An open letter to Boris Johnson has called on the Government to help create a ‘climate-safe, nature-rich, healthy world’.
The NFFN is calling on consumers to buy local and support sustainable farmers as the COVID-19 crisis highlights the importance of these producers.
Total Sweet has teamed up with a small UK charity to create tree corridors on Madagascar to help lemurs and other wildlife recover from deforestation.
Green People and The Born Free Foundation have teamed for a limited edition of the ethical beauty brand’s sustainable teenage skincare range, Organic Young.
Following a report citing a widespread crash in bees and pollinators – with an average decline of 25% across all bees and hoverflies since 1980 – the Soil Association (SA) has called for Government to support nature-friendly farming.
In a move welcomed by campaigners for environmental and wildlife welfare, the chancellor Phillip Hammond is expected to announce a ‘call for evidence’ in next week’s budget on how a proposed tax on single-use plastics could reduce the impact of discarded plastic packaging on the environment.
Plantlife is asking farms to create more wildflower meadows in a bid to reverse the drastic decline of wildlife and plants in the UK.
The 2016 State of Nature report published today by a coalition of 50 leading wildlife and research organizations has found that one of the most important factors adversely affecting nature in the UK is agriculture.
Green People has teamed up with The Woodland Trust for a limited edition collection of Christmas gifts offering “a little animal magic”. The gift bags and products feature beautiful wildlife images of owls, deer, foxes and badgers, and comprise: the Facial Collection, with Bergamot & Sandalwood Moisturiser, Cleanser and Exfoliator; the Body Collection, with Ginger […]
One of the significant environmental benefits of organic farming has been strongly supported by a study by Oxford University which found that, on average, organic farms support 34% more plant, insect and animal species than conventional farms. The researchers conducted an analysis of 94 studies published over the past 30 years, comparing biodiversity under both […]
Urgent wake up call to Government to ‘fix the failings of food’
July 6, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
The Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment has published a report questioning the affordability of the recommended healthy diet.
News in brief
New kids’ food start-up Mia & Ben has launched with four organic fruit and vegetable combinations in pouches created using HPP technology.
Naturalife Bridport celebrates 20 years
Hannah Bourne, assistant manager at Naturalife Bridport, reflects on the store’s history as it marks a significant anniversary.
Rainforest Alliance publishes new Certification Program
The Rainforest Alliance has enhanced its sustainability certification, with the publication of a new programme embracing more robust criteria.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]