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Joanna Bevan |
Friday, 18th December 2015

A year ago I set up Speak Street Pop Up Language Café using permaculture principles, here’s my story so far…

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Charles Eisenstein |
Monday, 14th December 2015

I was just in Paris, and spoke a couple of nights ago about climate change. I spoke at a parallel venue, not mainstream, called Place 2 B, but even there I am afraid my message is controversial. You see, I think there are deep problems with the standard climate change narrative,...

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David Casey & Shayna Gladstone |
Thursday, 10th December 2015

East End Eden is a home, workplace, farm and education center nestled in the beautiful Ojai Valley for passionate permanent residents and work-traders giving their time for education and accomodation.

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May East, Gaia Education |
Thursday, 10th December 2015

Rice has been cultivated in the East Indian state of Odisha since ancient times, its fertile land and running rivers supporting paddy cultivation as the mainstay of its people. Odisha is similar to the Latin word for rice (Oryza) and some believe the name of the State derives from the crop known...

Water Retention Landscape in Tamera, Portugal Photo: Georg Lohmann
Martin Winiecki and Leila Dregger |
Friday, 4th December 2015

November 2015: After five years of extreme drought, the long-desired rain is finally falling in California. What could actually be a blessing quickly develops into the next catastrophe. Masses of rain pours down onto desiccated land. In Lancaster, UK, for example, two...

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Chris Hope |
Friday, 4th December 2015

Thistles are a bane of picnickers and campers. Who hasn't trodden on the sharp, unforgiving spines of a thistle when out and about barefoot in grasslands? For many people, relationships with thistles have generally been painful and irritable, but now you...

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Maddy Harland |
Wednesday, 2nd December 2015

Yesterday Britain's prime minister, David Cameron, accused anyone who did not support Britain bombing Syria of being "terrorist sympathisers". He was of course aiming the shot at Jeremy Corbyn, the opposition's man of peace. Cameron also said “non-violent extremism is just as...

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Clive Rolison |
Thursday, 26th November 2015

We all know that monocultures provide pests with an abundance of everything that they need to grow from a minor nuisance into a major disaster. For this reason, the use of chemical pesticides has become widespread to the point that it is seen as a necessity for some. Of course, it isn'...