News in brief

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Theo Simon |
Tuesday, 9th February 2016

On Tuesday Feb 16th in France, EDF’s board will meet and try to make their postponed ‘final decision’ about whether to go any further with the ill-fated Hinkley C new nuclear plant. The Board of the state-owned company is split, with union reps warning that the Somerset project could bankrupt...

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Thursday, 4th February 2016

We are starting a new item in Permaculture magazine, exploring what permaculture means to YOU.

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 2nd February 2016

The Soil Association is calling for a UK ban on the use of glyphosate which is sprayed on UK wheat as a pre-harvest weedkiller. It kills any unripe corn in the crop to speed up harvesting.

The push for a ban on glyphosate...

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Friday, 29th January 2016

The charity Wisdom Tree are hosting a one-day workshop exploring inhabiting resilience, with Chris Johnstone, author of Find Your Power and ...

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 26th January 2016

For those who haven't seen, the Balkan Ecology Project have been measuring their polyculture successes over the last few years.

They have even shared their figures so that others may learn from their designs and yields.

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Monday, 25th January 2016

Martin Crawford and Anni Kelsey, two of our permaculture authors, feature in The Guardian's latest gardening podcast.

The weekly podcast, 'Sow, Grow, Repeat' features both experts explaining the best perennial plants to grow, especially for the hungry gap.

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Thursday, 14th January 2016

The Real Junk Food Project is at it again, adding the Stroud pop-up cafe to its list of projects and communities combatting food waste.

 
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Gil Martin |
Tuesday, 5th January 2016

'How Does Your Garden Grow?' is a fun educational children's board game that was created to teach children about nature and how wildlife plays a part in food production. This was commen sense at one time, both in schools and at home, but now-a-days parents don't have the time to spend with...