All that glitters: why lab-made gems might not be an ethical alternative

Switching to synthetic gems may have environmental upsides but it could harm the very communities consumers worry aboutDiamonds have long been in the debt of marketing genius. Until the 1940s…

‘Time is ticking out’: climate activists urge Johnson to take action 100 days before Cop26 – video

Protesters filled Parliament Square in London on Friday morning, calling on Boris Johnson to make the climate crisis his top priority, as the UK prepares to host UN talks that will…

Not The Sun – Extinction Rebellion’s love letter to the tabloids

Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +44(0)7756136396Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#freethepress #notthesun #tellthetruth*READ THE ONLINE VERSION HERE* Extinction Rebellion create a bold new national tabloid newspaper that major printers were…

‘Judgement Validates a Toxic Ecocidal System’ in Brazilian Embassy Court Verdict

Three Rebels were today convicted of taking action at the Brazilian Embassy against the ecocidal and genocidal regime of President Bolsonaro. Possible sentences range from a community order to 18…

Whether or not the Great Barrier Reef is listed as ‘in danger’ won’t alter the fact it is at risk from climate change

The Australian government pushed back fiercely against Unesco’s recommendation – and the world is watchingThis year, Australia’s big tourism drawcard celebrates its 40th year as a UN world heritage site…

Merkel: Germany has not done enough to hit Paris climate targets

Chancellor says record on reducing carbon emissions ‘not sufficient’ as she reflects on 16-year leadershipAngela Merkel has conceded Germany’s record on reducing carbon emissions was “not sufficient” to meet the…

‘I’ve seen 40 on one dive’: invasive lionfish threatens ecosystems in Med

A removal project aims to reduce numbers of the unwelcome arrival that has quickly become prevalentNon-native lionfish have become increasingly common in parts of the Mediterranean in recent years, threatening…

Rebel Back Better

The Impossible Rebellion Extinction Rebellion is calling on everyone, climate activist or not, to come together in love and courage for the Impossible Rebellion in August. Our world is in…

Monks Wood Wilderness: 60 years ago, scientists let a farm field rewild – here’s what happened

Monks Wood Wilderness: 60 years ago, scientists let a farm field rewild – here’s what happened UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Author provided In the archive of the UK…

New biodiversity algorithm ‘will blight range of natural habitats in England’

Natural England biodiversity metric will let valuable wildlife habitat be logged as ‘degraded’ land and penalise rewilding, warn ecologistsThe government’s new metric for biodiversity will have to be urgently improved…