Sandra Bell17 Dec 2019
Planting trees on farms can help reduce pests and diseases and cut the need for chemicals.
Paul de Zylva06 Dec 2019
It’s not only bees that are harmed by pesticides. We show how routine use of chemicals harms birds, earthworms, hedgehogs, frogs, wild plants and wider nature.
Sandra Bell, Nature campaigner15 Nov 2019
In the first of a series of blogs on innovative farming I ask whether robots could be the solution to cutting our reliance on chemicals.
Paul de Zylva, Nature campaigner04 Nov 2019
Paul de Zylva looks back at the Bee Cause campaign and assesses whether Welsh and English action plans to halt the decline of bees are working.
Clare Oxborrow29 Oct 2019
What we eat, how we travel and how we heat our homes has a huge climate impact. But what should the government be doing to help us live greener lives?
Sandra Bell28 Aug 2019
Will the UK government step up action on pesticides reduction in response to the current ecological crisis?
05 Jun 2019
A close look at pesticide use reveals we’re treating crops more frequently and with a greater variety of chemicals than ever before – it’s time to reverse this trend and put the UK onto a trajectory of pesticide reduction.
03 Jun 2019
Faster, deeper and fairer carbon pollution cuts than those recommended by the Committee on Climate Change are possible and necessary.
Paul de Zylva24 May 2019
“The essential, interconnected web of life on Earth is getting smaller and increasingly frayed.”
21 May 2019
We are asking MPs to join the existing cross-party support for amendment NC11 in the Agriculture Bill, which will put pesticide use in farming on the right path for everyone.
Paul de Zylva30 Apr 2019
If we lose the insects then everything is going to collapse.
Sandra Bell16 Apr 2019
Global insect decline is a wake-up call. Intensive farming is destroying the very species that underpin food production - including pollination, natural pest control and soil health.
Alasdair Cameron25 Mar 2019
Burnt goat heads and growth hormones may soon be arriving on our tables, thanks to lobbying by the Australian meat industry.
24 Mar 2019
Should the fossil fuel industry fund the transition to zero carbon? In the UK they cause around £44 billion worth of damage each year.
Clare Oxborrow12 Mar 2019
Why the government should encourage people to eat low-meat, planet-friendly diets if it is serious about cutting greenhouse gas emissions.