"Colin Tudge was born in London in 1943; educated at Dulwich College, 1954-61; and read zoology at Peterhouse, Cambridge, 1962-65.
In 2009, CT and Ruth West (his wife) "launched their Campaign for Real Farming (www.campaignforrealfarming.org), which incorporates the College for Enlightened Agriculture. Then in January 2010, together with Graham Harvey, they organized the first Oxford Real Farming Conference, which now has become an annual event.
"Colin Tudge wrote for various magazines during the 1960s and '70s, including Farmer's Weekly and New Scientist.
"He was Features Editor of New Scientist, 1980-85, and worked as a presenter for BBC Radio 3 from 1985-1990 (particularly “Science on 3” and “Spectrum”, plus numerous documentaries from Europe, India, the United States, South Africa, Australia), and has been freelance since 1990.
- Director, Food Ethics Council since 2005.
- Adviser to the Iracambi Atlantic Rainforest Research and Conservation Center since 2004.
- Member of Council of the Farm Animal Welfare Trust, Oxford, since 2006.
- Co-founder member of the Campaign for Real Farming and the College for Enlightened Agriculture, 2009
- Adviser to the Pari Centre for New Learning, Tuscany, since 2005.
- Colin Tudge, Why Genes Are Not Selfish and People Are Nice: A Challenge to the Dangerous Ideas that Dominate Our Lives (Floris Books, May 2013).