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Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 17th August 2011

Eyes Of Gaia are the organizers of a wholly peaceful protest calling for everyone to support the people of the Amazon. The Brazilian Government is proposing to build 60 giant dams and flood the heart of the Amazon rainforest. This would threaten 40,000 indigenous people who have lived in harmony with the jungle since time immemorial. It would also endanger many species and detrimentally contribute to global climate change.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Monday, 15th August 2011

We live in one of the most urbanised countries on earth. By 2030 an estimated 92% of us will be living the urban life. Congested cities sprawl across our map, but they are not the only way to live. Smaller than a city, more intimate, more surprising: this series celebrates the perhaps forgotten world of the town.

In the series geographer and adventurer Nicholas Crane explores four iconic British towns Ludlow, Scarborough, Perth and, in the final programme to be aired this week, Totnes.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Thursday, 11th August 2011

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.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Monday, 8th August 2011

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 peg.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Friday, 5th August 2011

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 to the tax payer of £1.4bn. That is a staggering figure.

 

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