Leaving the EU could weaken protections, which is a shame because politicans have a lot to learn from hive behaviour
John Burnside on the countryside’s future
The arrival of a humpback whale at Slapton Sands has caused a local splash. But the history of the village has a warning for those who think of the sea as spectacle alone.
This morning, I woke to a sound I didn’t recognise at first.
Because of restrictions designed to combat avian flu, some farms are losing their free-range status. Should consumers accept barn birds for now?
We think the planet's fish are rightfully ours. But the brown pelican is known to snatch fish from other birds in mid-air.
Smog is hanging over many of the world’s cities, looking exactly how it makes asthmatics feel – as though it’s suffocating everyone.
Chlorine-washed chickens and Skittles in animal feed: the world's food system is broken. Leaving the EU is a chance to reconsider our farming regulations.
The cruellest winter is as much part of regeneration as any season of abundance.
Insects are an economical alternative protein source to meat – and tastier than charred pizza base.
Whether it's boring, homogenous, shiny fruit or dying bumblebees, do as Ronald Reagan said: “Just Say No.”
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