Nature

Children playing in the woods at an FSC site
18 July 2018

Field Studies Council looks to inspire next generation after switching to Ecotricity

The Field Studies Council (FSC) has switched its electricity supply to Britain’s greenest energy company, Ecotricity, and is planning to invest in renewables to help inspire the next generation of environmentalists.

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Children look out across Snowdon and the surrounding mountains.
12 July 2018

Understand your natural world with the Field Studies Council

We’ve worked with the Field Studies Council (FSC) for almost a year now, sharing a vision for a greener Britain. They believe, much as we do, that the more we understand about the world around us, the more we’re inclined to protect its diversity and beauty. As our partner of the month, we asked them about their work to inspire people’s interest in the world we inhabit.   

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New mobile service fights Wildlife Armageddon
26 June 2018

New mobile service fights Wildlife Armageddon

A new mobile phone service called Ecotalk has launched to reverse the massive decline in Britain’s insect numbers by buying farmland and giving it back to nature.

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The Chalfest logo in red sits on a pale pink background.
22 June 2018

Ecotricity to bring flower power to Chalfest

Ecotricity will bring flower power to Chalfest this summer by planting bird and bee friendly sunflowers with children for them to take home and grow.

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Ancients of the future
25 May 2018

In praise of rotten wood

An astonishing amount of UK wildlife (over 2000 species) is reliant on ancient trees. But historic wood pasture and parkland is actually under threat and declining. There’s the growing threat from tree diseases and climate change, but of greatest concern is the age gap between existing ancient trees and future generations.

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the cotswold hare trail sculpture at Forest Green Rovers
24 May 2018

Hare-y Kane makes New Lawn debut

Hare-y Kane has made his first appearance in a Forest Green Rovers shirt, after being installed at The New Lawn as part of the Cotswolds Hare Trail.

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Foreground image of bee entering a wood cavity next to background image of a bee hotel
18 May 2018

A home for bees

The decline in bees is clearly evident, with 35 of UK bee species now under threat of extinction. One of the biggest factors affecting bees is the loss of suitable habitat.

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Friends of the Earth Great British Bee Count woman with camera photographing bee on a flower
17 May 2018

Grow weeds to help bees!

Ecotricity founder Dale Vince has joined wildlife and gardening experts up and down the country in calling on the public to grow weeds to help save Britain’s bees.

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16 May 2018

Beware what’s in your plant pot

As the weather gets warmer, you may be thinking about sprucing up your garden. Potted plants are a great way to get started, but they need to be carefully considered.

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Boy wearing a blue t-shirt holding a millipede in his arm
27 April 2018

Ecotricity to celebrate UK wildlife at the Festival of Nature

Britain’s greenest energy company, Ecotricity, will talk about renewables, bees and saving the planet at the Festival of Nature in Bristol this summer.

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Sarah Davis' sketches for Forest Green Rover's Hare-y Kane green hare sculpture
27 April 2018

Hare-y Kane joins FGR

The world’s greenest football club, Forest Green Rovers, has made a huge signing for the summer – a 5ft sculpture called Hare-y Kane - who looks set to take The New Lawn by storm.

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