The Observer Magazine, October 2013: The basking shark returns to British waters As big as a yacht and with jaws so large it could swallow you whole – it's little wonder terrified sailors hunted basking sharks almost to extinction. But now they are being seen in growing numbers from Donegal to Cornwall. Alex Renton goes … Continue reading In search of baskers
As requested... I went to an Action Against Hunger Love Food Give Food event this week to speak on social media and hunger: publicised as "Can bloggers end child hunger?" Which is what you might call a big ask. However... it all came out rather hopeful. Blogging won't end hunger – but there's an awful lot … Continue reading Nine things to do today to solve world hunger
2nd March 2010 The Guardian Online Is the plan to open an industrial feed-lot in Lincolnshire another unavoidable nail in the coffin of the British dairy industry? The move by a group of English farmers to open the UK's first American-style industrial dairy feed-lot - where 8,100 cows will be fed on maize and Lucerne, … Continue reading Word of Mouth: Britain's first milk factory
24th February 2010, The Guardian Online Even committed carnivores can't dodge the facts: we're going to have to cut down on the red stuff. A bit. "If one cares about the environment, one must care about eating animals ... Someone who regularly eats factory-farmed products cannot call himself an environmentalist without divorcing that word from … Continue reading Word of Mouth: Will turning vegetarian save the planet?