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Guy Dauncey |
Thursday, 11th September 2014

Back in July, in my quest to see whether British Columbia (BC) could become a 100% renewable energy region, I looked at personal transportation. This week I take on the far more challenging task of long-distance trucking, boats, ferries and planes.

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Rozie Apps |
Tuesday, 9th September 2014

Clothing is a huge part of our daily lives. The vast majority of us wear clothes everyday. It keeps us warm in the cold winter months, dry in the rain and cool on warm days.

For many it is not just a necessity, it is a statement of personality.

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UB Hawthorn |
Thursday, 4th September 2014

"This is the best apricot I've ever eaten." The realization hit me after I'd muzzled down my third in a row. I had to express it in words. I just couldn't get enough of this delicious fruit. The taste was complicated. It was tart but not too tart. Sweet, but not...

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Claire Godden |
Tuesday, 2nd September 2014

The last three years has seen the emergence of a new generation of woodland co-ops. Back in January in the steep hills of Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, our co-op, Blackbark Woodland Management, hosted the first 'Coppice Co-ops Conference' which brought together...

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Marie-Louise |
Thursday, 28th August 2014

In recent years permaculture has steadily gained in popularity and the reasons people from all walks of life have been drawn to it are manifold: climate change, food security, the economic situation, social unrest, our children and...

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Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 26th August 2014

Mick Collins' book explains why what we do shapes and refines our consciousness and provides a rationale and encouragement for positive activism.

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Rhys & Ute Kelly |
Thursday, 21st August 2014

In many ways, the idea of building resilience - the capacity to survive and thrive in the face of change and/or adversity - is integral to permaculture and related movements for change (such as Transition Towns).

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Ben Law |
Friday, 15th August 2014

It seems a long time ago that the winter rains receded, but with the added mild temperatures this winter, it was not good for timber extraction. However a dry summer opens up plenty of opportunity and allows access to areas that were too wet to reach in the winter...