Soil

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Farmers in England to be paid for looking after soil health from next year
Environmental groups say scheme falls far short of farming reforms promised after Brexit

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

02, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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World’s vast networks of underground fungi to be mapped for first time
Project aims to help protect some of trillions of miles of the ‘circulatory system of the planet’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

30, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Blowing the house down: life on the frontline of extreme weather in the Gambia
A storm took the roof off Binta Bah’s house before torrential rain destroyed her family’s belongings, as poverty combines with the climate crisis to wreak havoc on Africa’s smallest mainland country

Lizzy Davies in Jalambang

26, Nov, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Windfarm opponents in Nundle accuse NSW of double standards
Renewables should be developed ‘where regional communities want them’, ministers have said

Natasha May

15, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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10 ways to jazz up your garden this autumn… and 10 gardens to visit
How to bring seasonal colours, scents and fruit to your garden – and where to head for fabulous winter days out

Jack Wallington

13, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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‘Carbon is my thing’: the climate geek trying to erase his footprint
Prof David Reay is in for the long haul, attempting to transform his Scottish farm to remove a lifetime’s environmental impact

Phoebe Weston

04, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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For the next few months, the best thing you can do for your garden is very little | Alys Fowler
Leave old stems, seedheads and autumn leaves. Your soil – and the worms – will thank you for it

Alys Fowler

09, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Huge domes of dust drift across my floor. Where do they come from – and why do I feel so afraid? | Brigid Delaney
I spend all day at home in lockdown in a state of revulsion. When I’m not cleaning, I’m sneezing

Brigid Delaney

30, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Gardening can save the planet. How? Start with your soil | Alys Fowler
Sustainable gardening isn’t hard: nurture your soil, save your seeds … and compost

Alys Fowler

25, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘Why not start now?’ On the track to regenerative farming
The coming revolution in subsidies is driving interest that could help the climate and biodiversity

Damian Carrington Environment editor

17, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Avocados and vanilla among dozens of wild crop relatives facing extinction
Study finds agriculture and pesticide use threaten relatives of world’s most important crops, considered crucial to food security

Patrick Greenfield

07, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Desertification is turning the Earth barren – but a solution is still within reach | David R Montgomery
The expansion of drylands is leaving entire countries facing famine. It’s time to change the way we think about agriculture, says David R Montgomery

David R Montgomery

02, Sep, 2021 @1:50 PM

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