Mark Thurstain03 Nov 2020
Mark Thurstain of Geofutures explains how they partnered with Friends of the Earth to plot the locations of potential Hope Spots in Bath and Bristol’s green belt
29 Oct 2020
How to identify Hope Spots around Bristol using data adapted to reflect natural regeneration or social amenity.
Joanna Watson16 Sep 2020
How a ground breaking mapping tool empowers activists to talk to landowners about creating new tree cover.
08 Jun 2020
How might micro-nurseries increase the supply of native trees, help build resilient urban forest and generate cash for locals?
Ben Moss, land steward and activist01 Jun 2020
Ben Moss describes his vision for rewilding the green belt for people and nature.
Mary Stevens03 Apr 2020
Mary Stevens shares our work in finding land for trees as a natural climate solution.
Joanna Watson31 Jan 2020
How an investment product for young people could unlock finance for woodland creation
Mary Stevens15 Jan 2020
The climate crisis is motivating people to plant trees and make space for nature to recover. Can we use a local mapping tool to show them where to start?
Danny Gross21 Nov 2019
How a community-led rewilding incubator could engage people in land management decisions as a beacon for other areas.
Joanna Watson22 Aug 2019
Paul Preece shares his reflections on a 3-week sprint to re-imagine the green belt.
Guy Shrubsole12 Jun 2019
Friends of the Earth is working on the challenge of how we can double tree cover. Campaigner Guy Shrubsole shares his ideas about why we should start with greening the Green Belt and asks “is this really the best we can do?”
Fiona Macdonald26 Jul 2019
Artist Fiona Macdonald explains how living in nature expands her artistic imagination.
Mary Stevens22 Jul 2019
Reflections on our design practice during a recent immersion in the green belt which many city-dwellers rarely stop to enjoy.
Joanna Watson28 Aug 2019
As part of our campaign to double tree cover in the UK we visit Trent Park in Enfield to find out more about London's green belt.