Subject: Environmental impacts

On the third day of #ExtinctionRebellion, protesters have held onto 4 of their locations #ParliamentSquare, #WaterlooBridge, #MarbleArch and #OxfordCircus. With London police cells full from 290 arrested rebels, thousands more willing to be arrested and hundreds joining daily. Government must be feeling the pressure to protect our fragile planet for future generations. The demands are… continue reading

Jerome Flynn, known to many as Ser Bronn of the Blackwater, presents a series of ten 2-minute videos highlighting animal cruelty[1], antibiotics overuse and distorted planning procedures as some of the systemic failures of factory pig farming. Jerome is urging people to sign this petition for an immediate ban on the building of new (and… continue reading

A public outcry has currently stalled the planning application for a colossal pig factory near Limavady in the picturesque landscape of Lough Foyle. Over 17,500 people objected or petitioned the Council. Local residents object because of the stench that would come from 18,000 pigs living in confined spaces, the antibiotic resistant bacteria, resulting from the… continue reading

90sec Trailer 12min Short Take action We need a ban on the building of pig factories! Take action today. Friends of the Earth Northern Ireland and Farms Not Factories have produced the film Pig Business in Northern Ireland to expose the true costs of pig factories on local peoples’ lives. Should planning permissions continue to… continue reading

Harry Boglione, who supplies his parents’ restaurant Petersham Nurseries with organic meat and vegetables from his farm in Dorset, told us that when he decided to become a farmer his dad thought it was ‘a complete and utter disaster’ but after a couple of years he changed his mind and became a bit envious, wishing… continue reading