Tag Archives: Friends of the Earth

A six-point plan to enhance our precious, under-threat parks

Conservationist PETER UNDERWOOD says that we need to support a Parks Charter to help guarantee the future of local open spaces I love spending time in nature, and we are blessed with a large number and variety of parks and … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth Beanfeast, Green Dragon, Dec 5

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Friends of the Earth Green Beanfeast, Green Dragon, Dec 6

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Fight back against pollution with your own air monitor

How polluted is the air that you and your family breathe? Air pollution is the biggest cause of early deaths in Britain, after smoking. It’s an invisible killer, so you aren’t even aware that you’re breathing it in. Croydon, with … Continue reading

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Get busy this weekend to help Heathfield House’s Bee World

Croydon Friends of the Earth is seeking volunteers to help with a planting session in their Bee World project in the gardens of Heathfield House this Sunday, January 17. “This Sunday, we’ll be planting the rest of the heathers in … Continue reading

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Greens and Boris back schemes for clean energy in schools

A school in Upper Norwood is being prevented from generating more green energy and supplementing its education budgets with cheap electricity because of changes in Government policy. Data suggests that better use of existing renewable energy technology across all of … Continue reading

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Time has gone when we could take climate change for granted

Climate change is back on the media agenda this week, with the international conference in Paris. PETER UNDERWOOD, pictured left, took to the streets of London yesterday to demonstrate that the environment matters to the people of Croydon Yesterday, I … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth get busy to create a better world for bees

PETER UNDERWOOD offers a vitally important lesson on the birds and, especially, the bees Bees, and other pollinators, are in crisis. Their numbers are in severe decline. They’ve lost much of their natural habitat since the middle of the last … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth Green Beanfeast, Green Dragon, Dec 15

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Fawns, flora and fauna catch the eye at Selsdon Woods

Regular arts correspondent BELLA BARTOCK has been feeling under the weather of late, but her excellent NHS GP has advised her to get out into the fresh air more often. She was duly revitalised by a trip last weekend to … Continue reading

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