The interactions between wildlife and the physical planet are more complex and fascinating than we could ever have imagined. Read more.
Category archives: environment and the natural world
We are pre-tuned to the natural world; wired to respond to nature. Read more.
As governments tear down the rules that defend our wildlife from extinction, here’s a positive attempt to stop the wreckage. Read more.
The mythical tiger pursued by helicopters and armed gendarmes speaks volumes about what is missing from our lives. Read more.
Only 0.01% of our seas are protected, and even the top conservation sites are up for grabs. Read more.
Pointless, joyless consumption is destroying our world of wonders. Read more.
If the ozone hole had been discovered ten years later, governments are likely to have done nothing. Read more.
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.