Activism

In grey city spaces, a greener future is growing Members only

Urban agriculture is springing up in London's wastelands. But will the city ever be able to feed itself?

Gaia Lamperti Sophie Yeo
Gaia Lamperti / Sophie Yeo
Feature

The wood and the road: my battle to save an irreplaceable ecosystem Members only

The Norwich Western Link will destroy the ancient habitats of the Wensum Valley – and make a mockery of the government's policy on biodiversity.

Iain Robinson
Iain Robinson
Essay

Wild swimming is losing its wildness Members only

Restrictions on swimming at Grantchester Meadows represent a growing trend for bureaucracy. Disadvantaged communities will be first to suffer.

Leeza Isaeva
Leeza Isaeva
Feature

'Our hikes were a political statement': The Sheffield walkers reclaiming 2,000 years of rural history Members only

When Maxwell Ayamba set up a hiking group for middle-aged Black men in 2004, he didn't realise it would be such a revolutionary act.

Maxwell Ayamba
Maxwell Ayamba
Essay

Less than 15% of councils have declared an Ecological Emergency. Why the delay? Members only

In comparison, 83% of county and unitary authorities have declared a Climate Emergency.

Coreen Grant
Coreen Grant
Feature

Ecological Emergency declarations: additional resources Members only

We've pulled together all the key documents, actions, quotes and media reports for councils that have declared an Ecological Emergency.

Inkcap Journal
Inkcap Journal
Resources

How is your local council managing its roadside verges? Members only

Exclusive: With the right interventions, road verges can become a haven for wildflowers. We asked every council in England for its management regime.

Sophie Yeo
Sophie Yeo
Feature

Inside the new campaign to rewild the Royal Family, Church and Oxbridge Members only

Exclusive: A new group, WildCard, wants to rewild 50% of the UK.

Sophie Yeo
Sophie Yeo
Feature