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Mumbo-Jumbo Jets

I see the people on trial for occupying a runway at Heathrow as democratic heroes. Read more.

Scorched Earth Conservation

National park authorities inflict mass destruction on wildlife and habitats, then call it conservation Read more.

Sex Pests

Who is most responsible for high abortion rates? The religious right. Read more.

Trickle-Down Theory

How the government learnt absolutely nothing from the recent floods. Read more.

All Change

An ability to contest the circumstances of our birth is an essential element of our humanity. Read more.

Going Downhill Fast

How public money and crazy policies speed water off the land and into our homes Read more.

Sacrifice

The joints of meat that do more damage than a long-haul flight Read more.

Walk on the Wild Side

Rewilding, hillwalking and the extraordinary history of these islands. Read more.

Life and Death

The remarkable decline in violence between humans suggests that we could also restrain our violence against the planet. Read more.

Cop-Out

The COP21 climate talks in Paris were not the success that governments claim, but a disastrous failure. Read more.

A Storm of Ignorance

Censoring official advice, stripping the hills and rivers, the government ensures that disasters like the Cumbria floods will keep recurring. Read more.

Look Around

There are plenty of real problems with aircraft emissions. But thousands of people are obsessed instead with a fairy tale. Read more.

Churchill Syndrome

Why is the government so quick to bomb, yet so slow to act on climate change? Read more.

Putting the Con into Consultation

An online tool that changes your answers is not the only problem with this attempt to fake public consent for dredging a dolphin reserve. Read more.

False Promise

The belief that economic growth can be detached from destruction appears to be based on a simple accounting mistake. Read more.

Pregnant Silence

It’s about time we discussed the real population crisis. Read more.

Strategic Incompetence

The agencies supposed to protect the living world have been neutered, and polluters and wildlife destroyers now have a free hand. Read more.

Moral Blankness

A leaked letter from David Cameron offers a remarkable – and terrifying – insight into his mind. Read more.

The Dolphin Killers of Cardigan Bay

Why does the Welsh government propose this gratuitous act of destruction? It refuses to say. Read more.

Loved to Death

The UK’s national parks should be redesignated as ecological disaster zones. Read more.