India Bourke is an environment writer and editorial assistant at the New Statesman.
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The latest tiff between toffs gives plenty of food for thought.
The National’s new production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night offers a topical reminder of just how fast a joke can turn bad.
Because of restrictions designed to combat avian flu, some farms are losing their free-range status. Should consumers accept barn birds for now?
A new report looks at the economics of air pollution.
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.
High pollution levels are putting our health at risk, experts warn.
A montage of selfies taken at Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial layered above images of concentration camps risks shutting visitors out of respectful commemoration.
The story about reindeer that Planet Earth II never told you.
Environmentalists call Rex Tillerson "Lord Voldemort". Is Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state really as bad as Harry Potter's nemesis?
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