Inspired by hope for a better world

 – Toqueer Ahmed Quyyam OUTREACH CAMPAIGNER, BIRMINGHAM FRIENDS OF THE EARTH   One of the wonders of the natural world for me is that it has always inspired me to believe in a better world, whether it’s beautiful high mountains to tall trees in local parks,...

If they can do it …

The transition to renewable energy. As we are all aware, the supposedly “developed” countries continue to use (unsustainable, finite) fossil fuels. Some people become extremely wealthy from the proceeds of destroying the planet – and millions of others lose their...

Fashion and the Environment

In the past couple of months there has been a big media buzz around the devastating environmental and human rights implications of cheap, mass produced ‘fast fashion’, and the fashion industry in general. It is a huge problem that has been bubbling away quietly while...

Digbeth Community Garden Update

We have been very productive in the garden over the last few months. We have cleared out a lot of junk and there seems to be a lot more space in there, even with the new hazel dome/steam lodge structure. Having erected some birch posts for a shelter and extended the...

Campaigns Digest – Spring 2019

Hello, welcome to the spring edition of our newsletter. Over the past few months we have been thinking about the year ahead and what campaigns BFoE should run. After two campaign planning days in February and March, we have decided our focus this year will be on air...