Monthly Archives: December 2013

Why you, the British public, need to put pressure on the food industry to be ‘Fair to Nature’ and help avert a “Twelve Days of Christmas” crisis

Britain is dangerously close to losing many of its critical wildlife species. What I have to say is important. It’s not simply of consequence to animal lovers and countryside activists – it will have an impact on each and every

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The environment to benefit from CAP reforms

After much lobbying and speculation from farming bodies and conservation organisations, Environment Secretary Owen Paterson announced yesterday that the amount of funding transferred from farmers’ direct payments (Pillar 1) to the budget for environmental and rural growth schemes is to

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Our special wildlife scheme beats organic at boosting birds

Threatened farmland birds are likely to survive the winter better on conventional farms with specially designed wildlife habitats than on organic farms, according to a new study from the University of Southampton. Winter farmland bird populations compared across three different

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Congratulations to the winners of our Jordans Hamper Competition

The answer to our latest #FairtoNature Products Giveaway competition is B) Short-haired bumblebee. The Short-haired bumblebee (Bombus subterraneous) disappeared from the UK in the late 1980’s and was declared extinct in this country in 2000. In 2009 Natural England, together

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