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Coral reef

Top FTSE companies face investor backlash on biodiversity

Tom Levitt

20th December, 2010

Drug companies and the construction sector, both heavily reliant on natural resources, among the worst when it comes to acting to reduce their negative impact on biodiversity, says report more...

The Ecologist guide to video activism

Eifion Rees

23rd November, 2010

The video camera is the weapon of choice for activists and campaigners around the world, with campaign films an effective way to get a message across and fight back against mainstream media bias. Here's our guide to taking your stand... more...

Ecologist guide to ethical investments

Eifion Rees and Matilda Lee

5th November, 2010

All you need to know to start putting your money where your mouth is more...
Protest

Climate protesters block the Coryton oil refinery in Essex

Felix Gonzales

19th October, 2010

A film runs through the highlights of last weekend's protest at the Coryton oil refinery in Essex, UK more...

Ecologist guide to ethical investments

Eifion Rees and Matilda Lee

5th November, 2010

All you need to know to start putting your money where your mouth is more...
Legal challenge

Activists win historic ruling on 'people's law on the environment'

Tom Levitt

26th August, 2010

Crippling costs of legal action prevents people mounting challenges over environmental damage, finds UN Committee more...
Climate activists outside court

Climate activism: is the trial more important than the protest?

Andrew Hickman

25th August, 2010

As nine climate change activists are fined by a Scottish judge for breaking into Aberdeen airport, we look at how courtroom manoeuvres form a crucial part of the package more...

Just do it movie: direct action in the UK

Ecologist

6th July, 2010

A documentary that follows UK climate activists as they take on the combined forces of global capitalism, run-away climate change and the metropolitan police. Set for release in early 2011 more...
Protestors carry cans of 'oil' marked with BP logo

Spilling oil over the Tate: the activists' story

Felix Gonzales

30th June, 2010

'Is it art?', a bystander asked of the demonstration against a ceremony at the Tate celebrating BP's support for British art. A good question - if it ain't, it's certainly effective more...
Deborah Doane

Deborah Doane: a Conservative government could inspire activism

Tom Levitt

20th April, 2010

The pioneering World Development Movement (WDM), celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Its director Deborah Doane, says it now is considering more direct forms of protest more...
An orangutan

Blackwashing: do NGO tactics risk long term public trust?

Tom Levitt

1st January, 2010

Instead of making exaggerated claims about species becoming extinct, NGOs could make progress on issues like deforestation by collaborating more closely with companies, reports Tom Levitt more...
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CASE STUDY: changing our perspectives through art

Jon Hughes

1st January, 2008

Sometimes, choosing not to think like a scientist can be a good thing. Jon Hughes sits down with the Harrisons, environmental activists and conceptual artists more...

Activism : 50/73 of 73
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Rush!

Rush! The Making of a Climate Activist

Henry Unwin

6th October, 2009

Tamsin Omond's personal account of her journey from carefree student to 'climate suffragette' explores the world of climate activism in a manner that can only inspire more...
I Am So Sorry. Goodbye

Radical Nature art exhibition

Will Bugler

19th June, 2009

A new exhibition at the Barbican explores the symbiotic relationship between art, architecture and environmentalism.

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A Time Comes - A film by Nick Broomfield

Ecologist

4th June, 2009

In 2007 six Greenpeace activists attempted to shut Kingsnorth coal-fired power station in Kent but were served a High Court injunction by a police helicopter. more...
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Youth driving the environmental movement

Joss Garman

25th March, 2009

'We're here because our parents' generation has failed us and it's up to young people to stop climate change by whatever peaceful means we have left.' more...
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Time's Up! by Keith Farnish

Polly Cook

12th March, 2009

Conveniently crafted into four manageable sections, this book attempts to cover everything and anything that climate change has, and will, destroy - and presents some radical solutions more...
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Global village idiots

Michael Bugeja

1st November, 2008

Information about information, ideas without place, facts without action… It’s time we got off the net, into the world and with the programme, says Michael Bugeja 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...
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The problem of greenwash - green-fiddling while Rome burns…

Pat Thomas

1st June, 2008

It’s fair to say that we have our share of robust discussions in this office. Opinions get aired, fingers get pointed, occasionally voices get raised. It’s all in a good cause. Setting the world to rights isn’t always a civilised tea party. more...
Bolgs and Comments

CND "No Trident Replacement" Rally, March 14th 2007

David Hawkins

16th March, 2007

Throughout the evening, the CND advocated a course of ‘peace and sanity’. The message is unequivocal: weapons of mass destruction are the tools of war, not keepers of the peace. more...
Investigations

Road rage

Paul Kingsnorth

1st March, 2007

Unnoticed by most of the media, New Labour has embarked on a roadbuilding scheme just as large as the one the Tories bragged was ‘the biggest since the Romans’. All over the UK, however, ordinary people have noticed, and everyone – from doctors and teachers, to old-style road protestors – are once again saying: enough is enough. Paul Kingsnorth reports more...
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Like Flowers Breaking through the Cement

Holly Wren

1st April, 2003

Many people dismiss environmentalism as a middle-class luxury that few can afford. But in Mexico City a group of impoverished street punks are pioneering radical social alternatives because their survival depends on it. Holly Wren reports. more...

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