Lush Times

The latest international news and current affairs, focused on human rights, animal rights, ethics, the environment and conservation.

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Ethical consumerism in a post-Brexit world
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A small victory in the fracking war
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“Build bridges, not walls,” urge protesters
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The Women’s March on the world
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The cost of cheap food
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The case for rewilding Britain
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Investigatory powers: the state of surveillance
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Rising up against Heathrow expansion
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The children left behind
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A world without whistleblowers
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“One thousand days too long.”
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The great badger debate
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Towards an internet without borders
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Creative storytelling: Experiencing solitary confinement
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Human rights groups critical of Indonesia as location for World Press Freedom Day event
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Votes for a cruelty free future
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Respected Devon eco-village threatened with eviction
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Schools need to help children connect with nature, says TV presenter Chris Packham
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Together in electric dreams: Indigenous science challenging Western ideologies
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On the human rights campaign trail
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Under 25s and homeless people urged to Rize Up and register to vote by 22nd May
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Talkin’ ‘bout regeneration: The Spring Prize winners
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The Hopi Raincatchers: Traditional solutions for troubled waters
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Taiwan court ruling paves way for LGBT marriage equality
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If Brexit means Brexit, the hunting ban should mean a hunting ban
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People empowering refugee community projects
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Putting digital rights into action
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The return of the native: The Poole Harbour osprey project
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Northern Ireland marches towards marriage equality
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The songbirds being slaughtered on UK soil
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The ospreys have landed
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Campaigners get on their bikes to break the fracking cycle
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The lion bones putting tigers at risk
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The hen harriers flying in the face of wildlife crime
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A glorious march to crush cruelty
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Why recycling alone will not clean up the planet’s plastic pollution problem
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The UK’s complicity in data-driven drone strikes
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Fighting for British wildlife with common decency
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On the Turn
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In search of rights for human refugees
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Lush Times Spotlight on… Ash Dieback
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What happens when ideas are silenced?
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The rise of facial recognition: what are the ethical implications?
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National Dis-Trust: The fox hunt is on
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The rise of facial recognition: what are the ethical implications? Part two.
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Inside the Houses of Parliament: Could a vegan diet be the answer to climate change?
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War of the primates: saving Sumatra’s orangutans
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Field Notes: The illegal loggers on the rosewood trail
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The Gift of Frankincense - Part 1
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Standing up for Trees - Protect. Restore. Create.
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Planting seeds in refugee camps
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No tern unstoned: A green future?
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No Tern Unstoned: What they say… and what they do
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The dawn of the robot harvest
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No Tern Unstoned: When philanthropy hides a wealth of dirty secrets
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No Tern Unstoned: Where now for British agriculture?
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Field Notes: The Tiny House Warriors
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Field Notes: The Summit of Love… but only for those with visas!
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Not So Smart: Inside the Hazardous World of Making Smartphones
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The vegan activists exposing slaughterhouse secrets
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Golden eagle disappears under mysterious circumstances
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No Tern Unstoned: It’s time to switch charity focus from aid to regeneration
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No Tern Unstoned: Health and Harmony? Government lays out future of public support for farmers
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How to stop ocean plastics
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Field Notes: Finding greener solutions to toxic e-waste
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The struggle to support refugees through the Calais winter
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Fighting fur: Behind the petition to ban UK fur sales
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No Tern Unstoned: Hitting a raw nerve
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Field Notes: Drought in Cape Town
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No Tern Unstoned: Disappearing down the ‘rabbit hole’ of Fake News
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No Tern Unstoned: A tribute to the last Northern White Rhino
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No Tern Unstoned: Countdown to Brexit… tick tock
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Indigenous leaders in Canada fight to protect the Inlet
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Living Wage employees wake up to a pay rise
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Reconnecting with ethics: an alternative future for smartphones
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The Darwin Challenge: the digital tool behind the human evolution
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We are all digital citizens - and it’s time to take back control
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What is the future of the open internet?
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The empty chair at RightsCon
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Tearing down the digital gender divide
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Clicktivism: Democracy in the digital world
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In digital defence of the Sarayaku community
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You are your data
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Silent Protest: Louder than words
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No Tern Unstoned: The Truth Behind The Red Tractor Scheme
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Beekeeping in Brazil: Working with nature to restore the ecosystem
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Andy Tsege: 1,000 days on death row
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No Tern Unstoned: Michael Gove wants to hear your views on the future of farming, to challenge the Vested Interests.
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The future of frankincense
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Should polluters pay for climate damage?
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No Tern Unstoned: Food that is good for us should be good for the planet too
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Farming organic cotton without the need for health-harming pesticides
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Anti plastic campaigners now have their sights set on polystyrene
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How climate change is provoking clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria
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No Tern Unstoned: Merging Sainsburys and Asda is good news for the owners… and bad news for everyone else
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Lessons on Regeneration: The Timbaktu Collective
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Field Notes: On the road to regeneration with the women of Timbaktu
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The Indigenous Climate Action women fighting for Mother Earth
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No Tern Unstoned: Losing the Muscle from Brussels risks leaving the environment protected by a Paper Tiger
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