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Sebastian von Holstein |
Saturday, 27th April 2013

Think Goa and long-haired hippy trance parties on the beach may well come to mind, but the stunning grounds here couldn’t take you further away from the noisy bustle of this westernised area of India.

Katie Shepherd |
Wednesday, 24th April 2013

I have lived and worked as a hill farmer for the past nine years in a remote part of the depths of the Yorkshire Dales. Hill (or Upland) Farming, is related to any farming undertaken above the level of moorlands.

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Nicole Vosper |
Tuesday, 23rd April 2013

A few hundreds of years ago we were picking coal off beaches, while right now we're drilling for oil at deeper and deeper depths, blowing the tops of mountains, wrecking whole ecosystems for tar sands and fracturing our rocks thousands of feet deep for shale gas....

View of Volcan Concepcion from Project Bona Fide treehouse
Phil Moore |
Sunday, 21st April 2013

An experimental research station and educational center, Project Bona Fide (PBF) is as an exercise in regeneration – both culturally and botanically. 

Credit: www.savvyhousekeeping.com
Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 18th April 2013

Spring emerges after a cold, snowy and wet winter in our part of the northern hemisphere. Even in January, the green of bluebells and snowdrops began to push out through the snow in the woods and in my garden.

Zion Lights |
Tuesday, 16th April 2013

To clone or not to clone? This is the question on the lips of scientists and conservationists around the world, as researchers now have the ability to bring extinct species back from the dead.

They are calling it de-extinction.

The other question is...

Terraced agriculture in Bhutan. The ultimate in working with slope!
Maddy Harland |
Friday, 12th April 2013

Permaculture, a contraction of permanent agriculture but also increasingly permanent culture, means working with natural forces like the wind, sun, water, the forces of succession, animals and other 'natural' energies.

Changwon, South Korea
Richard Register & Sven Eberlein |
Thursday, 11th April 2013

SE: What's an ecocity and where can I find one?