAINABLE SPORTS STARS

10 SUSTAINABLE SPORTS STARS

Sustainability and sport don’t always go together, except of course at the Planet Earth Games, where we passionately believe maintaining a healthy environment is critical to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Here’s 10 sports stars who are on record caring about climate change.

A NEW NORMAL

A NEW NORMAL

It has not gone unnoticed that the earth has begun to cleanse itself without the constant pollution of human activity. Los Angeles is welcoming back blue skies over smog, dolphins have been spotted in the Venice canals.

LESSONS FROM RECYCLING

LESSONS FROM RECYCLING

As supermarket shelves are stripped bare as people are overcome by coronavirus panic, a harsh light is shining upon society’s obsessive consumerism. Instead of adapting to the new circumstances and becoming more resourceful, large chunks of society have instead taken...