The Ecologist


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The Real Power in Politics

Donnachadh McCarthy

7th March 2014

Environmental campaigner and former politician Donnachadh McCarthy on the power of political lobbyists and the damage they do to democracy. more...

Adverse reactions lead US patients to ask 'just how safe are antibiotics?'

Carey Purcell

23rd May, 2011

A growing number of American patients say they've been poisoned by fluoroquinolone antibiotics. Not only has this ruined lives, they say, it's exposed the unhealthy relationship between some drug manufacturers and medical regulatory bodies. Carey Purcell reports more...
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EU food safety chief forced to quit GM lobby role

Jemima Roberts and Tom Levitt

26th October, 2010

Questions raised over why European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) chair Diana Banati failed to make clear her connections to International Life Science Institute (ILSI), which advises biotech giants like Monsanto, Bayer and BASF more...

GRAPHIC: What business wants in Copenhagen


10th December, 2009

Copenhagen is awash with lobbyists of all creeds and colours, but those representing big business interests have more power than most. Here are their demands... more...

30 steps to an oil-free world

1st May, 2008


Our addiction to oil is not inevitable. We can all take steps to kick the habit more...

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...
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US lobbies for watered-down IPCC report


2nd May, 2007

The United States is trying to water-down the recommendations made in the third report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, due to be released this Friday, the Associated Press reports. more...

Biofuels Report: Introduction

Pat Thomas

1st March, 2007

In his final State of the Union address, George Bush announced his support for the adoption of biofuels on a massive scale. But is the plan such a good idea? By Pat Thomas more...

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