The strange story of Botswana’s elephant massacre

On 3 September 2018, BBC News reported that “Carcases of nearly 90 elephants have been found near a famous wildlife sanctuary in Botswana, conservationists say.” The story was widely reported on by the world’s media. The source of the story is an organisation called Elephants Without Borders, which is currently…

Putting profit before people, climate and wildlife. Why the UK government is using aid money to back oil and gas drilling in protected areas in Africa

To address climate change we need to leave fossil fuels in the ground. While the UK government doesn’t quite go as far as acknowledging this obvious fact, it does claim to be working to “reduce greenhouse gas emissions by investing in low-carbon energy sources”.