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Frack Free Trafford petition

Do you live in Trafford, or know anyone that does?  If you do, either you or your friends or relatives are now on the frontline of the battle against fracking.

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Bee Action Plan due: last chance for bees

Ahead of the Government’s unveiling of its long-awaited action plan to reverse the decline of Britain’s bees next week (expected on Tuesday 4 November), Friends of the Earth is warning it must contain strong measures to make UK farms and … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester – Time to move up a gear on Cycling

On Friday 31st October, Love Your Bike are inviting people to join one of the Bike Friday ‘cycle to work’ rides [1] to support the updated ‘Getting Moving: A Manifesto for Cycling In Greater Manchester’.

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Could the Government’s ‘Wellbeing Centre’ lead to a new economic ideology?

Commenting on today’s launch in London and Bristol of the National ‘What Works Centre for Wellbeing’, Friends of the Earth Senior Economics Campaigner, David Powell, said:  “Pursuing economic growth isn’t worth a hill of beans if it doesn’t actually improve … Continue reading

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Allotments best for bees: Great British Bee Count results

Allotments are providing the best habitat for bees while parks and roadsides need improving, warns a leading bee expert following the results of the first-ever Great British Bee Count published today by Friends of the Earth, Buglife and B&Q. 

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Save the bees not the pesticides!

Yesterday the farming and pesticides industries attacked European regulations that protect our health and the environment.  The National Farmers Union (NFU), the agricultural industries confederation (aic) and the Crop Protection Association (CPA) said the loss of pesticide products resulting from … Continue reading

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EU2030 climate decision puts polluters’ interests first

Reacting to new EU targets for tackling climate change agreed last night, Asad Rehman, international climate campaigner at Friends of the Earth said:  “David Cameron has written himself into history alongside Canadian PM Stephen Harper and Australian leader Tony Abbott as … Continue reading

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The Brussels Business (Manchester Film Co-op)

Manchester Film Co-operative would like to invite you to a screening of the documentary film The Brussels Business.

 
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Pesticides report by farming and chemical lobby is dangerously misleading

Commenting on the Healthy Harvest report by the NFU and the pesticide lobby, Paul de Zylva, Friends of the Earth’s nature campaigner said:  “This dangerously misleading report lacks any credible, independent and peer reviewed science.

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