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Love in Nature – For the love of…. photograph competition

The heart in two swans’ necks, or the knot of a tree trunk. Otters holding hands. A breathtaking landscape.



	
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More green energy investment urged, as new renewable contracts awarded

Commenting on news today (Thursday 26 February) that just two offshore wind and only five solar projects have been awarded contracts following a Government auction, Friends of the Earth energy campaigner Simon Bullock said:  “Ministers should be investing far more … Continue reading

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Next Government must champion Community Energy, says Friends of the Earth – ahead of Manchester Green Power Conference

The next Government must remove barriers to the development of the UK’s huge community renewable energy potential and make this sector a top priority, Friends of the Earth said today (Thursday 26 February) ahead of a major green energy conference … Continue reading

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Lancashire County Council turns down Cuadrilla planning application

Responding to the news that Lancashire County Council has rejected Cuadrilla’s application for shale gas exploration activities at Singleton in Lancashire, Friends of the Earth’s Energy Campaigner Donna Hume said: “This decision is yet another blow for Cuadrilla. Refusing the … Continue reading

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Europe failing to show climate leadership ahead of vital Paris summit

Commenting on the publication today of the European Commission’s vision for Europe’s energy future, and its proposed preparations for the crucial UN climate summit in Paris later this year, Friends of the Earth’s International Climate Campaigner Asad Rehman said: “These … Continue reading

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Bicycle crashes and Metrolink : A Freedom of Information Act request and response.

In December 2014, Love Your Bike again raised concerns regarding the designs of Metrolink tram routes at road junctions such as Southmoor Road in Wythenshawe.  This followed on from concerns raised by Sean Sutton (the British Cycling Head Coach at … Continue reading

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Bike Friday goes Futuristic – become a ‘human sensor’ !

Manchester Friends of the Earth are inviting people in Greater Manchester to join in with a Bike Friday cycle ride on Friday 27 February and help map the cycling experience in Manchester. (1)

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Bees: Compelling evidence for pesticide ban, says Friends of the Earth following Liz Truss speech to NFU

The scientific evidence linking neonicotinoid insecticides to bee decline is compelling, Friends of the Earth said today after DEFRA Secretary Liz Truss told the NFU conference in Birmingham that the Government had “told the EU Commission that decisions on pesticides … Continue reading

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