NEWS ROUNDUP: “Massive” coin produced by Royal Mint
Environmental charities in Wales have said that nature and wildlife is undergoing a "mass extinction event". Ahead of next week's election, the charity has urged politicians to take action, with measures such as new, legally binding targets on biodiversity. A major study in 2019 suggested one in six species in Wales were at risk of extinction. Campaigners want the issue to be given the same priority as plans to fight climate change.
Wales' highest mountain could only be called by its Welsh name under plans being considered by park authorities. It follows a motion brought by a Gwynedd county councillor that Snowdonia National Park authorities be asked to only refer to Snowdon as Yr Wyddfa, and Snowdonia as Eryri. A task group will consider the proposal.
And a giant gold coin weighing 10kg and worth £10,000 has been produced. The Royal Mint, whom are based in Llantrisant, said its biggest coin took 400 hours to produce - including four days of polishing. The 20cm wide coin was created using traditional skills and innovative technology.
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