Food and Farming

sugar beet

What is land for?

Natalie Bennett
| 10th January 2019
We need to overhaul what we grow, and how and where we grow it, if we are to make the most of our land and fight climate change.

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Woman farmer

Planting interconnections between farming and environmentalism

Elizabeth Wainwright
| 14th June 2018
We need to break down the perceived barrier between farming and the environment to restore the health of our soil and water - and of the human and non-human life they sustain. ELIZABETH WAINWRIGHT, a contributing editor to The Ecologist, argues we also need to better understand the connections between them

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George Monbiot

Environmentalists challenged to go vegan this World Environment Day

George Monbiot
Kerry McCarthy
Dale Vince
Jonathan Bartley
| 5th June 2018
The impact of the meat industry on the environment is well documented. While global solutions to this problem are necessary, there is a very real, immediate and visceral change people can make right now - on World Environment Day - to turn the tide. Go vegan. GEORGE MONBIOT et al write an open letter to the movement to support the Vegan Society's Plate Up for the Planet challenge

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Tiny cow

The under-reported ecological disaster of meat

Julian Vigo
| 4th June 2018
Meat production is the elephant in the room when it comes to addressing the major threats to environmental sustainability. Going vegan seems like biting off more than you can chew for many campaigning charities. But DR JULIAN VIGO argues that now we must take the bull by the horns...

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