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Paul Kingsnorth

Q & A: Paul Kingsnorth, green activism is 'simply a faction of consumer society'

Mark Newton

21st September, 2011

Writer, journalist and environmental activist: Paul Kingsnorth has been them all. Now, however, he has rejected activism in favour of a dystopian strain of thought epitomised by his Dark Mountain project. Mark Newton caught up with him to discover why more...
Dark Mountain Issue 2

Dark Mountain Issue 2

Mark Newton

25th August, 2011

The dystopian take on the environmental movement provided by Dark Mountain’s second anthology, is a wonderful, if disturbing, read says Mark Newton more...

On the bear trail: eco-tourism in Slovakia

The Ecologist

10th March, 2011

Slovakian mountains provide the perfect backdrop for families who want to try their collective hand at conservation more...
path from a dark mountain

Get down off your Dark Mountain: you're making matters worse

Solitaire Townsend

3rd June, 2010

Drawing people's attention to the enormous challenges we face is one thing; revelling in the collapse of society is quite another. Dark Mountain could learn from Douglas Adams, says Solitaire Townsend... more...
Electric bike

How to choose the right bike

Hugh Bowring

21st January, 2010

There is a greater variety of bikes available now than ever before, ranging from as little as £100 up to over £1000. Here is some basic information on the six main varieties more...
Lumps of coal

James Hansen arrested during anti-coal demonstration

Ecologist

24th June, 2009

Scientists are leading the charge against political foot-dragging on climate change, with James Hansen arrested for protesting against coal mining and Kevin Anderson warning the UK Government its emissions levels are 'dangerously optimistic' more...
Investigations

Everest in peace

Eifion Rees

1st June, 2009

The mountaineers who come to conquer Everest mistake their achievement – in the quest to overcome nature’s ultimate natural obstacle, humans have already won

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Nuclear Power Dossier: Nuclear Waste

The Ecologist

1st June, 2006

5000 years ago the English Channel didn't exist - so where are we going to bury our nuclear waste that will be safe for up to one million years...or more? more...

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