Nature campaign Stories

Beth Collier: is nature accessible for everyone?

01 Oct 2019     |       2 minute read
From "forest baths" to Forest Schools, the impact of nature on our wellbeing is increasingly documented. But for some, nature is an alien environment. To mark Black History Month, nature-based psychotherapist Beth Collier reflects on the importance of opening up nature for everyone. This article is derived from a speech given by Beth at the Garden Museum, London in Summer 2019.

Friends of the Earth sparks moorland burning investigation

24 Feb 2019     |       4 minute read
Update: During the winter of 2018-19 we carried out an investigation and uncovered landowners flouting voluntary agreements to stop burning their moors for grouse shooting. Following the investigation, the UK Government pledged to ban moorland burning on blanket bog. Guy Shrubsole and Alasdair Cameron share their initial report.