Hayley’s Experiences as a Volunteer

Hayley’s Experiences as a Volunteer

As a Geography student I am interested in many of the environmental issues that Birmingham Friends of the Earth are involved with and have always had a keen interest in potentially working for a successful charity. Therefore, I knew undertaking a three week work...

The Problem

Bees are an essential component in helping to sustain our food and economy. We rely on them to pollinate our fruit and vegetables and without them it would cost farmers around £1.8 billion to do this manually. Researchers have estimated that bees contribute £651...
The Problem

The Problem

What is Fracking? As a result of unsustainable energy consumption and the continous depletion of fossil fuels, the threat of fracking has reared its ugly head across many areas of the UK. Coupled with an ever increasing demand for energy there has been a move towards...