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Leading oat milk brand Oatly and the owner of Flora margarine are spearheading a campaign to overturn new proposed EU rules that could have dire consequences for vegan food companies. A ruling by the European Court of Justice in 2017 has already banned vegan food producers trading in the EU...
Planet Earth, the topic of much discussion over recent years and for a good reason: Climate Change. As a species we are advancing too quickly for the planet to cope, with planet earths average surface temperature rising by 1.18 Degrees Celsius since the late 19th century; the latest years...
Nestled in Stanmer Park on the outskirts of Brighton and surrounded by trees lies ‘Common Ground’, a secluded, nature-filled plot of land with an organic food growing space, a wildlife pond, and a small orchard of apple and pear trees. Common Ground is a social enterprise project offering a...
For those conscious of the growing climate crisis and the perilous economic situation, the path out of the coronavirus recession looks like a tightrope. On one side, the urgent need to revive the economy and head off unemployment. On the other, the demand that post-COVID growth is green and...
  The European Court of Human Rights finally has the opportunity to take on climate change. And it is taking it seriously, thanks to a group of 8 to 21-year-olds. In September 2020, four children and two young adults from Portugal – all witness to the extreme heat and wildfires that...
By Sarah Fischel, 30th November 2020 A vast forest once stretched 40km along the Sussex coastline, from Selsey to Brighton. This forest, now almost completely vanished, was unlike any other we see in Sussex today. This is because it grew underwater, made up of a group of seaweeds called kelp.  A...
British rivers are under attack. In fact, they have been under attack for a number of years, and from multiple directions. As a result, all English rivers failed to meet quality tests for pollution under the EU’s water framework directive in results published this month. Entire ecosystems are disappearing,...
The coronavirus has changed the way everyone goes about their daily lives. This unforeseen scenario has forced everyone inside for weeks but there has been a positive side effect. While people take shelter, the environment has been thriving. Less people on the streets worldwide might be bad for businesses...
The city of Brighton appears at face value to be a haven for the modern environmentalist, with Caroline Lucas, a radiant green beacon of sustainability, attracting the attention of climate activists from across the country. Unfortunately, the harsh reality for the residents of Brighton and Hove is a recycling...
Brighton Pride is looking for 'Glitterbug' volunteers to help with recycling and correct waste disposal at this year's Pride in the Park. If you want to take part in this year's celebration whilst helping the planet this is the perfect opportunity for you: you will gain free access to the...