North Yorkshire County Council gave planning permission for frackers Halliburton - while having shares in ... Halliburton. The council argues the decisions were made by different committees, avoiding a conflict of interest. JAN GOODEY investigates
There's a shift occurring in the stewardship of the UK's National Parks - a move towards legislating for greater freedom to plunder the Parks' natural resources for financial gain with conservation of natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage taking a back seat. JAN GOODEY reports on the looming threat to the National Parks in Wales
With the UK capital struggling to get commuters to work on time following strike action by tube and train drivers this week, JAN GOODEY reports on a project that will bring the first solar-powered electric buses to the public in the Spring
A Sussex-based forest gardening project has overcome adversity to celebrate its 20th anniversary, writes Jan Goodey. And now it features one of the most eco of eco-builds in Britain, using all local timber, clay, straw ... and wine bottles.
Two Councils at the front line of fracking protests - Greater Manchester and West Sussex - have pension funds investing in the major fracking operators - while decisions on planning applications to frack are pending.
The Ecologist Guide to Food is no soft-centered feel-good flim-flam, warns Jan Goodey, as it tackles tough topics like the slave labour behind your prawns and tomatoes: essential reading for concerned gourmets everywhere.
As fracking hits the headlines UK protests against the practice of blasting natural gas from shale rock are on the increase. Jan Goodey reports on the latest flashpoint in the urgent - and escalating - anti fracking battle
With a government seemingly intent on pushing through the latest road-building programme via its localism agenda campaigners are readying themselves for combined resistance using legal experts, alliance groupings and direct action
A decade of protest has seen a war of words between police and campaigners, with allegations of undercover spies and a ground-breaking legal victory for activists after a Brighton arms factory was damaged
Established in 1994 in response to Michael Howards' draconian Criminal Justice Act targeting activists, the Brighton-based SchNEWS has become integral to the UK - and global - protest movement, say Richard Purssell & Jan Goodey
Come Friday morning and a group of kids and their parents converge to begin Brighton's Bike train cycle to school. Could this be the beginning of the great two-wheeled school run revolution? Jan Goodey reports
Opponents say the controversial bypass will damage ancient woodlands, disturb wetland birds and impact on protected areas - and it's just one of 22 similar schemes currently awaiting approval. Jan Goodey investigates