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Friday, 24th November 2017
Permaculture magazine
Everyone loves a David versus Goliath story and that is what has just happened in the highly competitive world of book publishing. Against all the odds, independent publisher Permanent Publications (...
 
Friday, 24th November 2017
Sue Riddlestone, Bioregional
The latest round of global negotiations on tackling climate change, COP23, came to an end on Friday. These UN talks are hugely important, highly complex and will never end, because climate change is...
 
Tuesday, 21st November 2017
Permaculture magazine
MPs have voted to reject the inclusion of animal sentience into the EU (Withdrawal) Bill this week. Currently 80% of animal welfare legislation comes from the EU, but from March 2019, European...
 
Friday, 17th November 2017
Permaculture magazine
The deadline for advertising in the next issue of Permaculture magazine, PM95, published 31st January 2018, is Thursday 30th November 2017. Contact tony@permaculture.co.uk to have your course, event...
 
Tuesday, 31st October 2017
Permaculture magazine
The LUSH Spring Prize is back for 2018, and your project could be one of the winners. Are you, or an organisation you’re involved with, trying to work in harmony with nature to revive damaged social...
 
Thursday, 26th October 2017
Permaculture magazine
‘Reducing emissions from and enhancing removals through forests can reduce billions of tons of emissions per year and are essential to prevent catastrophic climate change’ – UN leader's statement....
 
Tuesday, 24th October 2017
Permaculture magazine
This week, (October 2017) the Mayor of London has annouced that older, more polluting vehicles driving into London will have to pay twice as much under the new T-charge. Air pollution in London and...
 
Monday, 9th October 2017
New Economics Foundation
Launched last week (3rd October) at the Conservative Party Conference, a new report shows that plant based protein is "desperately needed" as part of the UK's agriculture. The Grow Green II report,...
 
Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
St Ethelburga's
Are your heart and hands dedicated to the challenge of building a sustainable future rooted in interconnectedness and reverence for nature? The Spiritual Ecology Leadership Programme explores how...
 
Tuesday, 26th September 2017
National Coppice Federation
There will soon be a stirring in the woods around Britain. As nights draw in, temperatures fall and trees consider shedding leaves, coppice workers begin to sharpen tools, service saws and dust-off...
 

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