Fantastic beasts? Try our new nature quiz.
Are bats really blind? Do you get warts from toads? How bad is a daddy longlegs' bite?
There are loads of much-loved myths about UK plants and animals — but can you sort fact from fiction?
Test your knowledge now of our magical, fragile wildlife.
What's happening right now
A lot of our clothes are shedding tiny bits of plastic when we wash them. They can end up in the sea – potentially entering the food chain.
Find out more and sign our petition to tell retailers to urgently tackle plastic pollution caused by their clothes.
Who we are
Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, provide resources and information, and drive real solutions to the environmental problems facing us all.
Connecting more than 2 million people in 75 countries, we are transforming the efforts of communities all over the world into global action for change.
Each of us is different when it comes to how much time we can give – or the type of commitment we can make. We totally get that.
So whether you want to donate, join a local group, work in partnership with us, sign a petition or send one of our e-cards, you're helping us campaign for a fairer and healthier world.