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Primary pupils help save rainforest

A group of Manx schoolchildren have taken it upon themselves to help save one of the world's most important ecosystems.

A visit to the Wildlife Park inspired pupils at Willaston Primary School to try and buy a section of Brazilian rainforest to protect it from deforestation.

The year three and four youngsters raised the funds they needed by running a cafe, selling home-made cakes and drinks to their parents and other invited guests.

Pupil William Bergquist says it was a runaway success:

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