Pat Thomas

Pat Thomas is a highly experienced journalist and award-winning campaigner specialising in environment and alternative health. She is also the author of numerous books for adults and children and a qualified psychotherapist.

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A former editor of the Ecologist magazine and long-term champion of health, environment and consumer rights, Pat has run campaigns for Meat-Free Monday, Compassion in World Farming and Neal’s Yard Remedies. In 2011, the campaign Cows Belong in Fields,  which she ran for Compassion in World Farming, won the Observer Ethical Award for Campaigner of the Year.  Pat is the editor of the website NYR Natural News – a campaigning natural health website and continues to write as a freelance. She is founder/director of the campaigning group Beyond GM, was inducted into Who’s Who in 2014, is a former trustee of the Soil Association and a current trustee of the Organic Research Centre. Website: