For a few brief weeks each summer, Britain’s largest insect is an impressive sight in parks and gardens across southern England.
Ripping up clumps of wild plants to eat is not getting in touch with nature – it’s vandalism.
It is Autumn-time south of the equator, and whilst the majority of Argentinians are readying themselves for another Boreal winter, the small town of Las Lajitas is ramping up for its busiest time of year.
The “Great Green Con” campaign by the Mail on Sunday took an unexpected turn at the weekend. It published an article by Prof Myles Allen, a “top British climate scientist”, who explained that climate change was definitely happening, and humans were causing it, but that most policy responses to it were misguided.
Allen’s is an interesting argument. [...]
Do you want a new airport?
I do not need it, Louise Ellman.
Would you like it here or there?
I would not like it here or there.
I would not like it anywhere.
I do not need a new airport.
I do not need it, Louise Ellman, chair of the Transport select committee, Boris Johnson, Howard Davies, Iain Martin and all the others.
I went away for only the long Easter weekend, but there is a lot to catch up on.
Mike McCarthy’s article in which he took his leave of 15 years as The Independent’s environment editor on Saturday was a lovely example of the apocalyptic eco-elegiac tradition.
If, over the past decade and a half, you have closely [...]
This week, you may or may not be aware, is Climate Week – an annual event which seeks to raise awareness of big environmental issues and to inspire a new wave of action from the British public to help create a sustainable future.
Harsh. Really I should like Avaaz, the online petition forum which uses international people-power to lobby for defenceless minorities on a global scale.
As the ash tree controversy continues, writer Paul Kingsnorth talks about the final death of the old gods of England
A growing number of people are helping preserve the Welsh countryside by becoming small woodland owners. Steve Watkins found a boyhood dream of owning a wood more challenging than expected along with some surprising discoveries about the Great Outdoors.
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