Insect populations are in crisis. A recent review of 73 studies from around the world has shown that 41% of insect species are in decline and a third of species are at risk of extinction. It may seem difficult to tackle on a personal level, but there are seven really simple things we can all do to help halt the declines in our insect populations.
We spoke to Tim Meek, one of our wind turbine technicians, to find out how he keeps our windmills spinning.
It’s almost the start of festival season, which means it’s time to dust off the wellies, get your camping gear ready and enjoy a summer full of great music. But with over 3 million of us attending UK music festivals every year, creating a staggering 23,500 tonnes of waste – is it ever possible to have a green festival? Here are our tips for cutting down your festival carbon footprint.
The ocean is responsible for almost all life on Earth, and it spans more than 70% of the planet’s surface. But it’s drowning in plastic, and becoming more volatile due to rising global temperatures caused by climate change. Here’s why the ocean is so important.
Ecotricity is proud to announce a new partnership with Immediate Media Co. – the special-interest content and platform company – to provide paper wrapping for all subscriber copies of BBC Countryfile Magazine and BBC Wildlife Magazine.
A no deal exit from the European Union (EU) doesn’t just risk the UK’s economic and political stability – it comes with huge risks to the environment too. Here’s how a hard Brexit could impact climate change.
Over the last decade, we’ve become totally addicted to tech. Most of us own a smartphone or tablet, we spend more time on the internet, and we’re constantly on the hunt for the next upgrade. All that tech is having a serious impact on our digital carbon footprint – so here’s how you can be more sustainable with yours.
British wildlife is in decline. Many people don’t realise it, but some of Britain’s best-loved species are under threat. Luckily, there is something we can all do about it. No matter where you live, you can help make space for nature and protect our wildlife.