Nature

What’s the evidence of nature declining and is extinction beckoning?

Paul de Zylva02 May 2019

Our natural world is in trouble. Are we on the verge of the world's sixth mass extinction?

Insectageddon-what's happening to bees and other insects?

Paul de Zylva30 Apr 2019

If we lose the insects then everything is going to collapse.

Why supporting nature friendly farming is essential to productivity

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.

Why the UK should double forest area to curb climate change

29 Mar 2019

How more trees, woodlands and forests will support aims to help combat climate change, and protect and restore nature.

Net Gain – the new threat to nature

04 Mar 2019

Is the Government's plan for 'Net Biodiversity Gain' another ruse to let developers trample over our wildlife?

New tricks: biodiversity offsetting and mining

19 Feb 2019

Biodiversity offsetting allows damage to nature in one area to be offset through conservation work in another but we show this is harming people and nature in Madagascar and elsewhere.

Nature’s in trouble. Now, for my next trick

Paul De Zylva19 Feb 2019

Governments and businesses are presenting biodiversity offsetting as a nature conservation solution. But it’s failing people and the planet.

Nature and wildlife: our position

24 Nov 2017

Why our future as a species depends on nature and wildlife thriving in our countryside, towns and cities: Friends of the Earth's position.

No dominion over nature

05 Mar 2014730 kB PDF file

Why treating ecosystems like machines will lead to boom and bust in food supply.