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robin

PHOTO GALLERY: The British Wildlife Photography Awards

Ruth Styles

20th October, 2011

From robins to red deer; the British Wildlife Photography Awards showcases the best of Britain’s biodiversity
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Aral Sea

Kazakhstan fights to save its corner of a divided Aral Sea

Matilda Lee

9th September, 2011

On the Kazakh side of the Aral Sea, water levels are rising, and fishing communities are being rebuilt. The future of the South Aral Sea, bordering on Uzbekistan, is still in doubt. Matilda Lee reports from Aral City more...
squash

In season now: what to eat during September

Henry Gass

1st September, 2011

Artichokes, squash and Padrón peppers are all on the menu in September, says Henry Gass more...
eco friendly football

Sustainability and football: why the beautiful game is getting a green makeover

Ruth Styles

3rd August, 2011

In the second part of our sport and environment mini-series, Ruth Styles reports on the efforts some football clubs are making to turn the sport into an eco-friendly one, although there's still plenty to do more...
August produce

In season now: what to eat during August

Henry Gass

2nd August, 2011

Tart gooseberries, tender broad beans and the best beef of the year make August a key month for foodies, says Henry Gass more...
Dr. Wallace J. Nichols

Dr. Wallace J. Nichols: conservation travel can help save endangered wildlife

Deborah Bassett

29th June, 2011

Marine biologist, lecturer, ocean ambassador and founder of several conservation initiatives, Dr. Wallace J. Nichols speaks to Deborah Bassett about the benefits of wildlife tourism, saving baby turtle eggs and an 112 day trek along the US west coast more...
mackerel

In season now: what to eat during July

Henry Gass

27th June, 2011

Raspberries, mackerel and broad beans are all on the menu this month more...

Five of the best... environmentally friendly cookbooks

Valentina Jovanovski

13th June, 2011

Greener eating doesn’t have to mean compromising on taste or quality, as these five books, reviewed by Valentina Jovanovski, prove more...
Bubbling seagrass, Greeg Island, Australia

Seagrass meadows remain 'forgotten' in conservation debate

Ecologist

13th June, 2011

Every hour, an area of seagrass the size of two football pitches is lost. The rate of loss is equal to that occurring in tropical rainforests and on coral reefs yet it receives a fraction of the attention more...
Irrigation

What really caused the deadly E. coli outbreak?

Eve Mitchell

3rd June, 2011

We may never know, argues Eve Mitchell, because the nature of our complex and highly industrial food systems is making it far harder to determine what happened more...
roses

UK in bloom: five brilliant British gardens

Jeff Holman

27th May, 2011

Britain's garden designers just keep getting better as this year's Chelsea Flower Show proved. And as Jeff Holman discovered, there’s plenty more where that came from more...
Camille Seaman

Camille Seaman: photographing the disappearing Arctic

Haley Walker

24th May, 2011

The Native American photographer Camille Seaman documents climate change effects on the Arctic and Antarctic. Her iceberg images are aesthetically pleasing, but the key message is that they may not be here for much longer more...

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Wild UK: Britain’s big five

Sella Oneko

5th May, 2011

Africa might have elephants, rhinos and leopards but Britain’s got a big five of its own and they’re just as impressive. Sella Oneko shows you where to find them more...
Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd: how we sank the Japanese whaling fleet

Deborah Bassett

21st April, 2011

In an exclusive interview, founder of Sea Shepherd, Captain Paul Watson, talks to Deborah Bassett about the end of Japanese whaling, seal hunting, the politics of extinction, and the 11th hour crisis facing the world's oceans more...
Climate change is already causing environmental degradation (Copyright: Mohammad Rakibul Hasan)

Climate refugees: Environmental Justice Foundation teams up with London cinemas

The Ecologist

14th March,2011

EJF’s ‘No Place Like Home’ film is part of their campaign arguing the case of people affected by climate change, who without international help and new binding agreements on assistance, will have no where to go and no means to survive... more...
Sea wall

Climate change 'will wreak havoc on Britain's coastline by 2050'

Jamie Doward, Observer

7th March, 2011

Millions living near the coast are likely to be hit by rising sea levels, erosion and storm surges, warns a new study by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation more...

Asian factory farming boom spreading animal diseases like avian influenza

Tom Levitt

11th February, 2011

Increasing density of livestock production and poor biosecurity in Asia is encouraging epidemics, with a new disease emerging every four months, says new International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) report more...

PICK OF THE DAY: Eat the Seasons

The Ecologist

31st January, 2011

One of the most useful eating guides around, website Eat the Seasons includes everything you’ve ever wanted to know about eating seasonally and more
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Seasoning wood

How to ensure a warmer winter by seasoning your firewood

Jonathan Rouse

17th September, 2010

Drying wood properly can increase the energy it releases when burned. Read on for The Ecologist's guide to ensuring your Yuletide logs are as fuel-efficient as possible more...
Tinned tuna

Supermarkets misleading consumers over 'sustainably sourced' seafood

Tom Levitt

10th January, 2011

Claims such as 'responsibly farmed' are being used to boost supermarket sales but do not always mean an environmentally-friendly fish product more...

Kiribati and Tuvalu will drown without global climate action

Scott Leckie and Dan Lewis

11th November, 2010

The causes of climate change are far from their shores, but these tiny Pacific nations face growing social strife and eventual annihilation unless western governments wake up and take responsibility, argue Scott Leckie and Dan Lewis more...
Hunters clubbing seals to death in Namibia

EU seal fur ban 'sends message' to those profiting from trade

Tom Levitt

29th October, 2010

Campaigners and MEPs say legal challenges by hunters and seal traders will not succeed to overturning the new EU wide ban on the trade in seal products more...
A 'black smoker' vent,

How deep-sea mining could destroy the 'cradle of life on earth'

Tom Levitt

28th October, 2010

With Papua New Guinea giving the go-ahead to a Canadian mining company to dredge its coastal seabed for minerals, new species of life could be extinct before they have even been discovered. Tom Levitt reports more...
Seagrass

Seagrass may be 'uncharismatic' but it still needs protecting

Richard Unsworth

4th October, 2010

It may be not be as visible as tropical rainforests or wetlands but seagrass plays a vital role in the global ecosystem, says Richard Unsworth, filtering pollution and providing food to fish more...
Coastal erosion

Atlantic Rising: Living on the edge on Nantucket Island in the US

Lynn Morris

28th September, 2010

Homes are being moved and maps redrawn as coastal erosion eats away at an island off Massachusetts
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