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Agriculture

Is Monsanto on the side of science?

Claire Robinson looks at what has happened to scientists who dare to say GM foods are not safe.

Development

The unwelcome return of development pornography

John Hilary on a degrading spectacle that keeps coming back.

Evicted by charity

The green imperialism of some conservation charities, by Sophie Pritchard.

Culture

Life in the circle

The CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year competition has opened its gates again. Take a look at last year’s entries here.

An honest conversation with Earth

At a time when systems and values crumble before us, using language to help craft a new story could be crucial, writes Lucy Purdy.

Environment

Life in the circle

The CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year competition has opened its gates again. Take a look at last year’s entries here.

Renewable energy - the facts

How much energy, how it’s used and what we really need.

Food

PHOTO ESSAY: Mali’s road to recovery

During war, markets help people survive. Irina Mosel captures life in the vibrant markets of Mali.

Fill bellies, not bins

Lydia James uncovers some novel ways to divert food from landfill.

Health

Making Waves: Catherine Hamlin

Sofi Lundin meets Catherine Hamlin, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and doctor extraordinaire.

Evergreening and how Big Pharma keeps drug prices high

Drug companies keep a tight leash on patenting, depriving tax-payers of millions each year. Deborah Gleeson and Hazel Moir explore the issue.

Politics

Should voting be compulsory?

Mathew Lawrence and Uri Gordon go head to head.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: let’s not work together

Obama has chosen the wrong issue on which to embrace collaboration, says Mark Engler.

Regions

Britain’s disbelieved dream of better futures

Unaccompanied children seeking asylum are often accused of lying by those who should be helping them, reports Heenali Patel.

Foreign mercenaries will worsen the Boko Haram insurgency

Andrew Noakes cautions against intervention in Nigeria.

Science

‘Thinking loudly’: blogging for Yemen

Human rights advocate Afrah Nasser talks to Lydia James about revolution, censorship and the importance of Vitamin D.

A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace

John Perry Barlow’s visionary 1996 statement.

Society

Should voting be compulsory?

Mathew Lawrence and Uri Gordon go head to head.

Britain’s disbelieved dream of better futures

Unaccompanied children seeking asylum are often accused of lying by those who should be helping them, reports Heenali Patel.

Spirituality

The rise of religious identities and the Charlie Hebdo attack​

Akil N. Awan looks at the religion behind the motivations for the shocking attack in Paris.

Iraq’s displaced forced to flee militant group for a second time

Matthew Vickery and Sheren Khalel report on a desperate situation for the country’s refugees.

War and Peace

Foreign mercenaries will worsen the Boko Haram insurgency

Andrew Noakes cautions against intervention in Nigeria.

Kurdish boys killed as tensions rise in Cizre

Sophie Cousins reports on the Turkish town that ‘could be the next Kobane’.

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