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A third runway at Heathrow would be an off-the-scale betrayal

Zac Goldsmith

11th September, 2012

David Cameron will pay a high price if he opts for the unfair and unpopular non-solution that Heathrow expansion represents more...
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The Ecologist January 1972: a blueprint for survival

Bethany Hubbard

27th January, 2012

Forty years ago the Ecologist published its landmark ‘A Blueprint for Survival’ issue outlining the need for a serious economic and environmental overhaul more...
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Obituary: Ecologist cartoonist Richard Willson

Peter Bunyard & Robert Prescott-Allen

30th November, 2011

Two founding members of the Ecologist pay tribute to a talented and thoughtful man whose wildly seditious cartoons in the magazine called into question accepted dogma on everything from economic growth to science more...
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Remembering Teddy: new website honours the founder of the Ecologist

Ben Hudson

21st October, 2011

Teddy Goldsmith’s death left a hole at the heart of the green movement. The website set up in his memory is a fitting tribute to his life's work and is a must-read for the eco-conscious, says Ben Hudson more...

Do the environmental benefits of gardens outweigh the need for affordable houses?

Simon Leadbeater

19th October,2010

The need for more affordable housing is often cited as a reason for building on often-environmentally important garden plots. But does such a policy result in more cheap homes? Apparently not, argues Simon Leadbeater more...
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Starting out: how Teddy Goldsmith launched the Ecologist 40 years ago

Peter Bunyard

26th July, 2010

Running a magazine on a shoestring budget; printing unpopular but groundbreaking analyses; fighting off lawsuits: the Ecologist has evolved over its 40 year history, but the passion present in 1970 is still here today... more...
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Teddy Goldsmith: a tribute

Peter Bunyard

1st September, 2009

A man of extraordinary humanity - as comfortable discussing farming with labourers as he was holding forth on the very nature of life itself. Peter Bunyard pays tribute to the rich life of Edward Goldsmith more...
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Ecologist founder Edward Goldsmith dies at age 80

Ecologist

26th August, 2009

Edward Goldsmith, the founder of the Ecologist and one of the world's foremost green thinkers, has died at the age of 80 more...
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Teddy Goldsmith: godfather of green

Paul Kingsnorth

Having launched the Ecologist 37 years ago, Teddy Goldsmith was instrumental in everything from the setting up of the world's first political green party to being the first to expose many of the problems associated with global development, such as giant dams and nuclear power. Following his death on 21st August 2009, we reprint this interview with Teddy from the Ecologist March 2007 edition more...
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Why The Ecologist has gone on-line

Zac Goldsmith

9th April, 2009

Ecologist readers will know by now that the magazine is to re-launch on-line. I want to explain why. more...
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Ecologist magazine to relaunch as online brand

The Ecologist

8th April, 2009

As the world’s most respected environmental affairs magazine, the Ecologist has always embraced change. That is why as of June we will be relaunching online. This change means we can reach a much wider audience, and provide them with better quality, more up to date news and analysis, as well as substantially reducing our own environmental footprint. more...
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The 11th Hour

Zac Goldsmith

19th June, 2007

Zac Goldsmith talks to Leonardo DiCaprio about his new environmental film The 11th Hour more...

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Zac, the Prince, and the eco-cars

Rosalie Portman

6th June, 2007

On Monday, Zac Goldsmith and Prince Charles test drove a series of environmentally friendly vehicles at an event arranged by Revolve, a charity which promotes sustainable transport. more...
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We Are All Addicts

Edward Goldsmith

1st September, 2006

A 1971 editorial from the ecologist founding editor Edward Goldsmith on how our society is becoming ever more addicted to gimmicks intended to ensure our survival in ever less favourable conditions more...
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The Sanctity Of Life

Edward Goldsmith

1st July, 2006

An editorial from November 1971, by the Ecologist founding editor, Edward Goldsmith, explains why the sanctity of life is a myth whilst profit reigns supreme more...
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New ecology party? That's the last thing we need

Paul Jennings

1st July, 2005

The short cut to transformation offered by politics is an illusion more...

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