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What the flux?

Joss Garmen

16th December, 2008

History will remember 2008 for its ‘crisis of capitalism’. The crash on Wall Street was the game-changer in the US election race, and it could soon be remembered as the gamechanger on climate change, too. more...

Ecologist Film Unit: Consumer guide

Anna Baubock

5th December, 2008

Seven easy tips to sustainable fish more...

Ecologist Film Unit: Feed for Greed

The Ecologist

4th December, 2008

Responses from some of the key players to the Ecologist's investigation into fish feed. more...

What does it take?

Phil Thornhill

4th December, 2008

The Campaign against Climate Change aims to bring people together both in the UK and around the world to produce the biggest, most visible and loudest possible demand for urgent, radical and resolute action on climate – both from our own government here in the UK and from the nations of the world acting together. more...

Kyoto2: how to manage the global greenhouse

Oliver Tickell

1st December, 2008

What can we expect of December’s meeting of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Poznan, Poland? The main question will be how to follow the Kyoto Protocol’s first ‘commitment period’, which ends in 2012. more...

Lost in translation

Ed Gillespie

1st December, 2008

The way we present the fight against climate change can be as important as the fight itself. It ain’t what you say, it’s the way that you say it, counsels Ed Gillespie more...

A bridge too far

Peter Bunyard and Kusum Vyas

1st November, 2008

Carving a shipping channel through the underwater shelf that links India to Sri Lanka will destroy cherished beliefs and a delicate ecosystem, say Peter Bunyard and Kusum Vyas more...

Eco-restaurant - The Water House

Andy Gold

1st November, 2008

Head chef of pioneering Shoreditch eco-restaurant The Water House, Marie Gonfond shares a few recipes... more...

Are our hands tied?

Clare Oxborrow; Becky Price; Peter Riley

1st November, 2008

Whether we like it or not, the Government says that we must accept the necessity of genetically modified crops to fuel, feed and heal the world. Leading academics, researchers and campaigners in the GM arena address the science and the spin of the GM 'solution', as well as looking at alternatives that are already contributing to a sustainable farming future. more...

Break Free

Clare Oxborrow, Becky Price, and Peter Riley

1st November, 2008

In the past decade, the sales pitch of the biotech companies has shifted with the climate of public opinion. Public scepticism has remained high, but politicians seem to have bought enthusiastically into the GM ‘solution’. In many ways this encapsulates where science has gone wrong – by inventing technologies without first deciding what problems need addressing. If GM crops are the answer, what exactly is the problem? more...

Growing concern

Pat Thomas

1st November, 2008

Genetically modified food. It’s a big issue. Increasingly, we are handed the notion that GM food is just like any other food, only better, because of its almost magical power to solve our most immediate crises of poverty, hunger, fossil-fuel depletion and climate change. more...

GM: Halt the growing threat

Pat Thomas

31st October, 2008

Growing anxiety, growing concern, growing doubts, growing uncertainty. If you are one of a growing number of people who want to be heard on the subject of GM, and to find out how you can become involved in keeping the future GM-free, here are some places to start. more...

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Q & A: Bruce Parry, explorer & TV presenter

Laura Sevier

1st October, 2008

Bruce Parry on tree-bark trips, deforestation and lessons learnt from tribal living more...

The language of the GM technology debate

Prof Guy Cook

1st October, 2008

The great GM debate is a complex one. Professor Guy Cook examines the ways in which the issue is often tackled - verbally that is. more...

Sustaining communities

Phil Moore

1st October, 2008

With the global credit crunch grabbing all the headlines, issues concerning economies on a lesser scale are easily sidelined. more...
Bolgs and Comments

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...

Wake up, freak out - then get a grip

Phil Moore

18th September, 2008

Watch this film and get your freak on. more...

Water, water everywhere?

Phil Moore

28th August, 2008

You’ve heard of carbon footprints, right? You may even have calculated your own? But what about your water footprint? Have you ever considered how much ‘hidden’ water it takes to make your cup of coffee in the morning or indeed the tomato in your sandwich? more...

Carry On Climate Camp

Ian Duff

14th August, 2008

Campaigns officer for WWF UK, Ian Duff, reflects on his participation in this year's Climate Camp and the relevance of civil disobedience in today's climate change campaign more...

Climate camp visions

Luisa Miller

14th August, 2008

Climate camp isn't just about direct action - it's an alternative space giving many the opportunity to do things differently, as Luisa Miller tells us more...

Saving our seas

Dr Haris Livas-Dawes

7th August, 2008

The Government says it realises our oceans are at risk from pollution and overfishing, says Dr Haris Livas-Dawes, so why won't it produce a marine bill with more teeth? more...
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BAA seek injunction against… almost everyone


2nd August, 2008

BAA are seeking “arguably one of the most wide-ranging injunctions ever” against the Camp for Climate Action, environmental campaigners told the Ecologist today. more...
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Activists get thrashed by locals

Phil Moore

1st August, 2008

When opponents of local youth football team Deansgate Ridge in Kent failed to turn up, Camp for Climate Action members stepped in – only to lose 7-1. more...

Between a rock and a hard place

Phil Moore

1st August, 2008

The battle between mining giant Vedanta and the threatened tribal Dongria Kondh of Orissa, eastern India continues. more...
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Grassroots Protect Rainforest Shoots

George Hackford

22nd July, 2008

The emergence of rainforest saving initiatives which are intent on action and are already proving successful is refreshing to see. more...


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