If the ozone hole had been discovered ten years later, governments are likely to have done nothing. Read more.
Category archives: environment and the natural world
And the case for reintroducing big cats. A weird and wonderful tale. Read more.
The Natural Capital Agenda looks like an answer to the environmental crisis. But it’s a delusion. Read more.
Get ready for a radical rightwing insurgency that could be stirring within the Conservative Party. Read more.
As soon as an animal becomes extinct, a new bill proposes, it will be classified as “non-native”. Read more.
Neonicotinoids appear to have devastating effects across the natural world: we need a global moratorium. Read more.
The government’s decision to capture England’s only free-living population is unjustified and irrational. Read more.
We cannot reach people by terrifying them; there has to be a positive agenda. Read more.
In an extraordinary coup, farmers’ unions and the UK government have torpedoed the European Soil Framework Directive Read more.
Why collapse and salvation are hard to distinguish from each other. Read more.
The terrible howlers in James Lovelock’s new book show that genius is no defence against being wrong. Read more.
People who think they are protecting nature by costing it are stepping straight into the destroyers’ trap. Read more.
Some speculations about one of the most extraordinary mammals to have roamed the Earth. Read more.
New research suggests there was no state of grace: for two million years humankind has been the natural world’s nemesis. Read more.
Corrupt, irrational, destructive, counter-productive: this scarcely begins to describe our farming policy. Read more.
Misleading claims by Discovery and other channels help to fuel wildlife massacres. Read more.
How the government’s farming policies have produced a perfectly designed system for flooding your home. Read more.
The hidden and remarkable story of why devastating floods keep happening. Read more.