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Thursday, 25th May 2017

To celebrate the regenerative work of projects from around the world, the organisation Lush, set up the Lush Spring Prize.

People across the world are creating ways of living in tune with nature and their evironments. From people orientated projects to restoring ecosystems, there is plenty to be positive about.

The LUSH Spring Prize has awarded 11 projects from across the world either £10,000 or £25,000, to continue their work in regeneration.

The awards received 450 nominations and was brought down to 52 projects, which were then debated by a panel of 12 judges.

 
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Wednesday, 29th March 2017

The researchers at NASA have put together a list of around 30 air-filtering plants for the home, filtering out benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene and toluene, and ammonia.

Where do these chemicals come from and what do they do?

Benzene

 
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Friday, 24th March 2017

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 and so much more.

The forests across the world are essential to the health of our planet, and although only cover 6%, they contain over half of planet's animal and plant species.

In one year an acre of mature trees can provide enough oxygen for 18 people.1

 
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Friday, 24th March 2017

This is a great read for anyone interested in urban agriculture.

Michael Ableman shares the story behind his latest project, Sole Food. These street farms have transformed vacant and contaminated land in Vancouver, whilst growing artisan-quality fruit and vegetables, and providing jobs and empowering people who are living with and chronic mental health problems.

 
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Friday, 17th March 2017

This is a life changing book. It is an essential guide for anyone seeking a happier life. The authors, Annie and Adam share their stories and ideas that have created their happy lifestyles whilst minimising spending.

Our current world encourages us to buy, buy, buy, giving the illusion this will bring happiness. But when you get down to real happiness, is it really those beautiful but expensive shoes (that you’ll only wear a few times) that make you happy, or those moments exploring your neighbourhood, meeting new people, experiencing an amazing adventure with loved ones?

 

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