Biodiversity

Saving life on earth

We are well into a mass extinction event, it is accelerating and unlike previous such events it is driven by human action upon the natural world.However, he is clear that the devastation caused by human beings can be reversed by human beings and he puts forward a few broad-brush solutions.

13th October 2020 // 0 Comments

Support China’s ban on its wildlife trade

Ecosocialists should oppose this trade whenever and wherever it is found. This is not just because it opens the door to dangerous pathogens but because it stands in direct contradiction to the new relationship between human beings and nature that is central to the future of this planet as a liveable space.

7th July 2020 // 0 Comments

International Earth Day and Covid-19

Our starting point, in the best traditions of Earth Day, has to be the defence of the planet itself as a viable living space. We as human beings cannot keep on trashing nature without serious consequences.

22nd April 2020 // 1 Comment

WWF report: wildlife in freefall

The 2018 edition of the highly respected World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Living Planet Report – and its associated Living Planet Index – have just been published, writes Alan [...]

19th November 2018 // 0 Comments