This Autumn, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) will vote on rules that could make every farm in Europe more bee-friendly. At the moment vast areas are planted with a single crop and covered in pesticides, wiping out wildlife.And it’s our … Continue reading
Manchester Friends of the Earth have been busy with the Bee Cause campaign, aimed at halting the decline in bee populations by promoting beefriendly planting and biodiversity. Seed bombs made their appearance in July at both Envirolution, in Platt Fields, … Continue reading
The August Manchester Friends of the Earth Full Group meeting followed a different format to the normal meetings. Inspired by the lovely weather we enjoyed a great evening Urban Nature Walk around Manchester.
There’s been lots in the news recently about bees and pesticides – especially growing evidence that pesticides harm bees’ health and remove food sources they need to survive. This summer the Government has a golden opportunity to help. It’s putting … Continue reading
Cat invites us to put the buzz back into our bee population and get involved in Friends of the Earth’s latest campaign As you may have heard, the bee population is declining right across developed countries. Friends of the Earth … Continue reading
Building a bee hotel is a quick and effective way to help save British bees. Bee hotels are like simple bird boxes for bees. They’re quick to make and provide vital nesting space for dozens of species.
This week Friends of the Earth launched a new report – The Decline of England’s Bees – which supports the need for a National Bee Action Plan. The research was carried out by the University of Reading and clearly explains … Continue reading