Unesco’s tragicomic aversion to public engagement. Read more.
Category: environment and the natural world
Another deadly tree disease threatens these islands, but the government will do nothing to keep it out. Read more.
We have enough physical and ecological space for public luxury for all. But not enough for private luxury for all. Read more.
The attempt to turn the Lake District into a World Heritage site would be a disaster Read more.
Those who claim to be “conservatives” would shred the very fabric of the nation. Read more.
By reframing the economy, Kate Raworth’s Doughnut Economics changes our view of who we are and where we stand. Read more.
Kayaking with basking sharks provides a glimpse of the wonders we could experience if our seas are rewilded. Read more.
Consumerism occupies a sacred and inviolable space, while the wonders of the living world are dispensable. 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.
Academic standards go up in smoke in a wildly biased paper on burning in the British uplands. Read more.
National park authorities inflict mass destruction on wildlife and habitats, then call it conservation Read more.
How public money and crazy policies speed water off the land and into our homes Read more.
Rewilding, hillwalking and the extraordinary history of these islands. Read more.
The remarkable decline in violence between humans suggests that we could also restrain our violence against the planet. Read more.
Censoring official advice, stripping the hills and rivers, the government ensures that disasters like the Cumbria floods will keep recurring. Read more.
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.
The belief that economic growth can be detached from destruction appears to be based on a simple accounting mistake. Read more.