Bucolic fairytales are a threat to life on Earth.
Down the Drain
Sewage pollution by the water companies is just one of the deadly attacks on our rivers.
Claims that cattle ranching sequesters carbon and restores ecosystems have been used in highly effective marketing campaigns by the livestock industry. Just one problem: they’re greenwash.
The Hunger Gap
A gulf in public understanding prevents us from seeing how and why our food supply is at risk.
How to Build a Bioweapon
There’s a legal means of creating a pandemic that could kill millions.
So What Would You Do?
Those who dismiss this solution to the greatest threat to Earth systems have a duty to propose a better one. So where is it?
Silence of the Lambs
Livestock farming is responsible for more greenhouse gas pollution than all the world’s transport. Yet governments won’t touch it.
The Coming Hunger
As environmental breakdown threatens to render large parts of the planet unfarmable, how can mass starvation best be averted?
The world’s most damaging farm products? Organic pasture-fed beef and lamb.
New revelations show how one of the most treasured rivers in Europe is being killed by intensive livestock farms.
When sewage treatment goes right, it’s just as harmful as when it goes wrong. Here are the shocking reasons why.
The Plough’s Share
We won’t defend ourselves from the global food crisis by destroying what remains of our wildlife.
Our team uncovers the remarkable, but scarcely understood, truth about river pollution.
Across the UK, our rivers are being turned into filthy, dead gutters, at astonishing, heartbreaking speed.
Saving Our Bacon
Farmfree foods might be the only thing that gets us – and much of the rest of the living world – through this century.
Spectre at the Feast
The livestock industry is trashing the living world, and free-range, pasture-fed meat is the worst offender.
The government’s Agriculture Bill seeks to replace regulation with public money. Who will contest this new protection racket?
Seal of Approval
How an animal welfare charity ended up endorsing seal killing – and what this says about our age
Butchery of the Planet
Defending the living world and its people requires a shift from meat to a plant-based diet
Payments for Not Mugging Old Ladies
This is George Monbiot’s response to the government consultation document Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit