Nature

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 psychotherapy 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).

IPBES biodiversity report: Friends of the Earth calls for UK government to step up to avoid catastrophic nature decline

07 May 2019     |       5 minute read
Friends of the Earth is calling on the UK to take responsibility and halt this ecological crisis - by drastically stepping up protection and restoration of our own nature and addressing our role in global biodiversity decline; including our own consumption of imported products – such as soy - from nature depleted areas.

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.