October 23, 2017

How The Ecologist began . . .

Peter Bunyard recounts how he, Teddy, Jean Liedloff and Robert Allen started The Ecologist in 1969.

Starting out: how Teddy Goldsmith launched the Ecologist 40 years ago

“Running a magazine on a shoestring budget; printing unpopular but groundbreaking analyses; fighting off lawsuits: the Ecologist has evolved over its 40 year history, but the passion present in 1970 is still here today.

“The spur to getting the Ecologist off the ground was a 1969 article by Norman Lewis in the Sunday Times magazine, in which he described the terrible ethnocide of indigenous tribes taking place in the Brazilian Amazon. . . .”

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