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Talis Kalnars in 1999, in the Dinam Estate woodlands in mid-Wales. Photos: Oliver Tickell.

An inspirational forester

Phil Morgan

14th May 2014

Talis Kalnars was a pioneer of 'continuous cover' forestry in Britain, writes Phil Morgan. His woodlands were not only beautiful but profitable, as he nurtured the 'natural capital' of the forest ecosystem, and only harvested the dividend of high value timber. more...
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Staying the course on the environment

Nick Clegg

7th November 2013

As the UK Government's green policies come under sustained attack from Tory and UKIP right-wingers, Lib-Dem Leader Nick Clegg nails his green colours to the mast. more...
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Ecology is the meaning of life

27th October 2013

Dr. Glen Barry

Dr. Glen Barry tells the Ecologist why he believes that ecology is far more than just the study of life and its environment......
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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...
Pollyanna Pickering

Q & A: Pollyanna Pickering, artist and wildlife conservationist

Laura Sevier

13th August, 2009

Pollyanna Pickering on being one of the few westerners to see a giant panda in the wild, saving the Abyssinian Wolf and how art has led her to a greater appreciation of the natural world... more...
Making greener savings

Ecologist guide to ethical finance

Ecologist

14th October, 2009

Banks, building societies, ethical funds, pensions or people - where should the discerning environmentalist put their money? more...
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Q & A: Craig Sams and Jo Fairley, founders of Green & Black's Chocolate

1st October 2008

Craig Sams and Jo Fairley on starting up an ethical business, iPhones and how best to enjoy a square of chocolate more...
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Q & A: Jay Griffiths. author of 'Wild: An Elemental Journey'

Laura Sevier

1st June 2009

The author on wilderness, activism, homemade veggie lasagne and the value of sturdy boots more...
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Q & A: Jonathon Porritt. environmentalist

Matilda Lee

1st May, 2009

Jonathon Porritt on renewables, roast lamb and life at Westminster more...
Bishop of London

Q & A: The Bishop of London

Laura Sevier

1st March, 2009

The eco-conscious Bishop on moral environmentalism and lightening the Church's carbon footprint more...
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Q & A: Sam Roddick, activist & founder of Coco de Mer

Laura Sevier

14th March, 2009

Sam Roddick on spontaneous pleasures, ethical sex toys and civil disobedience more...
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Jimmy's GM Food Fix

Jonathan Matthews

27th November, 2008

Last year celebrity pig farmer Jimmy Doherty kept 1000 organically reared pigs, while this year apparently he's raised barely 200. But if Jimmy’s farm is on the skids, the same cannot be said of his career as a media celeb. more...

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A green army

Andrew Wasley

1st June, 2008

Natural resources,are increasingly responsible for fuelling violence across the world. Now some environmentalists want to fight back – using force if necessary. more...
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Economics Senegal

Heiner Thiessen

1st November, 2002

You can ‘structurally adjust’ an economy in a matter of years, but it takes longer to destroy a culture. Heiner Thiessen reports from Senegal on the impact of imposing a Western cash economy on a traditional African barter society
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Why you can't develop a nation

Gard Binney

11th June, 2000

Gard Binney examines the need for an alternative to the dominant development paradigm of globalisation. more...

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