We use cookies for site personalization and analytics. You can opt out of third party cookies. More info in our privacy policy.   Got it

Browse Society

Around 700 families were evicted from the  Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam, India  in November 2017, following an order of the  Guwahati High Court.  ZUMA PRESS /ALAMY

A target to turn 30 per cent of the world’s land into protected areas for nature by 2030 is set to be agreed by world...

A group of women are pictured tending to vegetables in Koyli Alpha, Senegal, in 2019. They were taking part in the Great Green Wall project which hopes to restore 100 million hectares of degraded land across the African continent by 2030. Simon Townsley/Panos

It brings power and wealth to whoever holds it, but land should be treated as a public good, argues Amy Hall...

Illustration shows a couple with a baby gazing on to a green pastured horizon with birds gathering in the air. Image created by Julie Flett for We Sang You  Home by Richard Van Camp, published by Orca  Book Publishers

Riley Yesno explores some of the ways the Indigenous-led movement is redistributing land and wealth in...

An illustration by Syrian artist Haya Halaw depicts a woman refugee holding a minature house on fire.

Who is better placed to cover forced migration than refugees themselves? Bairbre Flood reports on the...

Husna Ara plots the path to shame-free learning.

Dave Bangs speaks to a crowd of  ‘mass trespassers’. 

Hundreds of people take part in a ‘mass trespass’ to save an ancient woodland under threat from the development of a Center...

Satellite view of Lake Mead, US, taken on 19 July 2022 during a drought. It shows how little water there is and dry ground around it.

It’s naive to assume that rich countries will escape the impacts of a changing climate, argues Nanjala Nyabola...

A person draped in a blue, green, red and yellow Mapuche flag stands with their back to the camera, looking towards a gas plant in the distance

The Mapuche people in Argentina are saying no to an influx of transnationals trying to frack their lands. Grace...

Russia’s invasion has triggered cost rises and staple shortages. Ugochi Anyaka-Oluigbo examines the crisis...

A child wears a blue and white striped t-shirt and plays with lego blocks which are rested on the arm of a sofa

Danieli is trying to access life-saving surgery – but his family could be forced to leave before he is able to get it. An...

Various items dropping into an item of machinery to be mixed together. The items include cash notes, a Conservative Party rossette and a pram

Our deep desire for change is continually thwarted by the limiting political choices on offer. Political theorist and...

A woman in protective clothing kneels down and searches for explosive ordnance

In Iraq a growing number of women are now doing the dangerous work of removing landmines – previously a male preserve....

Protesters march with a banner that reads: 'Disarm, defund, abolish' in red capital letters

A world without incarceration and police may seem a long way off, but there are plenty of things we can change on the way....

Shut out – Too many children are young people are being discarded by England’s education system.IEVGEN CHABANOV/ALAMY

England’s schools funnel its most marginalized young people towards the criminal justice system, writes Zahra Bei...

UN flag

Conservative anti-rights groups, and the failure of rich nations to take responsibility for climate change, threatened to...

Jessie jokes with his dad. Jessie wrote to Briarpatch: ‘Growing up, my dad was in prison. When I got a life sentence, he changed his life and stayed out and has been my support. This picture is me mimicking my nieces, who pull on his beard – it’s something I never got to do as a kid...’ JESSIE MILO

Writing from a Californian prison, Jessie Milo sets out his vision for a more caring society.

Pages

Subscribe   Ethical Shop