Rubén Herrera was arrested as he left his house in Huehuetenango district, Guatemala on March 15 this year. He is still in prison more than two months later. Rubén has been an active community organiser, working on many environmental and … Continue reading
On Saturday 15th June between 12noon and 4pm, 5000 members of the public will be served a free, hot, nutritious lunch in Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens. The meal will be made entirely from ingredients that would otherwise have been wasted, such … Continue reading
Love Your Bike are inviting people to join a special ‘Time to Go Dutch’ Bike Friday cycle ride from Whitworth Park on Friday 31st May.  Many of the Bike Friday routes will meet at Whitworth Park and then cycle … Continue reading
Love Your Bike has created this simple Twitter action. All you have to do is click on the “Tweet to” links below and a Tweet message to that organisation’s Twitter name will pop up ready to send. Please help us … Continue reading
MPs from across Greater Manchester have pledged their support for renewable energy and green jobs by backing a move to clean up UK power and tackle climate change.  
It’s time to turn up the heat on Apple. Friends of the Earth supporters have already forced its biggest rival, Samsung, to confirm that it uses forest-trashing tin in its products. But Apple is still refusing to go public about … Continue reading
Together you convinced over 100 MPs to go and hear about the threat facing some of our iconic bee species. Thanks to everyone who emailed their MP and helped create one of the best-attended Westminster events we’ve ever held.
BASECAMP is an event for our fantastic network of local groups and individuals and also for people new to Friends of the Earth, people who would like to find out more and bring their own experiences to the event.
Manchester celebrates all things cycling with a month of bike activities across the city. Kicking off with a special Go Dutch cycle ride from Whitworth Park, bike polo, bike maintenance, great bike rides and a giant bike in the Manchester … Continue reading
This recipe has been adapted from a recipe in Ottolenghi’s Plenty. You could alter the vegetable to reflect what is in season.
Delve into our vegetarian recipe books in the Friends of the Earth Shop for inspiration.
With new potatoes now in season, its best to take a minimalist policy with serving these to retain their lovely flavour. The recipe below can be altered to reflect what you have in the fridge and pantry.
Responding to the Institute of Directors report on shale gas published today [Wednesday 22 May 2013], Friends of the Earth Energy Campaigner Tony Bosworth said: “This industry-funded report paints a completely distorted view of the benefits of shale gas development … Continue reading
This recipe, from the cookbook Veganomicon, might seem like an unlikely combination, but be warned its delicious and addictive!
Two of the UK’s leading high-street banks are funding a company involved in land-grabbing in Uganda, reveals new research published by Friends of the Earth today (Tuesday 21 May).
This week is National Vegetarian Week and we thought it a good time to launch our collection of sustainable recipes. Food has a vital place in each person’s day but the meals we eat are often not given a second … Continue reading
On Saturday 18th May, Manchester Friends of the Earth proved we can get as busy as any bee, starting work on our first Bee World at Parrs Wood Environmental Centre. Sixty Bee Worlds are being created all over the UK … Continue reading
” Speech reveals DEFRA has cut climate change adaptation team from 38 staff to 6. Ahead of International climate negotiations and the game-changing Energy Bill vote on 3rd June, former Special Representative for Climate Change, John Ashton CBE, gave a wide-ranging … Continue reading
Theatre company Mikron has teamed up with the Bee Cause and wants to invite local groups to join them at productions of their play – a drama set in a bee-keeping community.
Bees are vanishing from Britain but you can help. Get your Bee Saver Kit today, with wildflower seeds and bee-saving materials, and we’ll pin a flower for you on our map.