By downplaying and misrepresenting our environmental crisis, David Attenborough and the BBC have generated complacency, confusion and ignorance. Read more.
Category: environment and the natural world
How an animal welfare charity ended up endorsing seal killing – and what this says about our age Read more.
As state bodies are dismantled, corporations are freed to rip the living world apart Read more.
The “natural capital” agenda is morally wrong, intellectually vacuous, and most of all counter-productive Read more.
Steven Pinker claims to champion Enlightenment values. But his latest book is an affront to them Read more.
Our national parks are ecological deserts, run for the benefit of a tiny minority. It’s time we reclaimed them. Read more.
An astonishing new field of enquiry explores the deep changes that could avert a planetary disaster Read more.
The government’s 25 Year Environment Plan is a work of cowardice Read more.
To be aware of the wonders of the living planet is to take on an unbearable burden of grief Read more.
Economic growth will destroy everything. There’s no way of greening it – we need a new system. Read more.
The Sheffield tree massacre is one result of the monstrous, impenetrable officialdom that neoliberalism creates Read more.
Who is the world’s leading environmental vandal? The answer may surprise you. Read more.
The demand for perpetual economic growth, and the collective madness it provokes, leads inexorably to environmental collapse Read more.
If we want people to engage with the living world, we should stop using such constipated terms to describe our relationship to it. Read more.
The Lake District’s world heritage status reveals a widespread betrayal of the living world, by both conservation groups and the UN Read more.