Volunteers needed for Dundee Flower & Food Festival 2019

We're holding a joint stall together with Greenpeace and Extinction Rebellion at the Dundee Flower & Food Festival at Camperdown Park on 6th - 8th September. We'll have some children's activities based around the Greenpeace Protect the Oceans campaign.  The plan is to have three shifts each day: …

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Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to the quiz handed out at the  to the FoET Green Health Week Stall in Dundee Overgate on 27th Apirl 2019.   1. How many premature deaths are estimated to be caused by air pollution in Scotland each year? 270, 900 or 2,500?  Answer: 2,500 2. Doctors in a part of …

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Volunteers Needed for Dundee Green Health Week Stall

FoE Tayside are holding a stall at the Overgate Shopping Centre on Saturday 27th April as part of Green Health Week, which aims to raise awareness of the local green health activities and benefits of being outside. We're planning to focus on air pollution, encouraging people to walk, cycle and use …

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Deadly air in our cities: the invisible killer

"Deadly air in our cities: the invisible killer" is an article published in The Observer. Traffic pollution is putting our children at risk. We meet campaigners – many of them concerned mothers – fighting back Follow this link to read the article in The Observer. …

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This is a crisis: Facing up to the age of environmental breakdown

Here is a link to an important report out from the IPPR highlighting the critical environmental challenges facing the country and the planet, which require tranformational changes in politics, society and the economy. Click here for article.   …

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Green Quiz Results for our Climate Week Quiz

Here are the answers to the Green Quiz which was handed out during the Climate Week activities earlier in October. Who coined the word ‘ecology’?   Answer: Haeckel (1860) a German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor, marine biologist, and artist. Which travels faster, a …

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Bonnie Dundee win Sliver Gilt Award

Congratulations to Bonnie Dundee who retained a Silver Gilt award in Keep Scotland Beautiful's Beautiful Scotland Award 2018, City Category …

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Brought Ferry in Bloom win Gold Award

Congratulations to Broughty Ferry in Bloom who achieved a Gold for the first time in the Coastal Town Category in Keep Scotland Beautiful's Beautiful Scotland 2018 awards. …

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Welcome for Electric Vehicle Cash & Warning More Needed to Fix Scotland’s Dire Transport

Friends of the Earth Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement of £15m which will install over 1,500 new electric charge points.  Friends of the Earth Scotland’s Air Pollution Campaigner Emilia Hanna said, “The promise of new electric charging points is great news for people …

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Councils could save thousands with ‘bee-friendly’ policies

This link to an article from LocalGov explains how ‘bee-friendly’ policies could save councils money. …

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