In November 2019, many of you joined us in calling on UK supermarkets to take action on pesticides. Thank you! Now, as spring approaches and gardeners prepare for the year ahead, it’s time to ask UK supermarkets to take pesticide products off their shelves.
The scale of destruction HS2 will cause to wildlife is revealed. Ecosystems permanently damaged. Irreplaceable habitats destroyed. Taxpayer's money spent on restoration wasted. Species extinctions at a local level.
Join City of Trees and Friends of the Earth to plant 500 trees in Sunnybank Park – Sunday 24th November [NOW FULLY BOOKED].
UK citizens and the natural environment are being exposed to potentially harmful mixtures of pesticides. These mixtures appear in our food, water and soil and can affect the health of both humans and wildlife. There is a growing body of evidence that pesticides can become more harmful when combined, a phenomenon known as the ‘cocktail effect’.
Doubling our tree cover could remove 10% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions annually. That’s why we’re petitioning the UK government to make a lasting commitment to bring back our lost trees. Do you have a minute to add your name?
HS2 is set to destroy swathes of ancient woodland as the controversial rail route forces its way through our countryside. Damaging preparatory work is happening right now, even as rising costs and an upcoming government review calls the future of the project into question.
If you live, work, study or volunteer in Manchester, we want to hear from you. By taking a few minutes to fill in this short survey you will be helping to shape the way we protect wildlife and contributing to the new 10-year vision for biodiversity in Manchester.
Palm oil expansion is increasing deforestation, ravaging some of the planet’s remaining rainforests, home to the endangered Orangutans.
City of Trees: can you spare 30 minutes and help shape the future of Greater Manchester’s trees and woods?
City of Trees is looking for home-based volunteers to help with an important project called i-Tree Eco.
For nearly four years, there has been a temporary ban on three bee-harming pesticides called neonicotinoids.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove finally backed tougher restrictions on bee-harming pesticides called neonicotinoids. His landmark decision is down to millions of people keeping up the pressure for a full ban on bee-harming neonics – and it demonstrates just how powerful …
You did it! Wyevale have responded to public pressure – they’ve committed to taking bee-harming pesticides out of their flowering plants. This wouldn’t have happened without the thousands of messages they received from people like you. What’s more, eight of …