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25/03/2015» EU turns fire on invasive species already costing €12 billion a year

05/06/2014» Lost for words? If 'climate change' and 'global warming' are banned ...

22/10/2014» Seaweed problem could provide biofuel solution

10/03/2015» The end is nigh: last rites for Hinkley C

14/11/2014» In the American West, a burnt forest is a healthy forest

29/01/2015» Crude conspiracies? Research shows nations really do go to war over oil

26/02/2015» Beavers are saving California’s wild salmon

08/01/2015» GMO-free molecular genetics launch golden age of disease-resistant grapes

18/02/2015» Don't move a mussel - a tiny invader is threatening our water and wildlife

12/02/2015» Carbon stored deep in Antarctic waters ended the last ice age

19/01/2015» Goodbye oil! Soon all cars will be electric - because they are better

23/01/2015» Beginning to see the light ... shining the sun's rays into Cairo's dark streets

19/01/2015» Concentrating Solar Power will soon be beating fossil fuels

13/01/2015» Deep time: Aboriginal stories tell of when the Great Barrier Reef was dry land

22/12/2014» Dear Carl, it's time to rethink Homo 'sapiens'

23/01/2015» WEF: Big energy CEOs don't get the renewable revolution

20/01/2015» Fail - 2014 badger cull didn't kill enough badgers to be effective

09/01/2015» Information to the people! The coming air quality revolution

06/01/2015» Tolkien, the Machine, and the Way of the Hobbit

03/01/2015» Sudden global warming 55m years ago was much like today

16/12/2014» Organic farming can close the gap on conventional yields

17/12/2014» What's worse than geoengineering the climate?

19/12/2014» Europe's bears are back!

20/11/2014» Seven breakthrough solar technologies - but will they work?

12/12/2014» Here comes the sun: explosion in solar power beckons

09/12/2014» Murder most foul - who killed all the porpoises?

03/10/2014» It shouldn’t happen to a factory farm vet

25/11/2014» Antarctic sea ice expands to record extent - and it's deeper than we thought

13/11/2014» Hurricane Sandy: only communities can build climate resilience

20/11/2014» Mystery drones are buzzing around French nuclear plants - should we be worried?

18/11/2014» New technologies can help poor farmers - just not the ones you're thinking of

11/11/2014» Civil society speaks: only a just world can prevent catastrophic climate change

10/10/2014» Plenty more fish in the sea? Not if we follow healthy eating guidelines

18/09/2014» The circularity of Life

22/10/2014» 'Unconstructable' Hinkley C could end UK's nuclear dream

10/09/2014» Amaranth revival - Mexican farmers rediscover an ancient superfood

20/10/2014» London's 'Tarpaulin Revolution' lives another day

29/09/2014» Japanese knotweed - could a tiny insect tame the monster?

17/09/2014» Farmers lead composting revolution to heal African soils

22/09/2014» For healthy food we need living, organic soils

29/08/2014» Australia - exotic beetles fly in to clean up the cattle dung

22/09/2014» 'We won't be here forever' - Cambodian forest defender immortalised on film

17/09/2014» Farm waste and mushrooms challenge plastic, concrete, steel

23/09/2014» Putting people at the heart of climate-friendly buildings

23/09/2014» The UN saved the ozone layer - now it's the climate's turn

30/08/2014» Saving Brazil's Atlantic forest on a shoe string

08/09/2014» Abounding life! 4,000 microbes thrive in Antarctic lake beneath the ice

11/09/2014» How will the new EU team line up on GMOs, TTIP and energy?

29/08/2014» China and Mongolia clash over how to exploit the Gobi desert

04/09/2014» Only connect - a renewable energy future for small island states

02/09/2014» Steel and concrete, give over to the new kid - bamboo

01/09/2014» The battle for Mosul Dam: a new age of water wars beckons

11/08/2014» Over-burning could be damaging Australia's wildlife for 100 years

21/08/2014» Confronting the threat of invasive 'ecosystem engineers'

18/08/2014» More calories from fewer sources means less nutrition, more profit

14/08/2014» Ignoring Ukraine's neo-Nazi storm troopers

12/08/2014» Our uplands: a burning desire for action

09/08/2014» Hug a tree, save your life

07/08/2014» America's wild mustangs cannot be left to manage themselves

05/08/2014» Microplastic ocean pollution - will you join our research voyage?

