Nature

What's so good about trees?

Published:  28 May 2019    |      Last updated:  05 Nov 2020    |      3 minute read
Discover what makes trees so valuable to our environment, economy and wellbeing.

Bees: fun facts and activities for children

Published:  22 Aug 2017    |      Last updated:  20 May 2020    |      3 minute read
Do you have kids, or work with children and young people? Read our 10 fun ways to bring out the bee saver in any child, plus you can access our great teaching resources.

Why we fought to protect the Gwent Levels for future generations

Published:  29 Nov 2018    |      Last updated:  05 Jun 2019    |      4 minute read     |        |    Celeste Hicks
A new road to ease congestion on the M4 in south Wales was first proposed in the 1990s. After nearly 30 years of campaigning by Friends of the Earth, the route through the Gwent Levels has been finally ruled out.

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.

25-year environment plan falls short

Published:  25 Jan 2018    |      Last updated:  08 Oct 2018    |      7 minute read     |        |    Paul de Zylva
What does the UK government’s 25 year plan for the environment say? And will it really make life better for the next generation?