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Wednesday, 29th March 2017
Positive News - Kelsi Farrington
After 140 years of negotiation, New Zealand’s parliament has approved a bill recognising the Whanganui river as having the same legal rights as a human being “I am the river and the river is me,”...
 
Friday, 24th March 2017
Rozie Apps
Trees are vital to life on this planet. They clean the air from pollutants, provide oxygen, create habitat and biodiversity, combat climate change through the removal and storage of carbon dioxide...
 
Thursday, 23rd March 2017
Soil Association
The Soil Association have set out six game-changing ideas for a fresh approach to farm support post-Brexit, at a Bristol event on Monday (20th March).  The six game-changing ideas set out by the Soil...
 
Thursday, 16th March 2017
Permaculture magazine
An inspiring and informative day of workshops on edible ecosystems, facilitated by the Permaculture Association, in partnership with Permanent Publications and Shift Bristol. The three speakers are...
 
Thursday, 2nd March 2017
Andrew Millison - course tutor
Oregon State University is offering for the third (and maybe last) time, the 4-week online Intro to Permaculture course that is completely FREE! The course ran in May and October 2016 with 26,000...
 
Friday, 10th February 2017
Paul Alfrey - Balkan Ecology Project
A unique learning opportunity studying the productivity of polyculture market gardens in the beautiful Balkans. Encouraged by high yields and high levels of biodiversity that we have been recording...
 
Tuesday, 7th February 2017
Permaculture magazine
Feeding ruminant animals on species-rich grassland produces good quality food, protects the soil, is good for animal welfare and stores carbon in the soil, helping to alleviate climate change. In...
 
Friday, 20th January 2017
Permaculture magazine
The Energy Revolution author, Howard Johns, will be speaking at TEDX Exeter in April 2017. The theme for the event is HOPE, and Howard Johns will be exploring the hope in community energy and the way...
 
Thursday, 19th January 2017
Permaculture magazine
The Dartington Hall Trust is pioneering a new model of agroforestry, aiming to combine five food and farming enterprises to create an agroecological system that is both collaborative and commercially...
 
Wednesday, 18th January 2017
Permaculture magazine
Permaculture projects have the chance to win money to help them continue their work and grow. Lush and Ethical Consumer Research Association have launched the new Lush Spring Prize, a £200,000 annual...
 

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