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Amit Jethwa

Indian activists risk death to expose illegal logging, pollution and mining

Ambika Hiranandani and Tom Levitt

14th December, 2010

The recent death of Indian environmentalist Amit Jethva was the latest in a growing number of disturbing incidents of brutality and violence against activists, report Ambika Hiranandani and Tom Levitt more...

Warning over contaminated whale meat as Faroe Islands' killing continues

Vi Nguyen

26th November, 2010

Faroese government accused of ignoring scientific evidence over safety of whale meat as record number of pilot whales are slaughtered more...
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Ecologist summer reads

The Ecologist's top ten eco summer reads

Claire Baylis

29th July, 2010

Seven top environmentalists recommend their reads for the summer, covering everything from psychological thrillers to steady state economics more...
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I stopped believing in environmentalism. And did this instead...

Paul Kingsnorth

28th April, 2010

Former deputy editor of the Ecologist, Paul Kingsnorth, explains why he became disillusioned with the parables of environmentalism, so decided to write his own instead more...
Frog 2

Deformed toad artist hopes to win public sympathy for amphibians

Laura Sevier

30th March, 2010

The mystery of legless and multi-limbed frogs and toads has captivated artist and ecological researcher Brandon Ballengée for over a decade. Here's how he blends science with art more...
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Landmark court ruling sees off Redcar property developers

Emma Montlake

15th March, 2010

A victory for Teesside residents could have legal implications that help others fighting to preserve green spaces in their communities more...
Pollution

Legal costs review may not help environmental cases

Ecologist

18th January, 2010

Major judicial report may not help NGOs and individuals challenge environmental damage in courts without facing prohibitive financial risk more...
Treeplanting on Knoydart

How to start a university eco society

Nicholas Bruschi

14th January, 2010

Eleven easy steps to get you started - from picking your committee and spreading the word to making it fun and worthwhile more...

Journey to Arne Naess's Cabin

Paul Miles

24th December, 2009

Arne Naess, the father of the deep ecology movement, spent much time in his cabin on top of a mountain. Paying homage, Paul Miles recreates the trip more...
An orangutan

Blackwashing: do NGO tactics risk long term public trust?

Tom Levitt

1st January, 2010

Instead of making exaggerated claims about species becoming extinct, NGOs could make progress on issues like deforestation by collaborating more closely with companies, reports Tom Levitt more...
Paul Kingsnorth

Paul Kingsnorth: environmentalists have lost their way

Matilda Lee

9th December, 2009

Former deputy editor of the Ecologist, Paul Kingsnorth, tells Matilda Lee why an obsession with CO2 has distracted environmentalists, and why we may already be beyond the point of no return... more...

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Forest people

Protecting forests AND the rights of forest peoples

Laura Sevier

8th December, 2009

The plans currently under consideration for saving forests might help the trees, but they could ride roughshod over indigenous communities. Here are some ways to change that more...
a woman's head rests amongst green grass

10 groups campaigning for a healthier environment

Ecologist

19th June, 2009

How can we be healthy on a sick planet? Especially when many still believe that health is unaffected by what is in the environment. These organisations could save your life more...
Save our seas from pirate fishing

Campaigning against pirate fishing

Laura Sevier

22nd June, 2009

Illegally caught 'dirty' fish threatens local fishermen, consumer health and the future of the world's fisheries. The EJF's Pirate Fishing Campaign is tackling the problem head on more...
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Using the law to protect the environment

Andrew Wasley

19th June, 2009

Investigation into the dangers faced by lawyers who champion human rights and environmental justice. more...
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Tackling illegal logging

Andrew Wasley

1st April, 2009

Reporting from the front-line of environmental activism, Andrew Wasley takes a closer look at those combating illegal logging more...
An Amazon horned frog in Cristalino State Park, Brazil.  © Daniel Beltra, courtesy of The Prince's Rainforests Project and Sony

Q & A: Daniel Beltrá, environmental photographer

Laura Sevier

14th September, 2009

The award winning environmental photographer on witnessing rainforests around the world, working for Greenpeace and why photos can help save the world more...
Church with solar roof

Greening the church: a reluctant sacrifice or a new lease of life?

Tamsin Omond

8th September, 2009

Taking responsibility for our actions, fighting for justice and living in harmony with the rest of creation are among the founding principles of every religion. So why is there is no interfaith, or even inter-Christian statement on climate change? more...
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Hell for leather

Jim Wickens

1st June, 2008

Must-have handbags? shoes to die for? From cheap trinkets to luxury car interiors, Jim Wickens discovers the startling facts behind what we buy into when we buy leather goods. more...
Meeting Environmental Challenges

What campaigners need to know about human nature

Pat Thomas

22nd July, 2009

A new book by WWF 'Meeting Environmental Challenges: The Role of Human Identity' makes the case for a new kind of campaigning that sees the person behind the behaviour. Pat Thomas is impressed more...
The Nag.net

It's ok just to be angry

Rebecca Heald

13th July, 2009

Playful website TheNag.net has created an online forum where users can rant about whatever ethical or environmental issue is bothering them, find solutions and act more...
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Cincinnati law to police polluting businesses

Ecologist

3rd July, 2009

Cincinnati has passed a new law introducing 'environmental justice permits', and will use police powers to force polluting businesses to clean up their acts or get out of town more...
Investigations

Time to abandon hope and propose a new approach to environmental change

Michael Nelson and John Vucetich

1st February, 2009

If we hope really hard maybe things will get better – or maybe it’s time to consider a new plan of action. Michael Nelson and John Vucetich propose a virtuous approach to environmental change.

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Spare_some_green?

A career in environmentalism - the US experience

Joe Franke

1st May, 2009

In a story that will resonate with environmentalists everywhere, Joe Franke explores the US experience of an underpaid, poorly supported and largely unappreciated workforce. more...

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