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Thursday, 11th August 2011
Tony Rollinson
The six-page feature in Green World Issue 73 sets out to highlight permaculture's world view, while illustrating what we can do in our own spaces and communities. Maddy Harland, editor of...
 
Wednesday, 10th August 2011
Permaculture magazine
If you have any inspirational ideas for living a low-carbon lifestyle, they could be shown on 'Road to Durban: A Green City Journey' series and CNN.com Budding eco-warriors are being invited to...
 
Tuesday, 9th August 2011
Permaculture magazine
There were people blaming cuts, some simply put it down to opportunistic mindless acts of violence, of course, social networking, Twitter, Facebook, Blackberry Messenger played a huge part in the...
 
Monday, 8th August 2011
Tony Rollinson
A new report by Mintel shows that the British public are taking a significant step away from costly tumble dryers, washer dryers and washing machines and embracing the old fashioned washing line and...
 
Friday, 5th August 2011
Tony Rollinson
The controversial Sellafield nuclear fuel plant has closed, just 10 years since it was commissioned in the 1990s. The plant opened in 2001 and in that time it has made just 15 tons of fuel at a cost...
 
Wednesday, 3rd August 2011
Tony Rollinson
This year the Pleasance Theatre, the biggest venue at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, will accurately measure its environmental footprint and set out a strategy to reduce that impact with help from...
 
Tuesday, 2nd August 2011
Tony Rollinson
Over the weekend, a piece in The Guardian by Rupert Jones looked at the virtues of not-for-profit co-operative living. A diverse group of eight people in Walthamstow east London have set up The Drive...
 
Thursday, 28th July 2011
Tony Rollinson
Today's New York Times, Thursday 28th July 2011, has a major permaculture feature written by Michael Tortorello. The piece has an overview of the history of permaculture, the ethics and principles...
 
Thursday, 28th July 2011
Tony Rollinson
Green energy company Ecotricity will have installed free power points at 12 Welcome Break service stations around the UK by September 2011. A further will 17 follow later in the year. It means the UK...
 
Wednesday, 27th July 2011
Tony Rollinson
There are of course many natural ways to keep fit besides aiming to be a London 2012 Olympic athlete – as permaculturists we may already see our own gardening as a very natural way to be healthy. But...
 

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