Successes

Communities fighting climate breakdown

Published:  29 Apr 2020    |      Last updated:  14 Jul 2020    |      4 minute read     |        |    Eoin Redahan
In just one year Climate Action groups have convinced councils to declare climate emergencies, lobbied for change at a local level, and brought communities together. Could your community do something similar?

The neonics ban – protecting bees from pesticides

Published:  26 Sep 2018    |      Last updated:  18 Dec 2018    |      5 minute read     |        |    Celeste Hicks
A ban on 3 bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides for all outdoor crops took effect in 2018. But the UK government has given emergency authorisation to farmers to use one of the pesticides. Read the latest.

UK’s first postcode gardener springs into action in Hackney

Published:  12 Nov 2018    |      2 minute read
Kate Poland will start as the UK’s first-ever ‘postcode gardener’. She will work with people in the E5 postcode to increase vegetation and wildlife in their streets. This pilot is part of the 10xGreener initiative from Friends of the Earth to transform our towns and cities. The project has already seen Daubeney Road being boosted with plants and wildlife.