30/07/2014» Lead pollution beat Amundsen and Scott to the South Pole - and it's still pouring down today

31/07/2014» Reaping the benefits of community energy

30/07/2014» Why freshwater dolphins are among the world’s most endangered mammals

21/07/2014» Closing the money loop to build resilient local economies

19/07/2014» To keep cyclists safe will need deep, radical change

15/07/2014» Great snakes! Football fans, explore at your peril

10/07/2014» Why do the local people protect the elephants?

09/07/2014» Whalers' log books confirm - Arctic sea ice is retreating

03/07/2014» Red wolf extinction fear as US budget cuts bite

04/07/2014» Soaking the customer - Thames Water's £4 billion sewage money grab

01/07/2014» Our garbage is polluting the remotest, deepest ocean

24/06/2014» Ecover is as green as ever!

17/06/2014» The amazing emotional intelligence of our primate cousins

20/06/2014» Brazilians have far more to protest about than the World Cup

08/04/2014» The Tambora eruption and human history

03/06/2014» PNG: 'Lost' bat species rediscovered after 120 years in the wilderness

03/06/2014» The farmer is the future

06/05/2014» Potato blight - there's no need for GMOs!

05/06/2014» A night in the life of a badger sett monitor - Chris Tasker's story

02/06/2014» Want to restore the world's forests? Begin with these 'surprising seven' countries

29/05/2014» The five biggest threats to human existence

27/05/2014» Carpet giant Interface goes for 'sustainability gold'

29/04/2014» In Ecuador's Amazon, a small tribe lives under a dark, oily shadow

19/05/2014» Zoos of the future break down the walls

01/05/2014» Meet the dipper - our canary in the coal mine for polluted rivers

08/05/2014» India rising to sustainable energy challenge

13/05/2014» Oil companies' $1.1 trillion gamble

12/05/2014» Melting glaciers have drowned lands before, and will again

01/05/2014» Cameron's wind policy - designed by Machiavelli?

02/05/2014» Biogas - the global green solution for health, energy, environment

30/04/2014» Apple bites back at climate skeptics

24/04/2014» We cannot save the Earth, unless there be peace

01/05/2014» Round-the-clock solar power comes of age

12/04/2014» Becoming co-creators in a world of natural beauty

25/04/2014» Chernobyl - the biting wind, the silent scream

22/04/2014» Dynamic atolls give hope that Pacific Islands can defy sea rise

17/04/2014» Pickles appoints himself Lord of the Wind Farms

15/04/2014» Green or white? Planted or painted roofs can cool buildings

12/04/2014» Wind power booms in oil-rich Texas

12/04/2014» Hollywood goes big on climate change

08/04/2014» Panda Sutra - the ups and downs of getting grumpy bears to have sex

08/04/2014» When life becomes a shadow - after nuclear catastrophe

06/04/2014» Africa without rhinos would be different, and poorer

03/04/2014» England's smog - Saharan sand is the least of our problems

02/04/2014» The IPCC and Osbornomics - a dangerous disconnect

27/03/2014» When rewilding isn't mad - guanacos can transform the espinal of Chile

07/03/2014» Saving Madagascar's lemurs

18/03/2014» The omni-benefits of regenerative pasture

03/03/2014» Gandhi's nightmare has come true

15/03/2014» Beijing's $5bn tree project - will it cut pollution?

06/03/2014» Bolivia and Britain - a tale of two floods

05/03/2014» First Americans lived on Beringia for thousands of years

28/02/2014» Woods and trees are functioning parts of a living landscape

28/02/2014» Are we recreating a 3 million year-old past?

28/02/2014» We must protect NHS democracy

20/02/2014» Human rights and the environment

21/02/2014» Genetic study shows we can breed TB-resistant cows

05/02/2014» Organic farming benefits biodiversity

14/02/2014» Xocolatl: sweet bitter Love (and Spicy!)

