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 Action 88: you can also re-purpose prunings to create a dead hedge. A dead hedge is of benefit to small birds and animals as a place of shelter and safety. Use some strong sticks pushed into the soil vertically to hold the hedge in place: place them in two rows as wide as your hedge will be. Fill the space in between with branches, prunings etc (bend and fold long flimsy cuttings) laying them horizontally. Bend some of these to hold others in place. You can include sticks with leaves on. Over time the mass of dead plants will rot down, but in the interim they will provide a habitat for small creatures, beetles, insects etc.

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 Action 85: Take part in the Global Day of Action on Saturday 6th November (midway through COP26). Locations of marches in different UK cities can be found here:-

 You can also opt to join in with one of the many charities that will be taking part – eg The Woodland Trust, CAFOD, TearFund, the RSPB etc – who will organise meeting points, banners and placards etc.

Taking part is a way of voting with our feet and showing the leaders how important the wellbeing of the climate and planet is. 

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 Action 83: Seek Justice! 350.org is demanding that we the richer nations and businesses should act justly in response to the climate crisis: ie

  • Pay their fair share: Increase and fulfill climate finance pledges
  • Stop funding fossil fuels: End all support to the coal, oil and gas industry
  • Finance a just transition: Leave no country or worker behind to suffer. Invest money into proven solutions, green jobs & clean, renewable energy for everyone.

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Action 82: Improve your cycling confidence. Cycling is good for our  health and our environment. There are plenty of organisations who work to encourage and promote cycling, with  practical support and through campaigns. 

https://www.bikeisbest.com/article-search#Lump4298

https://www.sustrans.org.uk/           https://www.lcc.org.uk/

https://wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk/ This latter promotes cycling for those with disabilities.