Aldo Leopold

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Tipperary County Council was criticised last month for cutting down nine mature broad-leafed trees in the town of Fethard.

Aldo Leopold, the great American environmentalist, wrote in the 1940s that “the price of an ecological education is to live alone in a world of wounds(...)

Great buzz: Paul Howard with his beehive in Avoca, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Tethered as we are these days to mobile technology, the concept of free time has become nebulous. Far too many of us are always on or always on call. (...)

Overbrowsing: we have introduced new species of deer to our native red and naturalised fallow deer, such as the herd in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. Photograph: David Sleator

The price of ecological knowledge in our time, wrote the American environmentalist Aldo Leopold, is the constant awareness that we are living i(...)