Campaigns Archive (pre-2018)
The former coalfield of North Nottinghamshire looks set to be a testbed for the new technology of 'fracking'. A number of companies have been investigating the potential for recovering methane from coal seams, and from deeper shale layers using hydraulic fracturing. (See also our previous news page: Will they frack Nottinghamshire?)
Did you know that European fish stocks are now so depleted from overfishing that they only meet half our needs? The other half has to be imported from the rest of the world.
Friends of the Earth's marine campaign Marinet is working to reform the EU's common fisheries policy to:
Government Minister Vernon Coaker, MP for Gedling, signs our graffiti wall - saying "Keep the faith it will happen". This was part of a national day of action in October 2008. MPs were asked to urge the Prime Minister not to wriggle out of a commitment to invest in renewable energy.