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Cover star, Jyoti Fernandes, tells of the small producers standing up for their rights, while elsewhere we explore climate-friendly eating and how to eat seasonal in spring.Read now
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The net zero counter narrative
Read our coverage of the new trend for net zero and see beyond the headlines.Read more
Grow Your Own
Our monthly gardening advice column offers timely advice for your organic patch, whether you're an expert grower or just starting out.Explore
Boom in organic unmatched by farming
Sales of organic boomed during 2020 as the pandemic boosted interest in food quality but growth will be met by imports as UK farmers hold back.Read more
The twin crises of climate change and biodiversity losses will be the defining stories of our future, but it is not too late to change direction.
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- Environment & ethics
The UK's dirty plastic secret
How the UK’s failure to stop plastic waste exports is leading to dangerous environmental impacts and illegal disposal in Malaysian communities.
By Megan Tatum - 12th May 2021
- Mental health
Charity launches biggest-ever UK beach clean
Charity Surfers Against Sewage hopes to galvanise 100,000 Brits to clean a million miles of rivers, beaches and green spaces to counter the rise in single-use plastic since the pandemic.
By Nina Pullman - 8th April 2021
Know before you throw: A guide to green packaging
Plastic pollution has led to a surge in green packaging alternatives - but some still degrade into micro plastics or require industrial conditions to breakdown. Explore our infographic to find out more.
By Wicked Leeks - 17th February 2021