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One month on - the Editor blogs

Oliver Tickell

21st November 2013

The Ecologist website's new Editor has been in place for about a month. Here he takes a break from his ever-burgeoning email inbox to share a few thoughts more...
Oliver Tickell

New Editor for the Ecologist

22 October 2013

Oliver Tickell has been appointed as Editor of The Ecologist more...
Cattle in a deforested area of the Amazon

Revealed: how our shoes are linked to deforestation and slavery in the Amazon

Ida Dalgaard Steffensen, DanWatch

26th October, 2012

Europe is the world's largest importer of leather shoes but much of the leather itself comes from cattle farms deep in the Brazilian Amazon, where farms use slave labourers and where slaughterhouses do not respect workers' safety. Ida Dalgaard Steffensen reports more...

Frequently Asked Questions: Resurgence and the Ecologist

updated 5 December 2013

In June 2012 the Ecologist merged with Resurgence. Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions about the merger, and what it means for the Ecologist website and users.
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Satish Kumar

Resurgence and the Ecologist to merge

Two of the country’s leading environmental publications have today merged more...
Pigs on a farm

Sick As A pig – the menace of MRSA linked to industrial pig farming

Another strain of MRSA is emerging from the factory farms of Northern Europe, and it is linked to the insatiable demand for cheap meat on our plates. The Ecologist Film Unit investigates more...

Hell For Leather – investigating the leather industry in Bangladesh

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...
Ecologist Magazine November 1971

The Ecologist November 1971: rural to urban shift

The Ecologist

11th November, 2011

Forty years ago, the Ecologist wrote about problems associated with the flight of Spain's agricultural workers to city centres. more...
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Ask the Ecologist: can I wear perfume and still be green?

Ruth Styles

30th June, 2011

Green Living Editor Ruth Styles answers your eco-lifestyle dilemmas. This week, we're taking a closer look at fine fragrance more...
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Ask the Ecologist: Which is best - local or organic?

Ruth Styles

14th June, 2011

Green Living Editor Ruth Styles answers your eco-lifestyle dilemmas. This week it’s the question of local versus organic produce under the spotlight more...
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June 2011 monthly subscribers newsletter

Ecologist

12th June 2011

Welcome to your June subscribers newsletter. This month we look at, amongst other issues, the timber mafia threatening the Siberian tiger, fair trade carbon credits, the problems with peat and Namibia's conservation programme... To access this content, log in and scroll down to the bottom of the page, where you can download your newsletter more...
Ecologist Magazine June 1971

The Ecologist June 1971: No oil at Amlwch

The Ecologist

9th, June 2011

Forty years ago this month, Richard Thompson Coon reported on a proposed oil pipeline that would run through a picturesque Welsh island. But have we learned our lesson and stopped destroying natural habitat for the sake of oil? more...

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First issue of the Ecologist, June 1970

Starting out: how Teddy Goldsmith launched the Ecologist 40 years ago

Peter Bunyard

26th July, 2010

Running a magazine on a shoestring budget; printing unpopular but groundbreaking analyses; fighting off lawsuits: the Ecologist has evolved over its 40 year history, but the passion present in 1970 is still here today... more...
January/ Febuary 1980 Cover

The Ecologist January 1980: A proposal to save the world’s tropical rain forests

Edward Goldsmith

January, 1980

Thirty years ago this month, Edward Goldsmith published a revised version of WEAP, the World Ecological Areas Programme in the Ecologist more...
December 1979 issue

The Ecologist December 1979: Can we control pollution?

Edward Goldsmith

December, 1979

Thirty years ago Edward Goldsmith’s article ‘Can we control pollution?’ wondered what happens to pollution once we have ‘disposed’ of it more...
A woman's mouth near a radio stuido microphone

10 independent media groups

Ecologist

19th June, 2009

Seek out campaigns, context and investigations that you're unlikely to find in the mass media in our pick of the best independent publications more...
October/November 1979 cover

The Ecologist November 1979: Nuclear power is still dependent on cheap fossil fuels

Peter Bunyard

November, 1979

Thirty years ago Peter Bunyard wrote 'A Question of Oil', looking at the the nuclear industry in 1979. His comments still hold true today... more...
Teddy Goldsmith (1928-2009)

Teddy Goldsmith: a tribute

Peter Bunyard

1st September, 2009

A man of extraordinary humanity - as comfortable discussing farming with labourers as he was holding forth on the very nature of life itself. Peter Bunyard pays tribute to the rich life of Edward Goldsmith more...
Edward Goldsmith (1928-2009)

Teddy Goldsmith: godfather of green

Paul Kingsnorth

Having launched the Ecologist 37 years ago, Teddy Goldsmith was instrumental in everything from the setting up of the world's first political green party to being the first to expose many of the problems associated with global development, such as giant dams and nuclear power. Following his death on 21st August 2009, we reprint this interview with Teddy from the Ecologist March 2007 edition more...

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About the Ecologist

The world’s leading environmental affairs magazine, now www.theecologist.org, was founded in 1970 by Edward Goldsmith. The magazine quickly became a platform for those who would go on to be the leading lights of the environmental movement


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Dan Box Blog - Paradise lost

Dan Box

14th May, 2009

Dan Box reports from a community in its death throes, as the Carteret islanders pack up their homes and prepare to become the world’s first climate change refugees more...

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