How does climate change affect the environment and ecosystems?

Sharing some popular FAQ’s around climate change. Add anything that you think might be important.Climate change has significant impacts on the environment and ecosystems, leading to widespread changes in various natural systems. Here are some key effects of climate change:

  1. Rising temperatures: Global warming is a primary consequence of climate change. Higher temperatures affect ecosystems in multiple ways.

Why trees are important for the environment.

Planting trees can offer several benefits in the context of mitigating and adapting to climate change. Some of the key advantages include:

  1. Carbon Sequestration: Trees absorb carbon dioxide during photosynthesis and store carbon in their biomass. This helps to reduce the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, mitigating the effects of climate change.
  2. Oxygen Production: Trees release oxygen as

The Climate Crisis isn’t happening already. Right?

The effects of climate change are becoming increasingly visible and are being observed in various ways around the world. Some of the key indicators and impacts of climate change that can be seen today include:

  1. Rising global temperatures: Average global temperatures have been steadily increasing, leading to more frequent and intense heatwaves. These higher temperatures are linked to a

Press Release – Eco Festival returns in 2023

It’s Coronation weekend and many will be enjoying Coronation events. As we all know, King Charles has long been a champion of
environmental issues. So, it is great news that the Colchester Eco Festival is set to go ahead again this year.

Now in its third year, it attracted over 4,500 visitors last year and had 90 stalls giving out …

Colchester LEAF – the environment hub

A new Environment hub for Colchester

We, en-form, have recently been able to acquire premises in the centre of Colchester and are busy adding activities to our new environment hub. It is available for local environment groups and projects to use to help make Colchester a more sustainable community.

What is the hub?

Colchester Centre for Learning, Environment and Action …

Community-led Eco Festival returns to Colchester

Colchester will host its second large-scale eco festival which promises to inspire all to learn, network and discover how we can create positive social-environmental change by consuming products and services differently. The Eco Festival taking place on 3rd September in Colchester, Lower Castle Park from 11 am – 6 pm. It is a free community event, organised and run entirely …

Love your flow – Colchester takes on Period Poverty Press Release 2nd May 2022

Colchester based environment charity, en-form launches a new project, ‘Love your flow’ focussed on giving individuals more choice and ready access to healthier, environmentally friendlier, and cheaper period products.

The National Lottery has granted funding to provide workshops across Essex providing information and resources that will enable better health and environmental choices when it comes to management of menstruating. As …

Balloons blow, Don’t Let them go Colchester.

Why Balloons are harmful to the environment

So what’s the problem?

Balloons are a popular item for all sorts of occasions celebrating both life and death and many events in between. And while they supplement these important and significant events, it’s important to know that they are litter and pose a serious risk to wildlife, pets and livestock. There are many great alternatives which can be just …


En-form are running an exciting period health project thanks to funding by the National Lottery Community funds and support from WEN.   

The project is focussed on training up schools and community groups with the tools necessary to enable young people and adults to have access to all the information they need to make informed choices about which …