Two Manchester parks and four cemeteries capture Green Flag awards

Heaton Park and Alexandra Park along with Gorton, Philips Park, Southern and Blackley cemeteries have been awarded the Green Flag Award and Heaton Park...

New research shows alarming decline in small mammals in the UK

In the first study of its kind in the UK, researchers have demonstrated a worrying decline in small mammals in Britain. The species found...

We will work with the community to improve Turn Moss for future generations

Trafford's new Labour Leader Andrew Western has announced that plans to build a training ground and sports facilities at Turn Moss in Stretford have...

UK could be carbon neutral by 2050 says ambitious new report

Greenhouse gas removal (GGR) could make the UK carbon neutral by 2050, but immediate action is required says a new joint report by the Royal Academy...

Year of temperature extremes results in peaks and troughs for wildlife

Fluctuating extreme temperatures ranging from an arctic -14 degrees centigrade to a sizzling +35 have resulted in a roller-coaster year for wildlife, says the...

City of Trees calls on organisations and individuals to tot up their tree planting...

The ‘Big Tree Count’ campaign aims to capture tree planting across Greater Manchester which has taken place this season (November 2018 – March 2019). Led...

Pollution Pods land in Greater Manchester for Clean Air Week 2019

An internationally acclaimed artwork – allowing people to safely experience air pollution and smog from different cities around the world – is set to...

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless...

Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be...

Labour unveils its plans for a net carbon zero economy in two decades

The Labour Party have pledged that the UK will be carbon neutral by the 2030’s as it sets out its fast track climate strategy. The...

Ethical spending quadruples says Manchester based Co-op

As ethical consumer spending reaches record levels and the focus turns to environmentally-friendly shopping, the Co-op has announced a new commitment to only using...