Richard Girling

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Richard Girling is a British journalist and author, known for his writing on the environment.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Girling is a journalist for the Sunday Times. In 2002, he won the Specialist Writer category at the British Press Awards.[2] He was awarded the Environmental Journalist of the Year award in 2008 and 2009 at Press Gazette's Environmental Journalism Awards.[3]

Published works[edit]

  • Rubbish!
  • Sea Change
  • Greed: Why We Can't Help Ourselves (2009)[4]
  • The Hunt for the Golden Mole (2014)
  • The Man Who Ate the Zoo: Frank Buckland, Forgotten Hero of Natural History (2016)[5]


  1. ^ McKie, Robin (22 June 2014). "The Hunt for the Golden Mole review – The Hunt for the Golden Mole review – Richard Girling's 'entertaining and provocative' quest". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  2. ^ "British Press Awards winners". the Guardian. 20 March 2002. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Richard Girling is environmental journalist of the year – Press Gazette". Press Gazette. 27 November 2009. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  4. ^ Silvester, Christopher (23 April 2009). "Greed: Why We Can't Help Ourselves by Richard Girling: review". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  5. ^ Byrne, Paula (5 November 2016). "The Man Who Ate the Zoo by Richard Girling". The Times. Retrieved 21 July 2018.