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Zen and the Art of Raising Chickens

Zen and the Art of Raising Chickens: The Way of Hen

Lindsey Warren

9th June, 2011

Don’t let the new-age title put you off, says Lindsey Warren. Clea Danaan’s Zen and the Art of Raising Chickens is a witty, original take on the art of hen husbandry more...
the death and life of monterey bay

The Death and Life of Monterey Bay: A Story of Revival

Mark Newton

2nd June, 2011

From natural paradise to environmental catastrophe and back again, the story of Monterey Bay is a compelling one. Lucky then, says Mark Newton, that marine biologists Stephen R. Palumbi and Carolyn Sotka do it justice more...
Dominion

Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals and the Call to Mercy

Mark Newton

26th May, 2011

Matthew Scully’s thoughtful look at the issues surrounding animal welfare is a triumph of lucid prose and cleverly marshalled argument, says Mark Newton more...
Grow Your Food for Free

Grow Your Food for Free

Andy McKee

19th May, 2011

Packed with useful nuggets of advice; Dave Hamilton’s tome, says Andy McKee, has everything you need to kick start a more self-sufficient way of life more...
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Climate Change Denial

Jeremy Williams

12th May, 2011

Haydn Washington and John Cook’s work has wise words for climate change activists and deniers alike, says Jeremy Williams more...
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Review: Bulldog skincare

Edward Taylor

11th May, 2011

Bulldog says its products are natural, hassle-free and great for keeping male skin in tip-top condition. Edward Taylor put their claims to the test more...
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Review: Love+Art

Ruth Styles

4th May, 2011

Organic, Fairtrade and ultra-effective, there’s plenty to love about Love+Art, says Ruth Styles more...
Seedbombs: Going Wild with Flowers

Seedbombs: Going Wild with Flowers

Ruth Styles

28th April, 2011

Josie Jeffery’s opus is a call to arms for gardeners and the community spirited alike, says Ruth Styles

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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...

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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...

Harmony: A new way of looking at our world

Jemima Roberts

21st October, 2010

Prince Charles's new book reacquaints us with a sense of our collective spirit, a place that has become increasingly remote from our digitally 'enhanced' worldview, says Jemima Roberts more...

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