Online Resources


Ecology & Conservation

  • DEFRA (UK Government?s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs)
  • Natural England (UK Government-funded organisation that aims to conserve and enhance the natural environment)
  • Joint Nature Conservation Committee (Statutory adviser to the UK?Government on nature conservation)
  • The Wildlife Trusts (Largest UK voluntary organisation dedicated to the conservation of habitats and species)
  • IEEM (The Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management)
  • Flora Locale (UK charity that restores?and protects wild plant communities)
  • Plantlife (International charity dedicated to conserving plants in their natural habitats)
  • The Bat Conservation Trust (UK bat conservation charity)
  • The Mammal Society (Organisation?dedicated to the?study and conservation?of all British mammals)
  • RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds – large UK charity focused on protecting birds)
  • The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (UK charity set up in response to growing concern over??the plight of the bumblebee?)
  • Froglife (UK charity committed to the conservation of amphibians and reptiles)
  • British Mycological Society (UK charity that promotes all aspects of fungi)
  • Naturenet (Independent advice on UK countryside & nature conservation)

Environmentally Friendly Products

  • The Green Wood Centre (Promotes sustainable living through a wood-based economy by running woodland management courses and making furniture from local FSC timber)


  • The Good Shopping Guide (Free ethical shopping tool that allows you to check whether products are made by companies that respect human rights, the environment and animal welfare)
  • The Ecologist (Magazine highlighting?ecological and environmental issues, with advice on ethical living)
  • Zero Art Design (Small, independent web design business hosting Native Forestry)