This explains how the rough estimates of the area occupied by sheep in the UK were derived.
The terrible legacy of European farm subsidies – and how we could use Brexit as an opportunity for something better
Why I took the plunge at last and converted (almost) to veganism
Want to cast someone into the outer darkness? Then give them the environment department, that should be the most important portfolio of all.
Those who want to leave the EU refuse to make the most crushing argument against it. Here’s why.
How the government learnt absolutely nothing from the recent floods.
How public money and crazy policies speed water off the land and into our homes
It’s about time we discussed the real population crisis.
The agencies supposed to protect the living world have been neutered, and polluters and wildlife destroyers now have a free hand.
The hideous pollution case I stumbled on illustrates our failure to see the harm caused by animal farming.
The BBC’s coverage of the countryside is a biased, unquestioning, deferential disgrace.
The cruelties of factory farming shelter behind a fairytale image, promoted by advertisers and children’s authors.
The astonishing, multiple crises caused by chicken farming.
Almost all other issues are superficial by comparison to soil loss. So why don’t we talk about it?
A winter’s tale that won’t put you off your dinner. Much.
Every child should visit an abattoir. If you disagree, ask yourself why.
Allan Savory tells us that increasing livestock numbers can reduce desertification and reverse climate change – but where is the scientific evidence?
Neonicotinoids appear to have devastating effects across the natural world: we need a global moratorium.
In an extraordinary coup, farmers’ unions and the UK government have torpedoed the European Soil Framework Directive
How the perverse consequences of a great idea are destroying the natural world.