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.
Rio Tinto's QMM ilmenite mine in Madagascar has breached a legal buffer zone, exposing local people to “unacceptably high” environmental risks, a new study by the Andrew Lees Trust has found. YVONNE ORENGO and STEVEN EMERMAN report
Those living in tiny homes are seeking a simpler, more sustainable way of living. However, tiny homes can be expensive and not ideal for everyone. Due to the limitations, time will tell whether or not tiny homes are a fad, writes EMILY FOLK
Fakenomics: This is the story of how the ideologically matched and politically inseparable John Blundell, of oil giant Koch Industries, and the climate denier Dr Fred Singer became close allies. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports
Sweden has enacted 'the most ambitious climate law in the world' and is praised for its environmental initiatives. David Crouch, a former FT journalist, has written a new book, Bumblebee Nation: The Hidden Story of the New Swedish Model. Here, he discusses whether Sweden's reputation is deserved
Trump and Brexit represent the final battle in a century long war for free market economics – and against the state provision of education, health and welfare services, and regulations designed to protect human health and the natural environment. BRENDAN MONTAGUE investigates
The gruesome images of a sea turtle killed by a plastic bag and plastic items found in the stomach of an albatross carcass are distressing. But what about the tiny microplastics that aren’t as readily visible? Professor JOHN MEEKER investigates
For too long vegans and farmers have been pitted against each other. LOUISE DAVIES from The Vegan Society calls for a move on from the angry rhetoric and acceptance of the benefits of a plant-based food system for the whole of society.
Governmental action on climate justice could take a number of forms: ethical investment, community-owned energy systems, cutting subsidies, and litigating against carbon-heavy corporations. MARIANNE BROOKER reports