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With three people killed or seriously injured every day on London's streets, Assembly members ‘Come Together’ for pedestrian safety

London Assembly Members Richard Tracey, Valerie Shawcross, Darren Johnson and Tom Copley on Abbey Road © Rob Taylor for RJTmedia

On average, three people every day are killed or seriously injured whilst walking the streets of London. A staggering 25 per cent of fatalities take place on pedestrian crossings - an additional 19 per cent take place within 50 metres of one. Read more »

Can you imagine your life without trees & forests?

March 21st was the International Day of Forests - a day for raising awareness about deforestation of the Earth’s forest and trees. People around the world celebrate it by doing different activities such as tree planting, art work and spreading the word on social media.

This short video was created by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) - http://www.youtube.com/user/FAOVideo Read more »

Katharine Hamnett designs T-shirt to show support for Caroline Lucas & campaigners on trial for anti-fracking protest

Katharine Hamnett, the pioneer of ethical and environmental clothing, has pledged her support for anti-fracking campaigners, including Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, as they stand trial for involvement in anti-fracking protests at Balcombe last year. Read more »

"Politicians Discussing Global Warming" by Issac Cordal

© Issac Cordal

This sculpture by Issac Cordal in Berlin is called "Politicians discussing global warming."

Survival International marks International Women's Day with a portrait gallery of tribal heroines

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For generations, industrialized societies have subjected tribal women and their communities to genocidal violence, slavery and racism in order to steal their lands, resources and labour. © Steve Morgan

To mark International Women’s Day on March 8, 2014, Survival International has published a new photographic gallery that portrays the lives and stories of inspiring tribal women, past and present. Read more »

Outdoor apparel company Haglöfs donates trees with a new app

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This Spring Haglöfs, the Swedish outdoor company which has put sustainability at its core, is launching an app which aims to connect its customers' outdoor activities with tree planting in East Africa. Read more »

The Food Climate Research Network publishes new report into China’s changing food system

The Food Climate Research Network has published a major new report focusing on China’s changing food system. Read more »

South West Coast Path crowned best British walking route

Looking out to sea on the South West Coast Path. Photograph by Richard Taylor.

The South West Coast Path National Trail has been voted the Best British walking route by Walk magazine for the second time in row and the timing couldn’t be more apt. In the past two months, the UK has suffered some of the most severe weather ever to hit these shores and the South West has taken the biggest battering. Read more »

Judging the effects of climate change on extinction may be easier than previously thought

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Ornate box turtle (Terrapene ornata) © Geoffrey A Hammerson

Although widely used assessments of threatened species, such as the IUCN Red List, were not developed with the effects of climate change in mind, a study of 36 amphibian and reptile species endemic to the US has concluded that climate change may not be fundamentally different from other extinction threats in terms of identifying species in danger of extinction. Read more »

The UK is failing to harness its bioenergy potential and will have to rely on imported biomass

The UK could generate almost half its energy needs from biomass sources, including household waste, agricultural residues and home-grown biofuels by 2050, new research suggests. Read more »

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