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Six reasons to become an urban beekeeper

Zion Lights

19th April, 2012

Bees Urban beekeeping will help boost the UK's declining bee population. Here are six reasons to get involved more...

TAKE ACTION: Support Friends of the Earth's National Bee Action Plan

Mark Briggs

11th April, 2012

Honey bees In China, pear trees have had to be pollinated by hand after bees were wiped out by industrial farming. Now FOE have launched a petition to get the UK government to help halt the decline in Britain's own bee population more...

TAKE ACTION to stop Asia Pulp and Paper's logging in Indonesia's tiger rainforests

Priyanka Mogul

7th March, 2012

Greenpeace Greenpeace's undercover investigation accused Asia Pulp and Paper's of flouting the logging ban on ramin trees in Indonesia, threatening the remaining population of Sumatran tigers. Greenpeace calls on you to urge companies to boycott APP products more...

Join the SOS celebrity auction to help save the Sumatran Orangutan

Ecologist

1st March, 2012

Sumatran Orangutan With only 6,600 left in the wild, the Sumatran orangutan is critically endangered. Campaign group Sumatran Orangutan Society has organised a celebrity auction to raise money to protect them and their rainforest habitat more...

TAKE ACTION to save Indonesia's indigenous peoples in the Kalmantan Forest

Priyanka Mogul

21st February, 2012

Kalimantan The Dayak Benua community of Muara Tae, Indonesia, are fighting to protect their ancestral forests from a mining company. The London-based Environmental Investigation Agency has now launched a campaign to assist more...

TAKE ACTION to save Scotland's seals

Priyanka Mogul

8th February, 2012

Seal Protection Action Group There has been a significant reduction in the killing of seals in Scotland but the Seal Protection Action Group needs your help in ending the killings altogether more...

PHOTO GALLERY: The Arctic - Treasure of the North

Bernd Rommelt & Thomas Henningsen

1st February, 2012

The Arctic by Greenpeace A new book of stunning photos of the Arctic documents the wonder of one of the last wilderness regions on the planet more...

WildAid: How to end the illegal wildlife trade

Matilda Lee

1st December, 2011

Steve Trent WildAid's Steve Trent on why only robust anti-poaching operations, undercover investigations and high profile prosecutions can save the remaining wild rhinos, elephants, tigers and sharks more...

The human face of conservation: bringing community and wildlife together

Ruth Styles

1st December, 2011

Wilderness Across Africa, the traditional idea of safari parks is getting an overhaul - and where once locals were excluded, models with community involvement are finding long-term success more...

Can the common agricultural policy save England's green and pleasant land?

Matilda Lee

11th October, 2011

Grasslands Trust As reform of the EU's agriculture policy gets underway, Miles King of the Grassland Trust tells Matilda Lee how intensive farming has all but destroyed England's 'rainforests' and why it's time we started asking for more from our farmers more...

TAKE ACTION to save the red squirrel

Ecologist

29th September, 2011

red squirrel The Red Squirrel Appeal aims to raise money to develop a vaccine for a deadly disease that is quickly destroying the remaining population more...

Ugandans mobilise to save Mabira forest from sugarcane plantation

Esther Nakkazi

20th September, 2011

Mabira Forest One of Africa's last remaining tropical forests, Mabira is home to precious wildlife and is an eco tourist attraction. But it is now under threat from sugarcane production. Esther Nakkazi reports more...

CAMPAIGN HERO: Richard Scott of Landlife

Matilda Lee

12th July, 2011

Riichard Scott, Senior Project Manager at Landlife The senior project manager at Landlife, the charity working to bring people and wildlife closer together, on 'principled' dealings with corporations and why it's important to make politicians jealous more...

TAKE ACTION to protect Britain's bees

Matilda Lee

5th July, 2011

Honey bees Sign the petition to ban neonicotinoids in the UK and help safeguard Britain's threatened bee population more...

Dr. Wallace J. Nichols: conservation travel can help save endangered wildlife

Deborah Bassett

29th June, 2011

Dr. Wallace J. Nichols Marine biologist, lecturer, ocean ambassador and founder of several conservation initiatives, Dr. Wallace J. Nichols speaks to Deborah Bassett about the benefits of wildlife tourism, saving baby turtle eggs and an 112 day trek along the US west coast more...

TAKE ACTION to save the UK's peat bogs

Matilda Lee

28th June, 2011

Garden Organic's 'I don't dig peat' campaign Be an eco-friendly gardener and make a promise to be peat-free more...

TAKE ACTION to stop the illegal bushmeat trade

Matilda Lee

1st June, 2011

Jane Goodall The multi-million dollar trade in bushmeat is one of the greatest threats to tropical wildlife. Chimpanzees are on the front line of this devastating trade with less than 300,000 in the wild. A new campaign aims to save these endangered creatures more...

Raoul du Toit: Saving Zimbabwe's black rhino

Matilda Lee

31st May, 2011

Raoul du Toit, 2011 Goldman Prize winner Despite increased poaching threats, a difficult political situation, drought and climate change, Goldman Prize Winner Raoul du Toit has pioneered a new approach in community stakeholding to save the black rhino more...

RENCTAS: the Brazilian NGO on the frontline of the war on animal trafficking

Giovana Zilli

11th February, 2011

RENCTAS RENCTAS and its fearless leader Raulff Lima are taking on Brazil's lucrative - and dangerous - black market in wildlife, reports Giovana Zilli more...

Environmental Investigation Agency: meet the original eco spooks

Matilda Lee

18th January, 2011

Environmental Investigation Agency The EIA has been at the forefront of investigative campaigning for over 25 years, tackling the illegal wildlife trade, timber trafficking and ozone-depleting CFCs. Matilda Lee gets a debriefing more...

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