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SCOPE Malawi |
Thursday, 6th February 2020
The Schools and Colleges Permaculture (SCOPE) Malawi programme has been working with schools for over seven years to transform the school grounds, teach children basic agricultural skills and provide food for the children.  Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world with 50.7% of the population living below the poverty line and 25% living... more
 
Paul Alfrey - The Balkan Ecology Project |
Friday, 31st January 2020
Here are the results from the fifth and final year of our Market Garden Polyculture Study. This study looks at the differences between growing annual vegetables and herbs in polycultures vs growing them in traditional blocks. Although this was the final year of this study, we are just getting started and next year we will be continuing our... more
 
Joan Bailey |
Wednesday, 29th January 2020
Michael Foley’s epiphany came during a visit with his daughter. “I found myself one morning picking weeds while the farmer maneuvered his horse down the row, and suddenly I knew that’s where I wanted to be,” laughs Foley, who soon after traded the halls and classrooms of the Catholic University of America for the fields and furrows of Little Lake... more
 
Gaia Ma |
Tuesday, 14th January 2020
I came to Ometepe, Nicaragua, in search of sacred fertile soil. I had the vision to build an intentional community based on the principles of earth-care, people care, and fair share. I had been working on a permaculture project with Doug Bullock, of the Bullock’s Permaculture Homestead, who sent me to check out Ometepe. It was a breathtaking... more
 
Paul Alfrey - The Balkan Ecology Project |
Monday, 6th January 2020
The Balkan Ecology Project is a family run project, founded in 2010. The main aim being to develop and promote practices that provide nutritious affordable food while enhancing biodiversity. Running and overseeing the project are Paul and Sophie, a couple originally from the UK and their then two young children Dylan and Archie. In the beginning…... more
 
Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 2nd January 2020
As we enter a new decade, the world is experiencing a huge shift in awareness. Many are hearing the Call, some for the first time; Greta has chastised the UN; XR continues to take to the streets; the proroguing of the British Parliament that subverted the world’s oldest democracy was judged illegal; Trump risks impeachment (again); every hour the... more
 
Rebecca Hosking |
Tuesday, 17th December 2019
To come up with an antidote to the Boxing Day Foxhunt, even a cultural antidote, you must first understand what it is you are counter-acting. Within the UK there’s a lot of confusion about foxhunting and its ban, and what kind of hunting continues today. To explain this as best I can I’d like to tell our story, and show how we’ve created something... more
 
Muneezay Jaffery |
Monday, 16th December 2019
In December 2018, Green Shoots Foundation (Green Shoots), a UK registered charity, established a training centre for horticulture and rural development on a 0.56 Ha (1.2 acre) piece of land provided by the Provincial Government of an isolated province in the NW of Cambodia. This project has been in the pipeline for 18 months in partnership with... more
 
TreeSisters |
Wednesday, 11th December 2019
In the wake of the UN’s Emissions Gap Report calling for drastic action to slow climate change, and the epidemic of forest fires sweeping across the Amazon, western Australia and California - women-led reforestation charity TreeSisters urges everyone to take a stand for the global forests. The charity’s new ‘Grow Your Own Forest’ campaign invites... more
 
www.piumamusic.com |
Tuesday, 3rd December 2019
After 'Making an Environmentally Friendly Vinyl Record' and 'Building and Eco-Friendly Recording Studio', I wanted to take the sustainability behind my music to the next level, by generating power from the sun. This article is for musicians and recording studio owners. It is also for anyone who wants to stop powering their art, creative work, home... more
 

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