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Murder in the Amazon

Nearly all the mahogany leaving Brazil has been taken, illegally, from protected reserves

Subversive Genius

Roads protesters are bringing art and necessity back together, sowing the seeds of cultural renewal

Back to 1662

The Government’s repressive new laws contain eerie similarities to statutes passed hundreds of years ago

The Astromancer

Did Ledumen, the celebrated Samburu prophet, know I was coming to visit him three months before I decided to do so?

Fire in a Box

Britain’s protest movements have emerged in response to the enclosure of the land, the mind and political power. They are seeking to recover the freedom all of us have lost

Hero or Villain?

Richard Leakey’s reappointment as head of the Kenya Wildlife Service is a disaster for Kenya’s nomads

Collateral Damage

Local people are the real victims of the turf war between the conservation authorities in Kenya

Death in Your Living Room

The only people who can prevent the invasion of Indian reserves in Brazil and British and American consumers

Your Round

Why doesn’t Guinness stop fighting us and help us to turn its land into something worthwhile?

A Pox on the Planet

Golf course development is becoming one of the major threats to the environment and human rights

Charity Begins at Home

Self-serving relief agencies are doing nothing to build up developing countries’ own capacity to respond