Friends of the Earth

Information and action on climate change, food, biodiversity.


  • Honey: an ethical guide 09 Oct '17, 6am

    Thanks to your support for the Bee Cause campaign , we've persuaded the government to produce a Bee Action Plan. But as well as political action to help bees and other pollinating insects, there's plenty more we can do. Choosing the right honey is a great way to help our honey bees. O...

  • Three quarters of public agree government should support tougher action on bee-harming chemicals 02 Oct '17, 10am

    Over three quarters of the UK public (76%) think the UK government should support EU proposals to extend current restrictions on bee-harming pesticides to all crops, a YouGov survey [1,2] for Friends of the Earth reveals today (Monday 2 October). Environment Secretary Michael Gove, wh...

  • London Regional Campaigner 28 Sep '17, 9am

    If you want to join the world’s largest grassroots environmental organisation we’d love to hear from you. As regional campaigner for London you will be leading the development of our grassroots movement in London, supporting communities on the ground to deliver both local and national...

  • announces new charity Chair 27 Sep '17, 3pm

    Environmental charity Friends of the Earth has announced their new charity Chair as former lawyer Frances Butler. Previously the Chair of human rights organisation, Liberty, she has a background in campaigning and climate change advocacy, alongside a wealth of charity governance exper...

  • News 08 Oct '17, 7am

    Air Pollution - the effects of worsening nitrogen dioxide in the Derby Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) Derby City Council has admitted that air quality will worsen because of the Derby and Derbyshire incinerator stacks and associated traffic, and that the life expectancy of Derby p...

  • 16 things you need to know about food and the environment 09 Sep '17, 10am

    Food plays a central role in all our lives. We need to eat to survive, but what, how and when we eat is based on more than just staying alive. It’s about our traditions and rituals, our senses, feelings and memories. It opens doors to different experiences and cultures. But much of th...

  • Why do we hate wasps so much? 29 Aug '17, 3pm

    Here are 5 facts about wasps that might change your mind and show you some good things about wasps. Late summer. Bees are buzzing in the garden and wasps are… well, what are they doing exactly? People love bees. Our campaign to stop bee decline continues to get a huge amount of suppor...

  • Campaigner 22 Aug '17, 6pm

    We are looking for a Campaigner to join our team to deliver world-changing campaigns for a just world where people and nature thrive. Friends of the Earth's campaigns seek to address the urgent challenges of stopping climate change, restoring nature, cleaning up our air and toxic poll...

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