The Ecologist


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a woman's head rests amongst green grass

10 groups campaigning for a healthier environment


19th June, 2009

How can we be healthy on a sick planet? Especially when many still believe that health is unaffected by what is in the environment. These organisations could save your life more...

CASE STUDY: green funerals

Laura Sevier

22nd May, 2008

Why mourn a death when you can celebrate a life? Laura Sevier meets a pioneer in his tranquil and tree-filled field, determined to take the fear and formality out of funerals more...

CASE STUDY: learning from ancient wisdom

Nicola Graydon

1st January, 2008

What can indigenous wisdom teach us about how to better live within our environmental means? Maestro Tlakaelel has some tips more...
Pigs on a farm

Swine flu widower prepares to sue Smithfield


19th June, 2009

The husband of the first woman to die from swine flu in the US is preparing a case against pork producer Smithfield Foods, part-owner of the Mexican farm where the disease is believed to have originated more...

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...

Death & the Salesmen

Jeremy Smith

1st December, 2003

Expensive, polluting, unnatural and booming.
Jeremy Smith investigates the ‘death-care industry’

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