The attempt to turn the Lake District into a World Heritage site would be a disaster Read more.
Brexit could wreck the British countryside – or it could save it. It depends on getting our voices heard. Read more.
This explains how the rough estimates of the area occupied by sheep in the UK were derived. Read more.
The terrible legacy of European farm subsidies – and how we could use Brexit as an opportunity for something better Read more.
Want to cast someone into the outer darkness? Then give them the environment department, that should be the most important portfolio of all. Read more.
Those who want to leave the EU refuse to make the most crushing argument against it. Here’s why. Read more.
How public money and crazy policies speed water off the land and into our homes Read more.
The agencies supposed to protect the living world have been neutered, and polluters and wildlife destroyers now have a free hand. Read more.
The hideous pollution case I stumbled on illustrates our failure to see the harm caused by animal farming. Read more.
The BBC’s coverage of the countryside is a biased, unquestioning, deferential disgrace. Read more.
The cruelties of factory farming shelter behind a fairytale image, promoted by advertisers and children’s authors. Read more.
Almost all other issues are superficial by comparison to soil loss. So why don’t we talk about it? Read more.
Allan Savory tells us that increasing livestock numbers can reduce desertification and reverse climate change – but where is the scientific evidence? Read more.