There is a painful truth about disease in the UK countryside. These diseases among farm animals cause death and financial loss on a huge scale. Chris Pitt, deputy director of policy, communications and campaigns at the League Against Cruel Sports, explains.
Enough of the quick fixes, the sticking plasters that scarcely cover the wound. What farmers need now is help to get off the treadmill, and that requires a wholesale rethink of our food and farming systems - argues HELEN BROWNING
Time is running out. More organisations are calling for a decrease in global meat and dairy production and consumption. DOMINIKA PIASECKA, from the Vegan Society, examines how a sustainable vegan diet can contribute to positive change
Bee-killing insecticides will face a near total ban in Europe following a vote by member states in favour of proposals by the European Commission. The UK government supported the ban, which it says it will maintain after Brexit. CATHERINE EARLY reports
European politicians are enthralled to the biofuels lobby - they are living a fantasy and it’s time to wake up to the reality of an industry driving deforestation, land grabbing and poverty, says MOLLY SCOTT CATO MEP
Hector Christie, owner of the Tapeley Park estate and farm in Devon and renowned environmental campaigner, is urging the public to join a day of action against the Roundup weedkiller. CATHERINE EARLY reports