How to Make a Difference

The Ecologist guide to video activism

Eifion Rees
| 23rd November 2010
The video camera is the weapon of choice for activists and campaigners around the world, with campaign films an effective way to get a message across and fight back against mainstream media bias. Here's our guide to taking your stand...

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CAMPAIGN HERO: Simon Birkett of the Campaign for Clean Air in London

Matilda Lee
| 15th November 2010
Simon Birkett founded the cross-party Campaign for Clean Air in London (CCAL) in 2006 which aims to achieve World Health Organisation standards of air quality. He believes that if we comply with relevant laws Britain can show the world in 2012 how to successfully tackle air quality, climate change and sustainability issues...

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Ecotherapy: Go wild, stay well

Laura Sevier
| 21st September 2010
An average one in four people in the UK will suffer a mental health problem at some point. New research, and a pioneering therapy project, are proving that nature and the wild outdoors have the power to heal and should be included within a mix of treatments

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