The Ecologist

 

archive: 1/23 of 23

The Ecologist February 1972: The value of the ‘underrated’ earthworm

The Ecologist

February 15th, 2012

40 years ago, Cleeland Bean wrote about the value of the earthworm, their integral link in the balance of nature and the dangers faced by chemical farming more...
Ecologist Magazine December 1971

The Ecologist December 1971: Japan’s ‘economic miracle’

George Blacksell

1 December, 2011

Forty years ago this month The Ecologist reported on the environmental implications of the rise of the Japanese economy. In the wake of the recent earthquake and associated nuclear fears has it cleaned up its act?
more...
Ecologist Magazine November 1971

The Ecologist November 1971: rural to urban shift

The Ecologist

11th November, 2011

Forty years ago, the Ecologist wrote about problems associated with the flight of Spain's agricultural workers to city centres. more...
Front cover the Ecologist October 1970

The Ecologist October 1971: The extinction of whales?

The Ecologist

17th October, 2011

Forty years ago this month, Scott McVay predicted the impending extinction of many species of whales. Does the threat remain today, or has the battle been won? more...
Ecologist Magazine September 1971

The Ecologist September 1971: the onslaught of globalisation

The Ecologist

17th September 1971

40 years ago Mike Allaby wrote about Tibetan exiles living in Wales and how their success points to hope for maintaining cultural diversity... more...
Ecologist Magazine August 1971

The Ecologist August 1971: Our battle with waste

The Ecologist

1st August, 2011

Forty years ago this month, Robert Allen prescribed some methods for the individual to cut down on their waste. Have we heeded this advice and is it still relevant today? more...
Ecologist Magazine July 1971

The Ecologist July 1971: Britain’s water shortage

Henry Gass

1st July, 2011

Forty years ago this month F.N. Steele wrote about Britain’s water shortage and about the importance of addressing its causes immediately more...
Ecologist Magazine June 1971

The Ecologist June 1971: No oil at Amlwch

The Ecologist

9th, June 2011

Forty years ago this month, Richard Thompson Coon reported on a proposed oil pipeline that would run through a picturesque Welsh island. But have we learned our lesson and stopped destroying natural habitat for the sake of oil? more...
Ecologist Magazine May 1971

The Ecologist May 1971: Trace Elements in the Environment

The Ecologist

3rd May, 2011

Forty years ago this month, Professor Henry A. Schroeder wrote Trace Elements in the Environment, about the dangers of toxic metals in the air, food and water that humans expose themselves to
more...

Diana Beresford-Kroeger: the woman who speaks for the trees

Matilda Lee

8th April, 2011

An innovative new project aims to raise a global army to replant old growth trees to stop climate change more...
Ecologist Magazine March 1971

The Ecologist March 1971: can the sea survive?

The Ecologist

29th March,2011

Forty years ago this month J. David George looked at the increasing amount of ocean pollution. But have things improved? more...
Front Cover for the 1971 February Ecologist Edition

The Ecologist February 1971: The Pesticide Fallacy

The Ecologist

14th February, 2011

Forty years ago this February Roy Bridger wrote The Pesticide Fallacy - outlining early concerns over certain pest control methods. But have things improved? more...

archive: 1/23 of 23

The Ecologist January '71

The Ecologist January 1971: PCBs

Ecologist

Forty years ago this month – John Noble and Harry Rothman wrote in the Ecologist about the mystery of 8,000 bird deaths and the toxic effects of PCBs found in the environment more...
Ecologist 1970

The Ecologist December 1970: The con in conservation

Vi Nguyen

7th December, 2010

Forty years ago this month, Robert Allen wrote about the ‘European Con Year’ - the year environmental conservation practices were bleak

more...
Ecologist November 1970

The Ecologist November 1970: Fertility or Pollution

Anna Sheldrick

9th November, 2010

Forty years ago after Lawrence Hills wrote ‘Fertility or Pollution’ the use and disposal of sewage is still a problem but things are starting to look up more...

The Ecologist October 1970: Genetic backlash for biodiversity

Ecologist

4th October, 2010

Forty years ago this month the plant geneticists Sir Otto Frankel, W.K. Agble, J.R. Harlan and Erna Bennett warned the world about biodiversity loss. Today 22 per cent of the Earth's plants face extinction

more...
The Ecologist 1970

The Ecologist September 1970: Air pollution panic

Eric S. Albone

4th September, 2010

Forty years ago this month, when Eric S. Albone’s wrote his ‘The Ailing Air’ article, the UK was suffering badly from air pollution and still today Londoners are breathing some of the worst air in Europe more...
Front cover of July-August-September 1980 issue

The Ecologist July 1980: Our broken healthcare system

Edward Goldsmith

July-Aug-Sept 1980

In the tenth anniversary edition of the Ecologist, Edward Goldsmith took aim at a misguided approach to healthcare in industrialised countries, arguing instead for an ecological approach to both our physical and social ills

more...
Vol. 10 No. 5 - June 1980 Ecologist Magazine

The Ecologist June 1980: Tidal barrages: boon or blight?

Gordon Rattray Taylor

June 1980

Thirty years ago this month, Gordon Rattray Taylor wrote ‘Tidal barrages: boon or blight?’, looking at the feasibility of tidal power in the UK; something that is still being discussed today more...

The Ecologist March 1980: The enviromental cost of pesticides

Edward Goldsmith

March 1980

Thirty years ago this month, the Ecologist dedicated an edition to exposing the effects of pesticides on our health and the environment more...
January/ Febuary 1980 Cover

The Ecologist January 1980: A proposal to save the world’s tropical rain forests

Edward Goldsmith

January, 1980

Thirty years ago this month, Edward Goldsmith published a revised version of WEAP, the World Ecological Areas Programme in the Ecologist more...
Archive_261.jpg

Ecologist archive 1970- 1999

10th January 2014

Every page of every issue of the Ecologist from 1970 - 1999 available for everyone to read more...
October/November 1979 cover

The Ecologist November 1979: Nuclear power is still dependent on cheap fossil fuels

Peter Bunyard

November, 1979

Thirty years ago Peter Bunyard wrote 'A Question of Oil', looking at the the nuclear industry in 1979. His comments still hold true today... more...

ECOLOGIST COOKIES

Using this website means you agree to us using simple cookies.

More information here...

 

FOLLOW
THE ECOLOGIST