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Resurgence Summer Camp

Resurgence in Action at Green and Away

A weekend of talks, music, crafts and walks hosted by Satish Kumar at Europe's foremost sustainable conference centre. Off-grid, sustainable living in action. more...

UK fracking industry's PR offensive 'becoming more canny'

Andrew Wasley

9th December 2013

Documents reveal Celtique Energie has been privately touting 'dedicated fracking' to investors for Sussex oil and gas drilling - while publicly describing fracking plans as 'hypothetical'. Andrew Wasley reports.
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One month on - the Editor blogs

Oliver Tickell

21st November 2013

The Ecologist website's new Editor has been in place for about a month. Here he takes a break from his ever-burgeoning email inbox to share a few thoughts more...
Oliver Tickell

New Editor for the Ecologist

22 October 2013

Oliver Tickell has been appointed as Editor of The Ecologist more...
Pig Business

How 'ag gag' laws target those exposing horrors of factory farming

Andrew Wasley

21st October 2013

Faced with threats, draconian gagging laws and even violence, journalists and activists investigating the secrets of the global food industry tread a dangerous path, says Andrew Wasley. Additional reporting by Sarah Stirk more...

Oil giant Halliburton lined up as potential UK fracking partner

Andrew Wasley

5th October 2013

Deepwater Horizon disaster firm hold talks with company planning to drill for oil and gas in South Downs National Park. Andrew Wasley reports
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The heavy price of Greek gold

Jim Wickens

25th July 2013

The birthplace of Aristotle is being laid waste by a vast mining project, opening a rift in a cash-strapped society more...
US horsemeat trade

America's secret and brutal horsemeat trade

18th March, 2013

Andrew Wasley

Few Americans are aware that their country's horses are being exported and slaughtered abroad - often in appalling conditions - to supply European taste for a meat that's shunned at home. Andrew Wasley reports more...
wolves

Shades of gray: America's wolf dilemma

11tth March, 2013

Jim Wickens

Reviled by ranchers and fawned over by conservationists, the Gray wolf is highly controversial in the US. Jim Wickens travels to Montana and Wyoming to unravel the complex arguments surrounding plans to cull the animals

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Shades of gray: celebrity killing, Yellowstone wolves in the firing line

7th March 2013

Jim Wickens

In the lead up to broadcast of the next Link TV/Ecologist film, Shades of Gray, Jim Wickens continues to look at the thorny issues surrounding wolf culling in the US more...

Fracking hell: the big story

March 6th, 2013

A unique collaboration between The Ecologist and Link TV lifts the lid on fracking and the shale gas boom sweeping into Europe and beyond... more...

Cayman Islands under fire over 'factory farming' of sea turtles

Ecologist

10th January, 2013

The tropical tourist destination is at the centre of a dispute over the farming of green sea turtles after animal welfare campaigners launched a campaign to shut the world's only facility rearing the animals for human consumption more...

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Cattle in a deforested area of the Amazon

Revealed: how our shoes are linked to deforestation and slavery in the Amazon

Ida Dalgaard Steffensen, DanWatch

26th October, 2012

Europe is the world's largest importer of leather shoes but much of the leather itself comes from cattle farms deep in the Brazilian Amazon, where farms use slave labourers and where slaughterhouses do not respect workers' safety. Ida Dalgaard Steffensen reports more...
Labour abuses in the shrimp industry

The slavery behind our seafood

Jim Wickens

20th September, 2012

Burmese migrants working onboard Thai fishing boats suffer brutal exploitation. And the boats involved supply so-called 'trash fish' for use in feed given to farmed prawns exported globally. The Ecologist Film Unit's Jim Wickens reports
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Blood fish: why prawns should be blacklisted from all our shopping baskets

Andrew Wasley, investigations editor

2nd October, 2012

A new investigation has revealed appalling labour conditions for Burmese migrants working onboard boats supplying 'trash fish' for use in feed given to farmed prawns. But this is just the latest scandal to engulf the global shrimp industry, says Andrew Wasley more...

Grinding Nemo: what's the real cost of your prawn curry?

The Ecologist

20th September, 2012

The tropical shrimp industry in Thailand exploits both people and the environment, a major new film by the Ecologist Film Unit, Link TV and Swedwatch reveals more...

How the smartphone boom could damage your health and the environment

Ecologist

3rd December, 2012

Behind the rise of smartphones and tablets, microwave pollution is a serious assault on our health reports Lynne Wycherley, whilst a new Ecologist Film Unit investigation uncovers the hidden cost of tin used in many phones more...
Damsel Fly

Nature Writing Contest 2013

Resurgence & Ecologist

8th October, 2012

The newly-merged Resurgence & Ecologist magazine is delighted to announce the launch of a new national Nature Writing competition, which we are running in partnership with three ‘sister’ charities that share a similar ethos and, in addition, have strong and established links with Devon - where we are also based more...

Letter from the Editor

Satish Kumar

21st August, 2012

An update from Resurgence & Ecologist editor-in-chief Satish Kumar more...

Resurgence & Ecologist

Satish Kumar

24th July 2012

Finally....we're up and running! more...
Worker's torture a recently captured baby elephant.

VIDEO: UK tourists fuelling brutal live elephant trade between Burma & Thailand

The Ecologist

23rd July, 2012

An illegal cross-border trade in endangered wild Asian elephants to serve Thailand's tourist industry is threatening the future of the species, an undercover investigation by the Ecologist Film Unit (EFU) has revealed more...

Frequently Asked Questions: Resurgence and the Ecologist

updated 5 December 2013

In June 2012 the Ecologist merged with Resurgence. Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions about the merger, and what it means for the Ecologist website and users.
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Satish Kumar

Resurgence and the Ecologist to merge

Two of the country’s leading environmental publications have today merged more...
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May 2012 Subscribers Newsletter

Ecologist

May 8th, 2012

Welcome to the May Subscribers Newsletter. This month we investigate the complexities of prosecuting corporations accused of plundering natural resources in war; report from Ethiopia on the future of the pastoralist tribes and ask whether we can better use technology to tackle the eco crisis. To access your newsletter log in and scroll down to the bottom of the page more...
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April 2012 Subscribers Newsletter

Ecologist

6th April, 2012

Welcome to April's newsletter, featuring all our investigations published during March. These include an exclusive look at the rise of so-called 'nutraceuticals', and a follow up to last year's disturbing probe into the human victims of antibiotic 'poisoning', otherwise known as adverse reactions. This month we reveal which prescription drugs are most likely to harm or kill you... according to official UK data. To access your PDF log in and scroll down to the bottom of the page more...

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