Pets in the credit crunch

Thinking about the economic shadow that has fallen across the land, reminded me of one class of victim that is becoming increasingly vulnerable, the domestic pet.Being around animals is established as good for health, so it is sad when such access declines, as is...

In Town Without My Car Day Birmingham Style

September 22nd is a day when all over Europe cities are holding events to promote sustainable forms of transport and the benefits of streets being car-free.Birmingham, as usual, is not, but never fear your inventive campaigners at Birmingham Friends of the Earth have...

Moseley Folk Festival

Giant chickens arrived at Moseley folk festival after it being overwhelming landslide victory after asking on Facebook and twitter that Mary Horesh, Birmingham Friends of the Earth campaigner should wear it at the festival and was even caught on camera. Also, we had...

High Speed Rail – White Elephant or Bees Knees?

High Speed Rail is an issue which is very often in the news at the moment. There seems to be at least one article on it in the local papers every day. Here, for example, is the one today.For an environmental group, this is obviously a very important issue to discuss...