The Ecological Citizen: A peer-reviewed ecocentric journal


So much environmental thought stays inside the abstract space of philosophy, policy recommendations or debates. With this category, we stay close to the ground: To bear witness to the losses of lifeforms, lifeways and places that humanity's no-limitations growth is driving. To remember the Earth realities we love and are fighting to preserve.

How to submit a piece for this series

We are seeking pieces for the journal of around 1000–1500 words, with up to ten references, that describe such a loss. Contributions might focus on a species in decline, a habitat on the wane or some other example of human-caused ecological decline, and they should offer suggestions, if possible, as to how the loss might be halted or even reversed.

To enquire about submitting your work, please click here. And for an example of the style of these articles, please click here.

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Pieces published in The Ecological Citizen

WITNESS: Loss of biodiversity linked to dead or decaying wood (the fading of the saproxylic rainbow)
Witness by  Joe Gray[Vol 5 No 2 2022: 172–7]
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WITNESS: Order Sirenia
Witness by  Eileen Crist[Vol 5 No 1 2021: 37–42]
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