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Spring 2000 (PM 23)
COUNTRYSIDE, WHAT COUNTRYSIDE?
Sir Julian Rose describes the root causes behind the crisis in British agriculture and how new models can reverse the trend towards commuting and park keeping.
 
MYCOTOPIA!
Richard Edwards describes his diversified rural business which yields both food and cash for 20 hours work a week.
 
BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE
Eucalyptus plantations and the plastic 'corq' are replacing a form of sustainable agriculture. Siobhan Mitchell describes the devastating impact on both people and rare creatures in Portugal.
 
HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL
Juliet Jenkins makes an impassioned plea to restore wetlands and develop sustainable aquaculture to benefit both people and planet.
 
THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT
Jon Musset tells the story of an urban eco-renovation project on a Grade II listed building in Norwich with particular attention to insulation and photovoltaics.
 
FORGOTTEN FRUITS
Clive Simms invites you to feast on a variety of exotic fruits that he has successfully grown in Britain.
 
ROBERT HART, A FAREWELL TO A VISIONARY
Andy Langford pays tribute to Robert Hart who invented temperate forest gardening and inspired many thousands of people
 
ZED CARS
An electric vehicle with a difference – charged on a photovoltaic panel it produces zero emissions – but what's it like to drive? Reader, Sue Dunster, tells you all.
 
JUNK MAIL
Fed up of the wall-to-wall mulch that comes through your letter box? Here's how to stop the paper chase for good.
 
YEOMAN'S FOLLIES
He's back! John Yeoman turns his conservatory into a seed sprouting research laboratory and comes up with a fountain of ideas for the lazy sprouter.
 
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