Jim Wickens

Pungesti - the protests against Chevron and the fracking profiteers continue as homes are shaken by earthquakes and wells are poisoned. Photo: Radu Ciorniciuc.

Romania - a Peasants Revolt against fracking

Jim Wickens
Paraic O'Brien
| 18th February 2014
Earthquakes and poisoned wells are setting off a revolt against fracking in Romania, revealing deep fault lines between the rural heartlands and the urban political elite. Jim Wickens & Paraic O'Brien report on a country at war with itself.

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Village anti-fracking protest. Photo: Jim Wickens / EFU.

Transylvania revolts: Farmers against fracking

Jim Wickens
| 27th November 2013
The unspoilt pastoral landscape of Transylvania is the latest battlefield in the war against aggressive fossil energy extraction. Jim Wickens reports on the farming communities fighting back against multinational energy companies.

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Shades of gray: America's wolf dilemma

Jim Wickens
| 11th March 2013
Reviled by ranchers and fawned over by conservationists, the Gray wolf is highly controversial in the US. Jim Wickens travels to Montana and Wyoming to unravel the complex arguments surrounding plans to cull the animals

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The slavery behind our seafood

Jim Wickens
| 20th September 2012
Burmese migrants working onboard Thai fishing boats suffer brutal exploitation. And the boats involved supply so-called 'trash fish' for use in feed given to farmed prawns exported globally. The Ecologist Film Unit's Jim Wickens reports

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The shocking cost of US 'mega-dairies'

Jim Wickens
| 21st September 2010
With planning permission for Britain's biggest dairy at Nocton about to be re-submitted, The Ecologist travels to California to examine intensive milk production - and finds factory farms, conflict, intimidation, pesticides, pollution and small-scale farmers driven out of business...

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The shocking cost of US 'mega-dairies'

Jim Wickens
| 21st September 2010
With planning permission for Britain's biggest dairy at Nocton about to be re-submitted, The Ecologist travels to California to examine intensive milk production - and finds factory farms, conflict, intimidation, pesticides, pollution and small-scale farmers driven out of business...

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Undercover investigation:The shocking cost of US 'mega-dairies'

Jim Wickens
| 21st September 2010
With planning permission for Britain's biggest dairy at Nocton about to be re-submitted, The Ecologist travels to California to examine intensive milk production - and finds factory farms, conflict, intimidation, pesticides, pollution and small-scale farmers driven out of business...

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Sick as a pig

Jim Wickens
| 26th March 2009
Another strain of MRSA is emerging from the factory farms of Northern Europe, and it is linked to the insatiable demand for cheap meat on our plates. The Ecologist Film Unit investigates

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Fishy business

Andrew Wasley
Jim Wickens
| 1st December 2008
The coastal towns and villages of Peru are being blighted by an industry that has sprung up to satisfy the West’s voracious appetite for fish – now marine life, human health and whole ecosystems are paying the price. The Ecologist Film Unit investigates

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Hell for leather

Jim Wickens
| 1st June 2008
Must-have handbags? shoes to die for? From cheap trinkets to luxury car interiors, Jim Wickens discovers the startling facts behind what we buy into when we buy leather goods.

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Hell for leather

Jim Wickens
| 1st June 2008
Must-have handbags? shoes to die for? From cheap trinkets to luxury car interiors, Jim Wickens discovers the startling facts behind what we buy into when we buy leather goods.

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