An organised cull of grey squirrels could also be a culinary opportunity.
Adam Foulds on a vanished world of natural wonders and cyclical labour.
The author Katherine Swift gives us her reflection on spring, a time of the returning sun and fresh life in the garden.
With Silent Spring, Rachel Carson helped to launch the modern ecology movement – but it is her sea trilogy that captures her spirit.
In our nature column, Ian McMillan visits Cat Hill, Jump and other eccentrically named locations.
In <em>White Beech: the Rainforest Years</em>, Germaine Greer is on a mission to save the ecology of southern Australia.
People like Chris Huhne are willing to talk the talk while in office, but they will usually capitulate to business interests.
There are two competing theories.
My village, just outside Barnsley on the A635, used to supply the workers for lots of coal mines: Darfield Main, Grimethorpe, Houghton Main, Dearne Valley Drift, Goldthorpe, Barnburgh, Cortonwood; names of closed pits ringing like bells.