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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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UK-registered companies connected to controversial Canadian seal cull

Andrew Wasley

12th May 2009

The first blows may be struck on Canadian ice, but it's at the checkout that the coup de grace is delivered. Andrew Wasley explores the UK companies profiting from the trade in seal fur more...
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The Prince's Rainforest Project says Yes We Can

Damian Tow

7th May, 2009

So what connects Prince Charles and a large green frog? This modern spin on the fable of the frog and the Prince relates to the launch on 5th May of an online video and social networking campaign in support of the Prince’s Rainforest Project (PRP). more...
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Concerns rise about the effect of fish farming on smaller 'prey' species

Ewan Kingston

1st April 2009

A new report from Oceana warns that plundering the seas to fuel our fish farms is having serious and far-reaching effects... more...
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US academic calls for a revolution in copyright laws, arguing that they hinder intellectual progress

News

15th April, 2009

Speaking to an audience at the RSA in London, Professor James Boyle said:
‘We need to build a movement to preserve the public domain. I think we need an environmental movement for the public domain of the mind.’
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MP Alan Whitehead proposes a bill to see more recycled resources used in new products

News

15th April, 2009

Many dutiful recyclers feel rightly frustrated that so few of their carefully washed bottles and cans put out each week seem to make their way back into the same product. more...
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Food Standards Agency refuses to ban Bisphenol-A in food packaging and baby milk bottles

News

15th April, 2009

Food safety campaigners have reacted angrily to a refusal by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to ban controversial plastic additive Bisphenol A (BPA), which is present in some food packaging and containers. more...
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How to make your town plastic-free

Sylvia Rowley

15th April, 2009

Sylvia Rowley examines Rebecca Hosking's tips to rid your town of plastic bags more...
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Fishy business

Andrew Wasley and Jim Wickens

1st December 2008

The coastal towns and villages of Peru are being blighted by an industry that has sprung up to satisfy the West’s voracious appetite for fish – now marine life, human health and whole ecosystems are paying the price. The Ecologist Film Unit investigates
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Indonesian EcoLabel Greenwash, according to NGOs

News

3rd April, 2009

Two NGOs have accused the Indonesian Ecolabel Institute (LEI) of greenwash by handing ‘sustainable forest management certificates’ to companies converting natural forest or peatlands into timber plantations. more...
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The G20 marches - a pointless protest against everything, or the dawn of a new collective action?

Sylvia Rowley and Rachel Rickard Straus

2nd April, 2009

Protests. A political free-for-all or a new collective activism around social and environmental problems? Sylvia Rowley and Rachel Straus find out. more...
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Seychelles hotel cancelled

Xan Rice

1st April, 2009

A planned hotel in the Seychelles has been cancelled thanks to the protests of locals concerned about their food supply 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...

Dan Box Blog: Keeping an eye out

Dan Box

19th March, 2009

Where the wild things are... Planning his trip to the Carterets Islands, Dan Box wonders what he'll encounter while in transit on Papua New Guinea more...
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Climate Camp comes to The City

Peter McDonnell

16th March, 2009

'If you liked sub-prime, you'll love carbon trading!' Join the Camp for Climate Action on the 1st of April as they set up in the Square Mile to greet global leaders and remind them that climate change must remain on the agenda more...
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The Age of Stupid

Ecologist

5th March, 2009

You'd be stupid to miss this. And to ensure that you, and others, don't, why not help spread the word about this fantastic documentary by putting up some posters. more...

Dan Box Blog: climate change refugees

Dan Box

5th March, 2009

An inhospitable planet? As climate change forces increasingly large numbers of people to flee their homes, Ecologist blogger Dan Box considers what 'climate change refugees' actually means more...
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To farm or to fish - does aquaculture have the answer?

Matilda Lee

3rd March, 2009

Our oceans are suffering from chronic overfishing - but are fish farms any better for the environment? Matilda Lee weighs up the piscine pros and cons in the battle to save world stocks from collapse. more...
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Capital Growth: London’s floating gardens

Louise Downing

26th February, 2009

Capital Growth and British Waterways have teamed up in a bid to convert London’s canals into flourishing floating vegetable gardens. more...
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Q & A: Dr Jane Goodall, conservationist and primatologist

Laura Sevier

4th February, 2009

Dr Jane Goodall on chimpanzee emotion, life on the road and optimism
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New Mexico's traditional chilies are threatened by GMO seeds

Ecologist

22nd January, 2009

New Mexico’s chilli farmers are under threat. The film 'Red, green of GE?' hears from those concerned about the potentially devastating effects GMO crops would have on the New Mexico chilli. more...
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Californian Ocean Protection Council calls for a state-wide ban on Styrofoam packaging

Ecologist

16th January, 2009

Little angers environmentalists more than receiving food or products in Styrofoam packaging, and now the Californian Ocean Protection Council has called for a blanket ban on the use of the material in food containers across California. more...
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Accidental heroes?

Joss Garman

13th January, 2009

The Government's green light for Heathrow's third runway makes no economic - let alone environmental - sense, says Joss Garman more...
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Help fashion go organic

Ecologist magazine

1st January, 2009

The fashion industry listens to shoppers, even if governments don't. Use your power as a consumer to make safer, organic cotton more widely available:
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Ne Vive Pas L'Indifference

Joanna Blytman

20th December, 2008

Food scares like Sudan 1 are finally encouraging Britons to take a more Gallic interest in what they eat more...

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