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Thursday, 12th July 2012
Emma Hutchings
MIT researchers have developed a chip that doesn't require battery power but instead runs on a combination of light, heat, and vibration. Energy is harvested to provide low impact power for...
 
Wednesday, 11th July 2012
Tony Rollinson
National Lottery funding has recently been awarded to the Brighton Permaculture Trust for its fruit work. The funding will enable the Trust to plant more orchards for schools and communites across...
 
Wednesday, 4th July 2012
Brittany Keiffer
Vitamin D is essential for our metabolism and boosts our immune system. Paul Stamets, author of Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms, showed that mushrooms, either store bought or home grown are a...
 
Friday, 29th June 2012
permaculture.co.uk
The Prince of Wales is Patron of the British Horse Loggers (BHL), a group of professionals and their supporters who use horses by choice in modern forestry and woodland management. He is also Patron...
 
Monday, 25th June 2012
permaculture.co.uk
As we all hear about the effects of fracking and resource extraction few realize the extent of the devastating humanitarian effects of the oil industry. How many people know that the worst oil spills...
 
Wednesday, 20th June 2012
Polly Higgins
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development takes place 20 – 22 June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro. It is also referred to as Earth Summit 2012 or Rio+20 due to the initial conference held in...
 
Tuesday, 19th June 2012
http://www.facebook.com/InternationalPermacultureDay
TODAY, 17th June 2012, is World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought and permaculture is one of the solutions being presented for this at Rio+20 this week. "It's possible to rehabilitate large-...
 
Tuesday, 19th June 2012
Netherlands Institute of Ecology
Insects can use plants as 'green phones' for communication with other bugs. A new study now shows that through those same plants insects are also able to leave 'voicemail' messages in the soil....
 
Friday, 15th June 2012
Tony Rollinson
A rare chance to catch Geoff Lawton, Managing Director of the Permaculture Research Institute (PRI) of Australia on a short visit to Britain in July. The event is being run in association with the...
 
Tuesday, 12th June 2012
Sarah Johnstone, permaculture.co.uk
LILAC, which stands for Low Impact Living Affordable Community, has recently commenced building work in Leeds on a unique housing development of 20 homes using green cohousing design principles....
 

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