Nature campaign Stories

Life after lockdown: how to make green space accessible to all

20 Apr 2020     |       4 minute read
Access to nature is important to our physical and mental wellbeing. But the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted just how many people – particularly in urban areas – are robbed of important green space. Sustainability Analyst Paul de Zylva explains how we can make our neighbourhoods and parks cleaner, greener and healthier for everyone.

Beth Collier: is nature accessible for everyone?

01 Oct 2019     |       2 minute read
Nature – whether it's a sprawling forest or an urban park – can be of great comfort during unsettling times. And it should be accessible to everyone. This article is taken from a speech given by psychotherapist Beth Collier at the Garden Museum, London in Summer 2019. Please follow government guidelines on leaving your home during the COVID-19 pandemic (and keep watch from your window to see if nature comes to you).

Friends of the Earth sparks moorland burning investigation

24 Feb 2019     |       4 minute read
Update: During the winter of 2018-19 we carried out an investigation and uncovered landowners flouting voluntary agreements to stop burning their moors for grouse shooting. Following the investigation, the UK Government pledged to ban moorland burning on blanket bog. Guy Shrubsole and Alasdair Cameron share their initial report.