Environment

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power stays true to Tolkien’s environmental message says Elrond actor Rob Aramayo
TV

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power stays true to Tolkien’s environmental message says Elrond actor Rob Aramayo

“If a character tries to supersede the natural process, Tolkien usually punishes them” the actor who plays esteemed elf Elrond explains

‘I’m concerned for the future’: Beach cleaners on their battle to sort out Britain’s coastline
Environment

‘I’m concerned for the future’: Beach cleaners on their battle to sort out Britain’s coastline

The Big Issue speaks to Britain’s dedicated beach cleaners about clearing coastlines, sewage, plastic pollution and saving the environment.

Here’s why sewage is being dumped into seas and rivers – and what you can do about it
Sewage pollution

Here’s why sewage is being dumped into seas and rivers – and what you can do about it

Water companies are dumping sewage into UK seas and rivers at an astonishing rate. Here’s why it’s happening – and how we can fix it.

Revealed: The areas set to be hit hardest by soaring energy bills
Energy bills

Revealed: The areas set to be hit hardest by soaring energy bills

How to find out if your home is likely to flood – and what help you can get
Flooding

How to find out if your home is likely to flood – and what help you can get

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We can make our streets greener, happier and safer. This is how
Jon Burke

We can make our streets greener, happier and safer. This is how

How to care for your garden during a heatwave and a hosepipe ban
UK Heatwave

How to care for your garden during a heatwave and a hosepipe ban

Here’s what anyone can do to reduce their carbon footprint
Climate change

Here’s what anyone can do to reduce their carbon footprint

What is fast fashion, which brands use it – and how can I buy sustainable clothing?
Fast fashion

What is fast fashion, which brands use it – and how can I buy sustainable clothing?

These artists are turning their street into a solar power station
Climate activism

These artists are turning their street into a solar power station

The Recycling Concerto creating a smash out of trash
Music

The Recycling Concerto creating a smash out of trash

Patrick Vallance set to brief MPs on dangers of climate crisis after man’s 37-day hunger strike
Climate Crisis

Patrick Vallance set to brief MPs on dangers of climate crisis after man’s 37-day hunger strike

Poorest households pay £250 extra each year on energy bills thanks to poor insulation
Housing

Poorest households pay £250 extra each year on energy bills thanks to poor insulation

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How to respect the environment when wild swimming
Wild swimming

How to respect the environment when wild swimming

These are the 5 key recommendations the government has ignored in its new food strategy
National food strategy

These are the 5 key recommendations the government has ignored in its new food strategy

How we can prevent ocean plastic pollution by improving UK recycling systems
World Oceans Day

How we can prevent ocean plastic pollution by improving UK recycling systems

Green shoots of recovery can help break the cycle of poverty
John Bird

Green shoots of recovery can help break the cycle of poverty

Four reasons SUVs are less safe and worse for the environment than a regular car
Green transport

Four reasons SUVs are less safe and worse for the environment than a regular car

How to keep cooking and hot water costs down if the energy crisis has increased your bill
Cost of living crisis

How to keep cooking and hot water costs down if the energy crisis has increased your bill

Why you should count your plastic waste to help fight pollution
Plastic pollution

Why you should count your plastic waste to help fight pollution

Activists to stage mass protest on duke’s taxpayer-subsidised private estate
Right to roam

Activists to stage mass protest on duke’s taxpayer-subsidised private estate

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Why people are protesting against the British Museum
Climate activism

Why people are protesting against the British Museum

The guerrilla gardeners claiming back space for nature
Earth Day 2022

The guerrilla gardeners claiming back space for nature

Thousands set to join protests demanding end to sewage pollution by 2030
Protest

Thousands set to join protests demanding end to sewage pollution by 2030

Here are 5 climate podcasts that will change how you view the planet
Earth Day 2022

Here are 5 climate podcasts that will change how you view the planet

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