Category: environment and the natural world

No More Excuses

No one is coming to save us. Only rebellion will prevent an environmental apocalypse

Rewild the World

We launch a new campaign to allow ecosystems to recover on a massive scale, drawing down carbon from the atmosphere

Law of Nature

Those who destroy the living world should be charged with the international crime of ecocide

Waste Colonialism

The UK government is flagrantly flouting its own rules, allowing our scrap tyres to be sent to India for burning.

In a World of Their Own

By downplaying and misrepresenting our environmental crisis, David Attenborough and the BBC have generated complacency, confusion and ignorance.

Seal of Approval

How an animal welfare charity ended up endorsing seal killing – and what this says about our age

Plastic Soup

The problem is not plastic. It is consumerism.

In Memoriam

As our wildlife and ecosystems collapse, remembering is a radical act.

Price Less

The “natural capital” agenda is morally wrong, intellectually vacuous, and most of all counter-productive

Contrary to Reason

Steven Pinker claims to champion Enlightenment values. But his latest book is an affront to them

Parklife

Our national parks are ecological deserts, run for the benefit of a tiny minority. It’s time we reclaimed them.

The Unseen World

To be aware of the wonders of the living planet is to take on an unbearable burden of grief

Everything Must Go

Economic growth will destroy everything. There’s no way of greening it – we need a new system.

Rooting Out Democracy

The Sheffield tree massacre is one result of the monstrous, impenetrable officialdom that neoliberalism creates

Insectageddon

The scale and speed of environmental collapse is beyond imagination.

The Smog Chancellor

Who is the world’s leading environmental vandal? The answer may surprise you.