Manchester argus flies back to the mosslands after 150 years

A butterfly that has been extinct in Manchester since 1850 will return to the area once more. The Manchester argus (or large heath) butterfly disappeared...

Brazilian monkey threatened by Amazon destruction says Salford study

A SPECIES of monkey discovered by President Theodore Roosevelt is vulnerable to extinction due to deforestation in Brazil, according to a University of Salford...

Ignition-Ground breaking environmental project launches across Greater Manchester

Partners across the Manchester city-region have signed a multi-million pound European contract for a project which looks to develop innovative ways of financing natural...

Study finds climate change in UK has upset the eco system

The first in-depth analysis into the seasonal timing of certain bird and insect behaviours has confirmed that spring is indeed getting earlier each year...

Compostable carrier bag scheme launched across Greater Manchester

Compostable carriers can soon be bagged by any retailer in Greater Manchester it has been unveiled this week as part of the region’s ambitious...

Lidl’s New ‘Too Good To Waste’ Fruit & Veg Boxes Now Available In All...

After a successful trial in 122 stores, Lidl is rolling out the Too Good To Waste boxes to stores all stores across Great...

Widespread losses among pollinating insects in Britain study finds

Many insect pollinator species are disappearing from areas of Great Britain, a new study has found. The research, led by the Centre for Ecology &...

Mayor sets out bold ambition for Greater Manchester to be carbon-neutral by 2038

Residents, businesses and community groups – including 300 young people, from schools across Greater Manchester, joined together yesterday to launch the region’s environmental plan. Andy...

Tory fracking dash equivalent to the lifetime emissions of 300 million cars

New research from Labour released to coincide with a visit by Jeremy Corbyn to Lancashire, has found that Tory plans to force through dangerous...

Live bird camera feeds launched to mark the start of Spring

City of Trees, in partnership with the RSPB and Manchester City Council, has launched two live feeds; one from a nestbox and the other...