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Arizona

Conserving the Wild West: Arizona’s green dream

Ruth Styles

29th May, 2012

The cowboys and Indians are still there but there’s more to America’s 48th state than reliving the glory days of the Wild West. Home to seven different ecosystems, it is leading the way in conservation and green tourism. Ruth Styles went to find out more more...
Organic label

Alan Schofield: 'You don't have be certified to be organic'

Jemima Roberts

7th June, 2011

Alan Schofield has run a vegetable box scheme for almost 30 years and is a veteran of the Soil Association. He talks to the Ecologist about why he set up the Organic Growers Alliance - and how it now complements the work of the larger certification body more...
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Q&A: sustainable agriculture expert, Christian Mensah

Ruth Styles

20th April, 2011

Making Ghana’s cocoa sector more sustainable isn’t the easiest of tasks but for the Louis Bolk Institute’s Christian Mensah that’s all part of the job. Ruth Styles caught up with him to find out how he’s doing it more...
Yes Men

They took on Dow and Halliburton... but who are the Yes Men?

Sarah Bentley

1st March, 2011

Their parodies of Dow Chemicals, Halliburton and the US Chamber of Commerce have propelled activist duo Andy Michlbaum and Mike Bonanno into the spotlight. They've gotten under the skin of corporate America - but what's next, asks Sarah Bentley? more...

The Secret Life of Stuff

Ruth Styles

20th January, 2011

Clear and well written, Julie Hill's opus sheds light on the issues of waste and consumption but provides solutions that are too simplistic to be of real use, argues Ruth Styles
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Glass of water

Ecologist guide to detox

Laura Sevier

7th January, 2010

It's easy to dismiss 'detox' as a fad, as some product claims are exaggerated. But detoxing, as a practice, has been around for centuries. more...

Journey to Arne Naess's Cabin

Paul Miles

24th December, 2009

Arne Naess, the father of the deep ecology movement, spent much time in his cabin on top of a mountain. Paying homage, Paul Miles recreates the trip more...
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10 campaign groups calling for cleaner water

Ecologist

19th June, 2009

Water - we pollute it, waste it, privatise it and dam it. Around the world millions of people lack access to it. But there are organisations out there trying to protect the planet's water for the benefit of all more...
Alli - your new best friend?

Behind the Label: Alli (Orlistat)

Pat Thomas

26th August, 2009

It's the popular, over-the-counter diet drug that's now been linked to liver damage. But popping a 'weight loss' pill is not going to solve the obesity crisis - especially with health concerns like these - says Pat Thomas
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Green seniors bid for greater environmental role

Ecologist

19th June, 2009

'Green seniors' are asking to be trained as volunteer environmental advisers for their local areas, and call for 'age-proof' green strategies in a new manifesto more...
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Cautious welcome to UK Government's Heat and Energy Saving legislation

News

24th March, 2009

Campaigners give cautious welcome to Government’s decarbonisation programme more...
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David Cameron speaks at the Green Alliance Annual Debate, 5th December 2006

Mark Anslow

5th December, 2006

Is he really green? This is the speech given by David Cameron to a packed audience of environmentalists at the Green Alliance Annual Debate... more...

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