Our team uncovers the remarkable, but scarcely understood, truth about river pollution.
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The Erosion of Memory
A famine is being forced on the people of Tigray, the scene of one of the world’s greatest environmental success stories.
This coronavirus is the wake-up call for a complacent civilisation.
In the midst of climate breakdown, governments around the world are funding and protecting the fossil fuel industry
Bullying and intimidation dominate the British countryside, as landowners and shooters assert their power.
The Problem is Capitalism
It is a weapon pointed at the living world. We urgently need to develop a new system.
An Electrifying Idea
What if we abandoned photosynthesis as the means of producing food, and released most of the world’s surface from agriculture?
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
The Meat of the Matter
Farming animals is as unsustainable as mining coal.
If we want people to engage with the living world, we should stop using such constipated terms to describe our relationship to it.
The Lie of the Land
The Lake District’s world heritage status reveals a widespread betrayal of the living world, by both conservation groups and the UN
The Hills Are Dead
The terrible legacy of European farm subsidies – and how we could use Brexit as an opportunity for something better
The Fortifying Commons
In the first of a series of columns about possible solutions, I explore how commons could transform society and the distribution of wealth
The fake grassroots campaign run by grouse shooters is just one instance of the way democracy is being bypassed
The joints of meat that do more damage than a long-haul flight
Walk on the Wild Side
Rewilding, hillwalking and the extraordinary history of these islands.
The BBC’s coverage of the countryside is a biased, unquestioning, deferential disgrace.
How I caught a glimpse, through the unlikely medium of roadkill, of what lies beneath.
Curator of the Future
Jeremy Corbyn is the only candidate who can revive the Labour Party. It’s the others who are chasing an impossible dream.