A River Changes Course (film screening)

A powerful reflection on the frontline impacts of our global food system, this mesmerizing film deservingly walked away with the Grand Jury Prize for World Documentary at Sundance. It is followed from 4.30 pm by a debate exploring what place the environment, poverty and global justice have in …

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2014 Matters: power, poverty and inequality in a changing world

2014 Matters: power, poverty and inequality in a changing world, will be from 4.30 – 6pm on Saturday February 22, at the Hannah McLure Centre (in the Abertay University Students' Union building) on Bell Street.  Speakers will include Katherine Trebeck from Oxfam, Anas Sarwar MP, deputy leader of the …

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2014 Matters: Introduction to People, Planet and Scotland’s Future

A series of events are being held around Scotland this month, supported by Friends of the Earth Scotland on the referendum, the environment and social justice.  Two of these will be in Dundee.  The first is a workshop event: An introduction to Scottish politics and what the referendum on Scottish …

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Gathering of Green Groups, and FoE Tayside AGM

There is a wide range of organisations in the Dundee area with an interest in environmental issues.  Often these interests overlap, and we can benefit from working together, but we are often too busy and miss these opportunities. This Gathering will give us the chance to meet each other, explore …

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Global Frackdown at SNP Conference

The second ever Global Frackdown Day takes place on Saturday 19 October this year. On the same day the SNP hold its party conference in Perth so it’s the perfect opportunity to show Government the strength of opposition to unconventional gas in Scotland and around the world. More details on this …

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The Black Fish

The BLACK FISH are coming to DUNDEE The Black Fish is a European based conservation organisation on a mission to change attitudes towards our precious oceans and work to protect the unique life within them. Come and find out more from The Black Fish on Wednesday 9th October 2013, 7pm to 9pm @ …

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Local Groups Weekend and Activists’ Assembly

The annual gathering of local Friends of the Earth groups from around Scotland will this year include an Activists' Assembly involving other campaigning organisations.  More details in this post.   …

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FoET Group meeting / ethics of “synthetic biology” debate

Regular group meeting, including a presentation and discussion on an interdisciplinary student project which is investigating the development and use of a genetically modified material to neutralise the toxins in blue-green algae.  Read more in this post. Open to non-members.  Final details of …

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Beachwatch 2013 – beach cleans in Dundee & Angus

If you enjoy visiting attractive clean beaches, you can help with the annual Beachwatch beach clean.  Choose the time and place that suits you best over the weekend. Full details on this page. …

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FoET Local Group Meeting

Our regular monthly meeting.  Discussion will focus on the biomass campaign and the Courier debate planned for 1 May.  See details in this post. Newcomers are welcome to come along to our meetings.  Please phone 01382 732457 for more details. The venue is on the No 5 bus route. …

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