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Farm Africa

Around one third of Tanzania is forested and it is estimated that approximately 1% of that forest is lost annually to deforestation, with large swathes of woodland cleared daily for...

Joe Reid

We were stuck in Istanbul. The Arab Spring had truly sprung, Syria was in turmoil and all ferries to Egypt were cancelled, barring our route south. That was...

Emily McCoy

The health of soil, plant, animal and man is one and indivisible. Lady Eve Balfour, a founder and first president of the Soil Association1

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Steph Hafferty

I try to pick early in the morning when everything is freshest, especially in the polytunnel which can get too hot to be comfortable in the afternoon.

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Maddy Harland

This is a time of great disillusionment and fear. The  agenda for a more peaceful, ecologically balanced world is at its lowest ebb in decades.

In the UK, for example, the...

Clint Elston

I would like to share an experiment I recently finished on a house in Minnesota; that of separating the potable water according to the varying quality needs of specific plumbing fixtures, e.g., all...

Treehugger

These natural and DIY pesticides are effective at helping to rid your crops of harmful critters, but safe enough to keep from poisoning you and your family.

There's nothing like having a home...

Carole Shorney

We are in the middle of a drought here on Gozo. It’s getting serious. There hasn’t been any rain in over a month.

In search of answers and some practical solutions, we recently made the short ferry...

Treehugger

Kids love insects, dirt, and water, which is why these activities will keep them entertained for hours this summer, while teaching them a lot about the natural world.

Are you wondering how to keep...

Roz Rolls

The Sark Roots Festival is based on the three permaculture ethics, people care, earth care and fair shares. Includes music and workshops, all on the car-less island of Sark, with it'...

Rozie Apps

The beauty of permaculture is that it mimics nature, which means it can be applied to all kinds of landscapes and environments. I’m...

Maddy Harland

Industrial agriculture is one of the processes that spews carbon and other greenhouse gases into our atmosphere. Carbon farming,...

Tony Rollinson

Temper Theatre, a company of 18 to 22 year olds and led by 22 year old Finn Morrell, is taking...

Bill Roley

Climate change and increased variability of severe droughts worsens our problems of landscape, orchard and crop production....

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