The Ecologist


Archive: Essays

18/05/2017» To discover the 'rights of a river', first think like a river

28/04/2017» Divine ecstasy of Nature: Selected Writings by John Muir

18/04/2017» Nature's rights: a new paradigm for environmental protection

02/05/2017» General Election 2017: a Green realignment of British politics?

25/04/2017» To conserve tropical forests and wildlife, protect the rights of people who rely on them

04/04/2017» Bovine TB summit: science-based policy, or policy-based science?

27/03/2017» Cellphones, wifi and cancer: Will Trump's budget cuts zap vital ‘electrosmog' research?

10/03/2017» EDF facing bankruptcy as decommissioning time for France's ageing nuclear fleet nears

02/03/2017» Atom bomb test veterans: Soviet justice in London's High Court

22/02/2017» How a toxic spill and a book launched Britain's environmental movement - the forgotten story

11/10/2016» Renewable energy and the circular economy - transforming the world, together

27/01/2017» It beats fracking - but can we believe Ecotricity's vision of 'green gas from grass'?

24/01/2017» Nothing 'parochial' about GMO food labeling!

16/01/2017» He dared to speak the truth: Alexey Yablokov, scientific hero of Chernobyl

07/11/2016» Privatizing nature, outsourcing governance: the economics of extinction

21/10/2016» Gaia lives! Overcoming our fear of a living planet

20/09/2016» Why the sustainable food movement is unstoppable: it's the philosophy!

01/09/2016» Good nutrition begins in healthy soils

01/09/2016» Corporate capture: Big Conservation must break out of its Stockholm syndrome

24/08/2016» Can markets in 'ecosystem services' secure the future of the English countryside?

24/08/2016» Brazil's Olympic triumph - don't mention the genocide!

17/08/2016» Are the UK 'biomass sustainability standards' legitimising forest destruction?

01/08/2016» Millions spent, no one served: who is to blame for the failure of GMO Golden Rice?

05/07/2016» Dry rivers are living rivers - with our care and protection

11/07/2016» Chilcot: UK insists it has 'no long-term legal responsibility to clean up DU from Iraq'

01/07/2016» Pro-GMO campaign exploits Nobel laureates in 'Golden Rice' Greenpeace attack

21/03/2016» 'Altogether valueless' - how the Grand Canyon transformed our sense of natural beauty

03/06/2016» Matt Ridley's pro-GMO blunders and ignorance

23/05/2016» Alas poor Brock! The insanity of the badger cull

25/04/2016» The way to Green Liberty: stop being afraid, work together to make things better

05/05/2016» Withdrawn: the EPA's memo on the increasing use of glyphosate on food crops

25/04/2016» Divine wilderness: John Muir's spiritual and political journey

22/04/2016» Swansea Lagoon is our promised green energy future - so why isn't it in the Energy Bill?

26/04/2016» Thirty years after Chernobyl, what chance of a post-nuclear Ukraine?

29/03/2016» Six steps back to the land: an agricultural revolution for people and countryside

12/04/2016» The myth of the 'brutal savage' and the mindset of conquest

04/04/2016» Thought for Earth Day: whether it's badgers or Trident missiles, shooting solves nothing

15/04/2016» Beyond the Empire of Chaos: building ecology into economy

21/03/2016» The Precautionary Principle: the basis of a post-GMO ethic

11/04/2016» 'New' nuclear reactors? Same old story

11/04/2016» Two minute hate? Trump, the enemy at the gates of US corporate power

01/04/2016» Water heaters as batteries: as sexy as a Tesla?

24/03/2016» Why 'Effective Altruism' is ineffective: the case of refugees

04/04/2016» India: obesity, malnutrition and the globalisation of bad food

09/03/2016» A century of theft from Indians by the National Park Service

23/03/2016» Brussels: the savage vision driving a terror-ridden world

14/03/2016» Feeding the bank balance: GMOs, development and the politics of happiness

07/03/2016» Beavers and the coming revolution in Scotland's countryside

07/03/2016» Racist housing? How postwar suburban development led to today's inner-city lead poisoning

04/03/2016» Resisting the corporate stranglehold on food and farming - is agroecology enough?

01/03/2016» The Shaman's cure: a Gaian awakening

29/02/2016» Harnessing the power of evolution in participatory seed breeding

25/01/2016» From banks to food banks: money, inequality and the price of food

12/02/2016» Lima's 'Wall of Shame': the gated communities that construct Peru's inequality

17/02/2016» Wind power with 'windgas' is cheaper and greener than Hinkley Point C nuclear plant

08/02/2016» After Malheur: Americans are losing control of our public lands

10/02/2016» Why the Paris Agreement will fail: the living Earth cannot be reduced to tonnes of carbon

08/02/2016» 'Recycling is for drunks, addicts and babushkas' - inside Russia's shadowy waste industry

05/02/2016» The deprivation of liberty of Mr. Assange is arbitrary and in contravention of his human rights

15/10/2015» Earthly Paradise or Prison Planet? The future is in our hands

12/01/2016» What Life is

30/12/2015» A Wild Liberty

29/10/2015» Bhaskar Save: the 'Green Revolution' ruined India; agroecology can restore her

23/11/2015» Nuclear radiation, Kierkegaard, and the philosophy of denial

08/12/2015» Extinction is forever

17/12/2015» Obama's Paris climate pledges are legally durable - up to a point

30/11/2015» UK Government attacks public right to environmental justice

12/11/2015» ‘Climate-Smart Agriculture' - preparing for a corporate soil and climate-grab in Paris?

20/11/2015» Who believes in the big bad coywolf?

06/11/2015» Health and biodiversity restored? How farming can rediscover its long-lost roots

24/10/2015» The Ecomodernist Manifesto is a program for genocide and ecocide

05/11/2015» A clean, green energy future beckons!

09/10/2015» Britain's dairy crisis - we must account for real costs, and for true value

15/10/2015» In defense of the Bark Beetle: a keystone species of Western forest ecosystems

20/10/2015» No to 'Climate Smart Agriculture', yes to agroecology

14/10/2015» Surprise - Cornell is taking the GMO safety debate to a new level!

13/10/2015» Rewilding is not just for nature - it's essential for our own survival

09/10/2015» KRISS the croissant and our fatally fractured food chain

05/10/2015» Financial instability and the tragedy of the climate horizon

29/09/2015» Predators keep the oceans' carbon pump ticking

24/09/2015» Palm oil versus orangutans? Don't forget the human dimension


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