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Eco Chic

Eco Chic: The Fashion Paradox

Ruth Styles

21st April, 2011

Sandy Black offers a fascinating account of the fashion industry’s attempts to balance the conflicting demands of style-hungry consumers and the impact it has on the planet, says Ruth Styles more...
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Saving the World’s Wildlife: WWF’s First Fifty Years

Ruth Styles

14th April, 2011

Written to coincide with the WWF’s half century, Saving the World’s Wildlife is a fascinating account of the 50-year history of the world’s most famous eco charity more...
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Eco eatery: Soseki

Jemima Roberts

12th April, 2011

A city fish bar that cares more than most about sustainability; Jemima Roberts puts Soseki to the test to find out whether its food is as good as its principles more...
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When The Killing’s Done

Jeff Holman

7th April, 2011

T.C. Boyle’s latest opus might be a bit of a bonkbuster but it makes a serious point about the threat posed by non-native species to the world’s ecosystems more...
The New North: The World in 2050

The New North: The World in 2050 by Laurence Smith

Jeff Holman

31st March, 2011

Global weather patterns have always been unpredictable but current changes are being amplified by the impact of people, consumption and pollution. In The New North, Laurence Smith looks at what the next four decades could bring – both for the weather and for us more...

The Wisdom of Sustainability: Buddhist Economics for the 21st Century

William McLennan

24th March, 2011

Combining a detailed dissection of our unsustainable economy with an introduction to Buddhism, Sulak Sivaraksa’s economic vision provides an alternative to globalisation more...

The No-Nonsense Guide To Climate Change

Jeff Holman

17th March, 2011

In his brisk guide to the complex issue of climate change, Danny Chivers is out to convince you that this problem is one for the here and now more...

The smell of success? Lynx vs. Lush

William McLennan

16th March, 2011

Two fragrances, both designed with getting the girls in mind. So could the green choice, Lush’s Dirty, beat the Lynx Effect? William McLennan put it to the test more...

Electric Bicycles: The Complete Guide - Buyer's Guide, Technology, History

Ali Thomas

10th March, 2011

As the world looks to sustainable transport methods as one way to meet carbon emission targets, Ali Thomas says that the electric bike could be the car alternative we’ve been searching for
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Fleeing Vesuvius: Overcoming the Risks of Economic and Environmental Collapse

Tom Antebi

3rd March, 2011

Although arguably reductive in its initial analysis, Fleeing Vesuvius is a refreshingly uncompromising critique on almost every aspect of current global trends more...

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration

Ruth Styles

24th February, 2011

Wonderful illustrations featuring the work of some of the world’s best and brightest eco-fashion talent show exactly why we need to start taking green fashion designers seriously, says Ruth Styles
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Climate, Culture, Change: Inuit and Western Dialogues with a Warming North

Ali Thomas

17th February, 2011

In his fascinating account of the dialogue on climate change between Western and Inuit voices, Timothy B. Leduc argues that it’s time to start paying attention to the ecological wisdom of native peoples because it might just hold the key to halting global warming
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Greenland, at the National Theatre

Matilda Lee

10th February, 2011

‘When you see smoke coming from under the door, but nobody does anything about it, you start to believe the majority. Even if the house is on fire, we do nothing.' 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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Review: The Green Room, Bournemouth

Ruth Styles

20th January, 2011

Combining style and sustainability, Bournemouth’s Green Room restaurant is a wild-food lovers’ dream more...

Food Justice

Ruth Styles

13th January, 2011

In Food Justice, Robert Gottilieb and Anupama Josh make a compelling case for a more integrated approach to changing the way we eat, says Ruth Styles more...
The Unwanted Sound of Everything We Want

The Unwanted Sound Of Everything We Want

Emily Shelton

1st October, 2010

A weighty but informative analysis by Garret Keizer looking into the conflict between our need for noise and our yearning for quiet... more...

Merchants of Doubt

Phil England

10th September 2010

In a hard-hitting new investigation, Naomi Oreskes & Erik M. Conway report on the scientists prepared to distort the truth on the key issues of our time - from tobacco to climate change to coal fired power stations more...
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Sew your own

Zofia Walczak

22nd June, 2010

Sewing is activism, says John Paul Flintoff, as he takes us through the politics and pleasures of this long lost skill more...

Twelve by twelve: a one-room cabin off the grid & beyond the American dream

George Wigmore

3rd June, 2010

William Powers' new book is an interesting but at times tedious account of off-grid living more...

Amelia's Anthology of Illustration

Theodora Tsentas

30th April, 2010

In Amelia Gregory's dazzlingly colourful book, illustrators artistically interpret a variety of emerging renewable technologies more...
Peak water: How we built civilisation on water and drained the world dry

Peak Water: civilisation and the world's water crisis

Emma Bocking

14th January, 2010

Alexander Bell's Peak Water offers a fascinating insight into our changing relationship with water more...
We are one: A Celebration of tribal peoples

We Are One: A Celebration of Tribal Peoples

Emma Bocking

7th January, 2010

Survival International has commissioned a weighty coffee-table book with beautiful photographs and something unique: the words of tribal peoples themselves more...
Keith Tyson, Nature Painting

Earth: art of a changing world

Chris Carroll

17th December, 2009

This eco-orientated exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts features art by the likes of Tracy Emin and Anthony Gormley more...
Kids' Taste Tent at the Organic Food Festival

The Organic Food Festival, Bristol

Emma Bocking

17th September, 2009

The largest festival of its kind in Europe was smaller this year but still a food lover's dream. Emma Bocking reports more...

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