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How Hampshire's nature champion inspires change

Ray Cobbett filling birdfeeders in his garden in Emsworth Credit: Celeste Hicks/Friends of the Earth

Ray Cobbett has spent much of his retirement campaigning with Friends of the Earth’s local group in Havant. He turned 80 this year yet shows no sign of slowing down.

Published on the Friends of the Earth UK […]

‘Havant is under threat – act now to save our wildlife’

Under Threat, The water vole is a rare sight nowadaysPicture: Derek Middleton, Sussex Wildlife Trust

Published in the Portsmouth News on the 16th January 2019by Ray Cobbett, from Havant and East Hampshire Friends of the Earth

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust recently described some native species as ‘in freefall’ with significant reductions […]

Plea to ‘save Hampshire’s wildlife’ as stats reveal decline in birds and garden creatures

A nightingale

Published in the Portsmouth News on the 17th December 2018

Story by Byron Melton

ENVIRONMENTALISTS are urging councils to promote the enhancement of their biodiversity in future planning policy in a bid to ‘save Hampshire’s wildlife’.

Pleas from Havant Friends of the Earth and the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust come as statistics lay bare the […]