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8 January 2015
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Catholic bishops call for end to fossil fuels

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A group of Catholic bishops have spoken out asking for a meaningful global climate treaty to be signed at the Paris climate talks later […]


8 January 2015
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Climate change threatens the survival of UK honey bees

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A recent study funded by the Insect Pollinators Initiative has claimed that the gut parasite Nosema ceranae will increase across northern Europe as temperatures […]


8 January 2015
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Scotland could be fossil-fuel free by 2030

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A study backed by WWF (Worldwide Fund for Nature) has tested the viability of the Scottish government’s current policy goal to de-carbonise the country’s […]


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2014 good year for Bats and Bitterns in UK

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A new report has suggested that populations of 10 British bat species including Daubenton’s and Brandt’s are stable or increasing following previous years of […]


28 November 2014
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‘I don’t mind if it rains or freezes’

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dozen dig for victory 2West Londoners brought some joy amid miserable weather when they gathered for a work party at A Rocha UK’s Wolf Fields scheme – to help transform this wasteland into a community garden.

They were closely followed by landscape gardeners who then finished off much-needed pathways that will lead visitors to all the essential elements of the site.

Despite recent rainstorms, more than a dozen supporters spent over three hours removing large bags of rubbish, cutting back brambles and clearing overgrowth at Wolf Fields.

‘Most local people came well prepared, bringing their own tools as well as food and drink,’ said Community Worker Kailean Khongsai. ‘Lunchtime was amazing. People chatted, shared food and exchanged contact details.

‘It’s encouraging to see so many willing to brave the winter weather and volunteer their time to serve the community,’ he added. One participant said, ‘We’re working for the benefit of our own community, and I don’t mind if it rains or freezes’.


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