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Zion Lights |
Sunday, 18th August 2013

There are few misunderstood words to rival that of 'geoengineering', large-scale human intervention to change the Earth's climate system. Contrary to popular belief, geoengineering is not a new idea - the Ancient Greeks and the Roman Empire sought to control the...

Jackie's Medicinal Garden
Jackie Cooper |
Wednesday, 14th August 2013

As the law stands, anyone can set up in business as a Medical Herbalist. Indeed Medical Herbalists have been treating their patients for thousands of years without formal regulation.

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Juliet Kemp |
Monday, 12th August 2013

Growing things is great, but if you're lucky, you may also face the question of what to do with them. In most cases, in a small space, you'll not be able to keep up with eating what you produce as you produce it, most of the time.

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Chris Hope |
Sunday, 11th August 2013

The carrot is a plant primarily known for its sweet and tender cultivated roots but you can also use the other, largely forgotten parts of the plant that have a long history of culinary and medicinal use, stretching back hundreds of years.

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Peter Jacobson |
Wednesday, 7th August 2013

Your Government has started building new fossil fuel infrastructure. Over 30 new gas fired power stations. The opportunity cost? Renewable infrastructure and a safe climate future. Is this earth care? No! People care? No! Fair share? No! What can you do? Come with...

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Simon Fairlie |
Monday, 5th August 2013

The idea of growing meat in laboratory conditions has been around for some time.

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Glennie Kindred |
Saturday, 3rd August 2013

Seed heads are starting to form, fruit is beginning to swell, mornings can start misty, thick with dew, and there can be a nip of cold at night. But for all this it is still summer and this is a time of holidays, festivals, living outside, camping out and summer...

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Maddy Harland |
Tuesday, 30th July 2013

Hidden down in the woods at The Sustainability Centre is a lovely little handmade building that was built from sawmill waste by kids with a little help from Sean Reeves, one of the Centre's bushcraft and outdoor learning specialists. Inside the building is...