Forests play a vital role locally and globally, and a new festival taking place this summer in the UK will creatively explore this by bringing together forests, arts, ideas and music. The Ecologist will be there, and ELIZABETH WAINWRIGHT explains how you could win a family weekend ticket to be there too!
We need to break down the perceived barrier between farming and the environment to restore the health of our soil and water - and of the human and non-human life they sustain. ELIZABETH WAINWRIGHT, a contributing editor to The Ecologist, argues we also need to better understand the connections between them
What shapes our ideas of home and homelessness? Where do we find solace in the face of despair? ELIZABETH WAINWRIGHT speaks to Raynor Winn, author of the recently published and bestselling book The Salt Path about walking, belonging, and the rural hidden homeless.
The Word for Woman is Wilderness by Abi Andrews is a journey of individual and collective rewilding, says ELIZABETH WAINWRIGHT. It is a fictional, hopeful and challenging account of a young woman in uncharted territory.
Springwatch Unsprung presenter Lindsey Chapman talks poetry, Blue Planet II and why we need to amplify diverse voices in the fight against climate change in the first of our new Voices for Nature interview series from our nature editor ELIZABETH WAINWRIGHT
In search of stillness and silence, our Nature Editor, Elizabeth Wainwright, spent a night under the stars in the wilderness (Devon's Dartmoor) which left her feeling reflective about the price we are all paying - humans and Nature - for increasing noise pollution
As Theresa May and her Ministers struggle to make a pact with the DUP, Ecologist Nature Editor, ELIZABETH WAINWRIGHT says we could all do worse than model both leadership and politics on Nature and work together to improve partnership and community, as well as innovation
Reflecting on the take home messages from the weekend's UK Green Party conference ELIZABETH WAINWRIGHT says she was listening to a party seeking out new spaces for us to come together - to create a new vision and make it reality