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Rozie Apps |
Tuesday, 7th May 2013

The non-profit organisation, Archangel Ancient Tree Archive is on a global mission to reforest the earth and clone ancient champion trees from around the world.

Their plan is to archive the genetics of old tree's in living libraries across the world, before...

 
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Rozie Apps |
Thursday, 2nd May 2013

Permaculture design has helped the village of Chikhawo in Malawi to turn around the effects of climate change.

 
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Rozie Apps |
Wednesday, 1st May 2013

A New Seed Law will go before the EU commissioners on May 6th 2013. 

The Regulation on Marketing of Plant Reproductive Material law will mean no seed can be sold, or potentially even given for free to anyone in the EU unless that...

 
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Maddy Harland |
Wednesday, 24th April 2013

Last week the agriculture minister David Heath warned us that Britain may be on the verge of a new food crisis. A growing population, along with more crop failures as a result of increasingly unstable weather conditions, have already led to a significant increase...

 
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Rozie Apps |
Wednesday, 17th April 2013

Restaurants and food companies in London will help to fuel a power station in a step towards eco-friendly energy.

Cooking waste from across the city will be collected to run what is being called the world's biggest fat-fuelled power station.

 
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Rozie Apps |
Tuesday, 9th April 2013

Planning permission has finally been granted to Greenham Reach Small-holdings as part of the Ecological Land Co-operative (ELC) in Devon after a four year journey.

 
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Rozie Apps |
Wednesday, 3rd April 2013

Joel Salatin is holding a unique 'You Can Farm' masterclass at Cowdray Hall, Midhurst, West Sussex on Sunday April 28th, 2013.

The workshop runs from 9am to 5pm, exploring how to set up a thriving, ethical and profiting small farm, using innovative...

 
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Rozie Apps |
Tuesday, 26th March 2013

We are pleased to announce that Permaculture magazine has made it through to the top 50 small eco/ethical businesses in the UK with a chance to win the PEAple's Favourite Award. Thank you to everyone who voted for us.