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Old tires in brownfield site

Space for new homes

1m new homes could be built on derelict and vacant land, transforming towns and cities.
Mute swan and plastic bag

Rivers of plastic

New photographs show iconic British wildlife surrounded by plastic pollution in UK rivers.
International Day of Forests 2019

International Day of Forests 2019

Through education and connection with nature, everyone can learn to love forests and be more conscious of their vital role.
Monks and schoolchildren learn about reduce, reuse and recycle

Global Recycling Day 2019

Today the world unites to celebrate recycling, with events planned from Nigeria to South Korea and Brazil to the UK.
Plastic invasion

Plastic invasion

Branded single-use plastic from Nestlé, Unilever and Colgate Palmolive polluting marine wildlife in the ‘centre of the centre’ of global biodiversity hotspot.
Youth Strike 4 Climate

Youth Strike 4 Climate

Today, tens of thousands are expected to participate in the biggest ever youth climate strike.
Wowo Campsite

Little Wowos

Book your place on these nature-inspired weeks and workshops for pre-school children at the fantastic Wowo Campsite.
Permaculture Magazine Prize 2019

Permaculture Magazine Prize 2019

£25k prize fund to highlight the worldwide successes of the growing permaculture movement.
Happy International Women's Day 2019!

Happy International Women’s Day 2019!

To mark International Women's Day, here are 10 women’s networks that are supporting environmental and social change.
Sing for the trees on International Women's Day

Sing for the Trees

On International Women’s Day, celebrate the life-sustaining benefits of trees and the vital role women play in forest restoration.
Plastic in UK rivers

Plastic in UK rivers

Hollywood actor Bonnie Wright joins first UK-wide investigation into river plastic pollution.
Melinda Watson, founder of the RAW Foundation

RAW in South America

Plastic pioneer Melinda Watson returns from world-first expedition.
Don't let history repeat itself

‘Don’t let history repeat itself’

Charities urge the government to support an ‘all-in’ deposit return system that collects every drinks can and bottle.
Heroes of the Season, winter 2019

Top 5 winter switches 2019

Five simple switches that will set you up for a new start in spring, plus our MyGreenPod Heroes of the Season.

What’s in a name?

Here’s the easy way to buy products from brands that share your ethics.
GIbson Mill, Hardcastle Crags

Natural flood management

Nature and people to benefit from a £2.6m environmental project project in West Yorkshire.
Refelctions of Buachaille Etive Mor

The Big Spring Beach Clean 2019

Surfers Against Sewage calls for action from mountain summits to city streets, from riverbanks to coastlines, to help stop plastic polluting our ocean.
Recyclers 'let down' by absent policies

Recyclers ‘let down’ by absent policies

MPs call for bold national Plastic Packaging Plan to help consumers, protect our oceans and create green UK jobs.
Landfill in Kayu Madang, Sabah Borneo, Malaysia.

Turning off the plastics tap

Cross-party MPs join call for a ban on the export of our plastic waste to the developing world.


Kid truth-tellers make the case for the protection of whistleblowers in Europe.