Europe’s olive trees face a pandemic of their own

Nutrient-depleting bacteria are decimating olive groves throughout the Mediterranean, with devastating consequences.

The Lush Spring Prize celebrates social and environmental regeneration

The £200,00 prize fund, jointly held by Lush Cosmetics and Ethical Consumer, redefines what environmental and social responsibility should look like.

41% of land in contiguous US is used to feed livestock

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Bill Mollison, co-originator of permaculture, dies

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Desperate farmers are selling pigs on Craigslist

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American meat will never be welcome in the UK

The environment minister stated that post-Brexit trade deals will not allow chlorine-washed chicken or hormone-treated beef.

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