As the new 'outbreak' film Contagion, starring Kate Winslet and Gwyneth Paltrow is released, The Ecologist reports on the book linking the threat of global disease pandemics and industrial animal farming
As reform of the EU's agriculture policy gets underway, Miles King of the Grassland Trust tells Matilda Lee how intensive farming has all but destroyed England's 'rainforests' and why it's time we started asking for more from our farmers
On the Kazakh side of the Aral Sea, water levels are rising, and fishing communities are being rebuilt. The future of the South Aral Sea, bordering on Uzbekistan, is still in doubt. Matilda Lee reports from Aral City
In Kansas City, Missouri, people have lost jobs, schools have closed and hospitals have moved away. Now the government has subsidised a new federal nuclear weapons plant with $815 million in municipal bonds...
The Semipalatinsk region suffered under four decades of Soviet nuclear testing. Now, the country wants to become an international research hub for the effects of radiation on future generations. Matilda Lee reports from Kazakhstan
The Earth Liberation Front targeted dozens of businesses they accused of destroying the environment. As a new film charting its rise and fall premieres in the US, Matilda Lee speaks to director Marshall Curry about the fine line between activism and terrorism
Inspiring businesses to reuse food that would have otherwise be sent to landfill, the pioneering group FareShare collects and distributes it to homeless shelters: feeding the needy, saving CO2 and diverting waste from landfill
From education and training to hands-on application of energy efficiency and renewable technologies, this year's Ashden Award winners, announced this week, are weaning the UK off its addiction to fossil fuels