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Annihilating the Amazon – is Brazil destroying the lungs of the world?

The Amazon is many things: 9 Nations20% of the world’s global oxygen400 Amazonian tribes Millions of species of insects, animals and birds many still yet to be discovered2,100,000 sq...
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What Is Palm Oil & Why Is It Destroying Rainforests?

Palm Oil is a wonder oil; it’s as if nature created the perfect product for capitalism. A product that grows incredibly quickly, can be used in everything from shower gel, to...
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Overpopulation: Human EXPLOSION or Temporary Trend?

The answer, as with all big problems, is…. It's complicated. Anyone who claims concern about human overpopulation is alarmist, leading to unwarranted panic, as Chelsea Follet does here for Forbes, doesn’t understand...

Will renewables help us combat climate change?

In the beginning…. ...the Universe exploded in a huge ball of energy that blew everything apart and over an unfathomable length of time gave rise to solar systems, and...

Rewilding England: how a corner of West Sussex became a refuge for wildlife

Deep in the heart of the English Countryside a strange experiment in rewilding has been taking place over the last two decades, an experiment that has never before been undertaken in the...
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Minimalism: how to save the planet by living with less

The philosopher Socrates, often credited as the founding father of Western philosophy, once said:  “The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing...

Forest schools: the phenomenal power of educating nature

Early humans were forest dwellers. The scientific consensus on this is universal and the fossil records back it up. Through a mix of environmental change, the increased prevalence of grasslands between forested...

The Internet’s a FILTHY carbon monster – here’s how we clean it up

In the late 1980s, in a remote corner of Switzerland,  a computer Scientist called Tim Berner’s Lee was grappling with the complexities of sharing detailed scientific research across different computers.
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Politicians vs Earth: do we need a revolution in democracy to save the world?

Way back in 2006, a young person's lifetime away, the former possible leader of the free world, U.S. Vice President Al Gore, brought his documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, to the world stage....