Organic life

how safe is glyphosate?

The truth about glyphosate

Fri, 19/06/2015 - 9:09am

It is a globally used herbicide but the UK Soil Association is questioning its safety, writes SIMON WEBSTER.

weeping elm

In your branches

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 1:23pm

Read the winning entries for our "tree stories" competition.

Crop Spraying

Glyphosate linked to cancer

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 2:54pm

The World Health Organisation's cancer agency describes glyphosate as a probable carcinogen, JUSTIN RUSSELL reports.


Keep it clean

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 4:33pm

A move from New South Wales to Tasmania focused JENNIFER STACKHOUSE'S mind on quarantine issues.

Tahune Airwalk

Treetop wonder

Sat, 05/04/2014 - 11:30pm

JUSTIN RUSSELL gets a bird's eye view of Tasmania's southern forests at the Tahune Airwalk south of Hobart.

St Erth

Lunch at St Erth

Mon, 30/09/2013 - 4:43pm

Our readers’ lunch with the Diggers Club at their Garden of St Erth was held on Friday and was a wonderful success.

National organic week

Thu, 29/08/2013 - 3:58pm

National Organic Week takes place from 4-13 October 2013. PHIL DUDMAN outlines how you and your organisation can get involved.

The allergy epidemic

Wed, 05/06/2013 - 1:58pm

KYLIE McGREGOR looks at the sudden rise in childhood allergies, in particular food allergies, and ways to reduce the risks.