03/02/2014» Roadkill pheasant and dumplings

27/01/2014» Wild salmon starve at sea as North Atlantic warms

27/01/2014» The many faces of Real Farming

21/01/2014» Big old trees grow faster, absorb more carbon

10/01/2014» Learning the weird and wonderful ropes

17/01/2014» GMO-free bioscience to feed Africa's farming families

13/01/2014» Stuck in the Antarctic ice we set out to study

09/01/2014» Power for the people!

07/01/2014» Puerto Rico's years of unseasonal rain

01/01/2014» Africa's elephant massacre and the growing ivory frenzy

16/12/2013» Bolivia: harshening climate meets traditional knowledge

19/12/2013» Communites decide - fracking or renewables?

21/12/2013» Why Flight 103?

18/12/2013» England's new runways - where's the demand?

03/12/2013» Gaza - living under artificial drought

28/11/2013» How to change the world?

21/11/2013» Rhinos without borders: Release!

21/11/2013» One month on - the Editor blogs

18/11/2013» Food banks in southeast England: struggling to meet demand

11/11/2013» Slog, robes and fake fur.

13/11/2013» Rhinos without borders: across Africa

10/11/2013» Colombia: a community resists land-grabbing and conflict

06/11/2013» Guy Fawkes: the medium is the message!

01/11/2013» If next summer is rained off, blame the melting Arctic

30/10/2013» Rhinos without borders: preparation & capture

30/10/2013» Renewables imperilled: Big Six turn grilling into lobbying

26/10/2013» Ecocide in Ecuador

23/10/2013» Give community wind power the same EMR terms as Hinkley C!

24/10/2013» I risked arrest at Balcombe to send the coalition a message on climate change

08/10/2013» It’s not easy being green – unless that is, you live on a boat. Part IV.

27/09/2013» PHOTO GALLERY: Mapping the health of our endangered coral reefs

17/09/2013» It’s not easy being green – unless that is, you live on a boat. Part III.

12/09/2013» Are you eating ‘pesticide plants’?

29/08/2013» How do you feed a city of 117,000 people sustainably?

22/08/2013» This is bigger than Balcombe

09/08/2013» It’s not easy being green – unless that is, you live on a boat

18/07/2013» Soya: Argentinian Gold Rush

21/08/2013» It's not easy being green - unless that is, you live on a boat. Part II.

31/07/2013» How an electric bike improved my fitness

24/07/2013» Weaving Community Action

19/07/2013» Food matters: 'Politicians need to focus on our failing food system'

17/07/2013» Earth Restoration: trees in schools

17/07/2013» Enlivened Learning at Red Crow Community College

12/07/2013» Food matters: why feeding the world should be a 'public health project'

25/06/2013» The Ecology of Public Space: from Uhuru to Taksim

01/07/2013» Food matters: DIY supermarkets / restaurant workers / biodynamic wines

25/06/2013» Beyond (Eco) Campaigning at BIG Green Week

19/06/2013» Nature Engagement & Cycling

12/06/2013» The rise and rise of e-bikes

03/06/2013» Electric Bikes - A New Generation

28/05/2013» How to make solar power the new Coke

23/05/2013» UK species continue to decline - does it matter & what can we do?

17/05/2013» The Clothing Industry: Modern day attitudes akin to those of historical slavery

24/04/2013» Connecting the Dots: the Big Permaculture Picture

16/04/2013» Fencing plan in South America threatens wildlife

08/04/2013» Bees with Alzheimer’s – the price of pesticides

04/04/2013» Climate Change is doing our heads in

07/03/2013» Shades of gray: celebrity killing, Yellowstone wolves in the firing line

05/03/2013» Shades of gray: shedding new light on the Rocky Mountain wolf wars

04/04/2013» Horsegate - we're busy doing nothing

18/02/2013» Running into the Grassland Queen of Patagonia

08/02/2013» Brazil's hidden horrors

18/12/2012» Hope hangs in the balance in Sumatra.

05/12/2012» Conservation in the Mountains of Uganda

05/12/2012» Connected Gatherings

23/11/2012» Strawberries....from Greenland?

26/09/2012» Coping With Bereavement: One Year On

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