Statistics can inform, surprise and amaze but in the Internet age, it’s easy to get lost in the abundance of often conflicting data out there. The Vegan Society’s DOMINIKA PIASECKA presents some findings that will make you think twice about your diet
Major landowners - responsible for 700km2 of potential Eurasian lynx habitat in the Kielder Forest region - have approved access for lynx during the planned Lynx UK Trust trial reintroduction of the apex predator. MARIANNE BROOKER reports
It’s never been easier to show support for a cause. To make online armchair campaigning even easier still, Ellie O’Donnell and ALEXANDRA HEAL and ELLIE O'DONNELL have compiled a list of 10 ongoing campaigns they think Ecologist readers would like to know about
Animal charities are calling on the government to take action on cruel puppy trade, live farm animal exports, foie gras and fur imports, farm subsidies and severe animal experiments to ensure UK can maintain its ambition of being as pioneer for animals as Britain exits EU. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports
Britain is known as a nation of animal lovers. It is the birthplace of Watership Down, Peter Rabbit - and Animal Farm. But the meat, cosmetics and other animal dependent industries are also a large part of the British economy. Until now, EU regulations have improved animal welfare. As the country prepares for Brexit, HELEN BROWNING asks whether animal sentience will remain recognised by UK law.
If the thought of dropping a live lobster into a pan of boiling water horrifies you, then you're in good company including that of a new campaigning group that wants lobsters to be given the same animal welfare rights as other creatures. LAURA BRIGGS reports