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Time's Up! by Keith Farnish

Polly Cook

12th March, 2009

Conveniently crafted into four manageable sections, this book attempts to cover everything and anything that climate change has, and will, destroy - and presents some radical solutions more...
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The world's first environmental refugees

Dan McDougall

30th January, 2009

The disappearance of Lohachara beneath the waters of the Bay of Bengal created the world’s first environmental refugees. Dan McDougall reports on other islanders in the Sundarbans delta who have no escape from the rising ocean. Photography by Robin Hammond more...
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A meaty issue

Simon Fairlie

1st October, 2008

Our excessive appetite for meat is taking a heavy toll on the planet, but as Simon Fairlie explains, the arguments used to depict omnivores as environmental super-villains are far too simplistic. more...
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Counquer ourselves first

Miguel Mendonça

1st October, 2008

During my global travels, spreading the word on the cheapest, most effective and equitable policy road for renewables, my observations and experiences have led me to several infuriating and distressing conclusions. more...
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Concerns raised over Scottish hydropower

News

18th October, 2007

Public bodies in Scotland are agonising over the expansion of hydroelectric power schemes, weighing the benefits of clean power against the environmental damage caused by tapping water-courses. more...
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Nearly 500 US cosmetics 'unsafe'

News

1st October, 2007

478 cosmetic products on sale in the US contain doses of toxic chemicals which are unsafe, even when used as directed on the bottle, the US NGO the Environmental Working Group has revealed. more...
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Earth Day 2007

Maggie King

19th April, 2007

It's easy to forget, amidst endless negative news coverage, that the US has one of the biggest environmental movements in the world. Maggie King reports on the activities planned for Earth Day, Sunday 22nd April more...

The changing face of the environment

Zac Goldsmith

27th May, 2006

An editorial by editor Zac Goldsmith. Published in the 28 page exclusive Ecologist supplement that appeared in the Independent Information magazine on 27 May, 2006 more...
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Steffi the Vampire Slayer

PAUL KINGSNORTH

1st June, 2005

Paul Kingsnorth talks to Stephanie Roth, the former Ecologist campaigns editor who has
just been awarded the 'environmental movement's Nobel prize' for risking life and limb
to prevent the exploitation of the largest gold reserves in Europe
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Give place a chance

Malcolm Tait

1st June, 2005

Can changing the words we use to talk about the environment affect the way we behave? more...
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Lyme disease - what is the real cause?

Mark Walters

1st February, 2004

According to the World Health Organisation, more than 30 serious new diseases have emerged in the last three decades. Mark Walters describes one of them, Lyme disease, and shows how our destruction of the environment is inextricably linked to its proliferation more...
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Appetite for Destruction

Dr Mike Shanahan

20th March, 2001

Shrimp has always been associated with the small and the puny. Why then is this seemingly harmless crustacean inspiring angry protests throughout the developing world, and why have so many people died as a result? Dr Mike Shanahan investigates

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Can we trust the media on the environment?

David Edwards and Caspar Henderson

9th June, 2000

Are we getting the facts about the world from a free press, or being led astray by a corporate media uninterested in the real issues? Writer and thinker David Edwards argues it out with environmental journalist Caspar Henderson more...
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Stand up and be counted

Tom Erik Økland

8th June, 2000

A Norwegian research scientist can trace PCB pollution on the seabed along the Norwegian coast directly back to the manufacturer. Norwegian authorities are considering suing chemical giants such as Monsanto and Bayer for millions of pounds. They may now pay for their misdemeanours, says Tom Erik Økland more...
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ECAs Exposed

Simon Retallack

7th June, 2000

By using taxpayers' money to back environmentally-destructive projects around the world, ECAs are lining the pockets of multinational companies at the expense of the planet. Export credit agencies, explains Simon Retallack, are the worlds largest public financiers of environmental destruction. more...

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