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  • New study reveals dangers of glyphosate toxicity

    A new pilot study has revealed the health effects of glyphosate on rats, even when dosed with the recommended safe limit per body weight.

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  • Join the great bee count

    The great bee count takes place this month.  From 18 May - 30 June, you can spot and record any bees you see, and send the results to Friends of the Earth.

    Go to https://friendsoftheearth.uk/bee-count to join the survey. They also offer an app that will help you identify and record different species.

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  • Congratulations - and thanks!

    Thank you to all those who emailed Defra as part of the food and farming consultation, post Brexit.  With your voices we managed to get the message across that omitting 'organic' from their proposals for the future of British farming was a serious oversight.

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  • Our Founder

    Lawrence Hills, a freelance journalist and keen organic grower. He was passionate about promoting the potential of the herb comfrey as a natural fertiliser and the benefits of organic growing as a whole.