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Resting in peace with nature
On the rising trend of natural burials.
The case for natural burial
Natural burial reduces pollution and helps to conserve natural habitats.
Swine flu widower prepares to sue Smithfield
The husband of the first woman to die from swine flu in the US is preparing a case against pork producer Smithfield Foods, part-owner of the Mexican farm where the disease is believed to have originated
CASE STUDY: green funerals
Why mourn a death when you can celebrate a life? Laura Sevier meets a pioneer in his tranquil and tree-filled field, determined to take the fear and formality out of funerals
CASE STUDY: learning from ancient wisdom
What can indigenous wisdom teach us about how to better live within our environmental means? Maestro Tlakaelel has some tips
The Sanctity Of Life
An editorial from November 1971, by the Ecologist founding editor, Edward Goldsmith, explains why the sanctity of life is a myth whilst profit reigns supreme
Death & the Salesmen
Expensive, polluting, unnatural and booming.
Jeremy Smith investigates the ‘death-care industry’
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Resurgence & Ecologist
Clear on Climate