A web of environmental, economic and social forces have shaped UK landscapes for years. Environmental awareness has slowed encroachment on natural areas, but serious threats persist. Is it time for a fresh approach?
While the proposed sell off of UK forests attracted a chorus of criticism, the destruction of peat bogs continues almost unnoticed. Sam Campbell reports from current flashpoint Chat Moss, near Manchester
Sugar may seem innocuous enough, but sweet-toothed Western consumers could be fuelling conflict between poor farming communities and big business with every spoonful. Sam Campbell reports from Phnom Penh