Stakeholders have been encouraged by Defra to help draft an 'environment contract' for the UK on a website where anyone can edit the content. The wiki - an experiment in collaborative working - has received the backing of Environment Secretary David Miliband.

He recently stated that “our aim must be to create an environmental contract that provides an equitable deal between nations, a fair deal for UK business, and an empowering deal for citizens."

An environmental contract has been proposed to allow people to be proactive and make a difference to their lives, even if others will not. It is an opportunity to clarify the rights and responsibilities of citizens, businesses and nations to one another.

It will also enable society to demonstrate that it is working together to solve environmental problems like climate change or the loss of biodiversity.

Using the wiki is easy, simply follow the link below and you could be editing within minutes.