She Deserves. Fairtrade and a Living Wage

Fairtrade Fortnight 25/2 to 10/3 – She Deserves This year (the 25th anniversary of Fairtrade), the emphasis is on cocoa, empowering women and a living wage. Cocoa prices have dropped dramatically and this really highlights the scandal of unfair trade. There are lots of suggestions and... More

#LetPompeyBreathe

The Problem Air pollution in Portsmouth is a public health crisis. Poor air quality has been linked to many serious health conditions including heart disease, breathing problems and Alzheimer’s. Most pollution in Portsmouth is caused by road traffic, particularly in the form of nitrogen dioxide... More

Air Quality

It’s estimated that 40,000 deaths each year are attributable to pollutants, especially from diesel. This is a climate change as well as a health issue. So urgent action is needed. Friends of the Earth are monitoring pollution levels around our city as part of a national scheme and... More

Stop drilling in Markwells Wood

Markwell’s Wood Watch UK Oil & Gas have applied to drill and produce oil for 20 years at Markwells Wood, a designated ancient woodland in the South Downs National Park near Forestside, West Sussex. The proposed method of drilling for this oil involves the injection of acid, chemicals and... More