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Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 15th July 2014

Ever wanted to learn how to make a natural swimming pool?

Well David Pagan Butler, author and creator of Natural Swimming Pools has 2 places left on his course this weekend for half the usual price.

The two...

Permaculture magazine |
Monday, 14th July 2014

The Savory Institute is holding its 2014 international conference in London, from 1st-2nd August.

The Institute's prime objective is highlighting the world's grasslands for their immense environmental value and unprecedented beauty and getting all...

Permaculture magazine |
Wednesday, 9th July 2014

A new and dangerous leak has been found at Unit 5 of the Daichii Fukushima Plant, originally deemed safe.

The leak is coming from the fifth unit of The Tokyo Electric Power Company's (TEPCO) nuclear power complex which was not part of...

Solar panels at Crystal Waters, Queensland
Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 8th July 2014

Rooftop solar is now effectively the fourth largest generator in Queensland, Australia and it's so effective that it actually drove the price of electricity down to zero on Wednesday 2nd July 2014.

Good Energy |
Thursday, 3rd July 2014

Good Energy’s new solar farm at Tout Hill, near Wool, has started generating electricity.

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Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 1st July 2014

London Permaculture festival is nearly here with a huge variety of talks and workshops to offer, plus the Permaculture magazine team will be there too!

From 11am-6pm on Sunday July 6th, at Cecil Sharp House, Camden, the festival will be packed with...

Paul Hetherington |
Thursday, 26th June 2014

Buglife are deeply concerned by news that UK researchers are trialling a GM wheat that 'cries wolf', sending out a constant chemical help signal to ladybirds and other predators, a signal that is normally only produced when a plant is under attack from aphids or...

Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 24th June 2014

Councillors will visit the Pembrokeshire roundhouse before deciding whether to grant retrospective plannning permission.

The low impact roundhouse is home to Charlie, Megan and their son Eli. Charlie built the home himself, moving just...