Finlay Pringle’s News…

 

Big Issue 2020 Changemakers

Big Issue 2020 Changemakers

Well gosh this was unexpected! Nice to be included in The Big Issue top 100 influencers of the year along with the equally amazing Kabir Kaul, Dara McAnulty and Holly Gillibrand.Great that young people and the issues we are speaking out about get taken seriously.

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Bite-Back Shark and Marine Conservation

Bite-Back Shark and Marine Conservation

The year ended with a mention form Bite-Back Shark and Marine Conservation! Still lots more for us all to do if we are going to get sharks off the menu in the UK. It's a big year for the oceans in 2020 Fin will be campaigning even harder to save these amazing animals.

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Unable to Vote

Unable to Vote

In December Fin and Holly Gillibrand wrote an article for The Metro explaining " We may be 12 and 14, and unable to vote, but we are not striking because we want to skip school or to become famous – we are doing this to wake our leaders up"

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CBBC Newsround

CBBC Newsround

29th November 2019, after finishing the #ClimateStrike Fin went up to the WDC Shorewatch site at Rhue Lighthouse to film with CBBC Newsround.The programme is due to go out in January. Teabags and swimming pools were topics under discussion.  

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Twinkl News

Twinkl News

In November 2019 Fin learned about online statistics, namely 'reach' and 'engagement' through his work with Twinkl Resoures for schools. Students viewed from the other side of the world, a total of 150 schools had viewed the teaching aids during the first month that...

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Highland Heroes Awards

Highland Heroes Awards

Web Fairy here! Bringing the website up to date with the past few months news courtesy of FaceBook's embedded post function!

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Nature Benefitting Mental Health

Nature Benefitting Mental Health

Ella and I wanted to do something to mark Mental Health Awareness Week. We called in to Ullapool Men's Shed last week to give them a copy of Joe Harkness' book 'Bird Therapy'. I met Joe at Birdfair 2019 and when he generously offered to give away some of his new...

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How We Lowered Our Carbon Footprint

How We Lowered Our Carbon Footprint

Last month The National newspaper in Scotland interviewed the Pringle family to find out about the changes they made to lower their carbon foot print in order to reduce their impact on the enviroment. There are lots of ways people can do the same without too much...

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Twinkl

Twinkl

Really pleased to announce that the big education project that I have been working on for several months has now been launched. It has been difficult this year managing all the requests that people want me to get involved in and due to pressure of time, money and the...

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Young Animal Hero Award 2019

Young Animal Hero Award 2019

Finlay, through the staff he met at the A Focus On Nature conference, was invited behind the scenes of the Natural History Museum to view their extensive shark collection. He spent a very happy hour chatting with the head curator of fish about their shared passion for...

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