The scale and speed of environmental collapse is beyond imagination.
The Meat of the Matter
Farming animals is as unsustainable as mining coal.
The attempt to turn the Lake District into a World Heritage site would be a disaster
Brexit could wreck the British countryside – or it could save it. It depends on getting our voices heard.
Explanation of the Figures in Grim Reaping
This explains how the rough estimates of the area occupied by sheep in the UK were derived.
The Hills Are Dead
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.
Leave Well Alone
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.
Going Downhill Fast
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 Abuses of Enchantment
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.
Ploughing On Regardless
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.