Environment

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

21 Nov 2014

 

A Sainsbury’s store in Cannock has become the first supermarket in the world to derive 100% of its power through its own food waste

 
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/ Community, Peace, Peace & Democracy, Politics, Sustainable Development

14 Nov 2014

 

Permaculture is often associated with agriculture, but now a global network of environmentalists, development professionals and entrepreneurs aims to combine the power of human connections with sustainable design to help rebuild the war-torn Gaza Strip

 
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Environment, Science

12 Nov 2014

 

Scientists believe the discovery could provide a bee-friendly alternative to neonicotinoid pesticides

 
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/ Conservation, Environment

03 Nov 2014

 

An ancient reef that once teemed with primitive sea life has been unearthed in Africa

 
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/ Environment, Positive People

24 Oct 2014

 

Our economy is shooting itself in the foot, author and activist Naomi Klein warned an audience in Westminster this month, and a radical change in the way we approach the climate conversation is the only way to turn things around

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

21 Oct 2014

 

Danish ministers hope the rest of Europe will follow its example in deriving power from renewable sources

 
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/ Blogs, Environment

20 Oct 2014

 

As organisations ranging from city councils to churches withdraw their investments in fossil fuels, Nicola Slawson looks at how a small US student campaign has become a global movement to tackle climate change

 
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/ Blogs, Education, Lifestyle, Sustainable Development, Youth

14 Oct 2014

 

Catalyst is a leading five-day residential course for young people aged 18-25, hosted at Embercombe, a educational centre for sustainable living in Devon. Catalyst alumni Jasmine Irving reflects on her experience

 
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/ Environment, Sustainable Development

01 Oct 2014

 

A new report highlights billion-pound economy boost to be had in better resource efficiency

 
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/ Environment, Innovation, Lifestyle, Social Enterprise, Sustainable Development, Technology

30 Sep 2014

 

In-built obsolescence may seem a forgivable quirk of the modern technology many of us love, but it has a force of its own, placing us on a wheel of consumer slavery. But there is another way, writes Lucy Purdy

 
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/ Agriculture, Community, Food, Innovation, Justice, Sustainable Development

25 Sep 2014

 

A new initiative will help farmers overcome intellectual property law restrictions on quality seeds

 
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/ Environment, Wellbeing

23 Sep 2014

 

Nurturing a deeper, more interactive connection with nature is essential for the Earth's wellbeing and our own, says Jini Reddy, as she spends a week in Devon learning from indigenous traditions

 
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/ Environment

18 Sep 2014

 

A groundbreaking ruling allows towns opposed to fracking to ban heavy industry within municipal borders

 
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/ Community, Environment, Positive Perspective, Renewable Energy

29 Aug 2014

 

Local people taking control of energy generation in their area is the key to a sustainable future, argues Clare Martynski

 
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/ Community, Health, Innovation, Politics, Sustainable Development

28 Aug 2014

 

Since 1948 the NHS has provided publicly-funded healthcare based on equality. But with continuing funding cuts and privatisation threatening the service we ask a group of experts how it can have a secure long-term future that best serves the public

 
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/ Agriculture, Food

21 Aug 2014

 

Supermarket chain Intermarché in France has been selling ‘ugly’ fruit and vegetables to customers at a discounted rate to highlight the problem of food waste and provide customers with a cheaper shopping alternative

 
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/ Environment

24 Jul 2014

 

Britain's urban rivers are at their cleanest for over two decades, according to scientists from Cardiff University

 
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/ Conservation, Environment

18 Jul 2014

 

An ‘all or nothing’ fundraising strategy has secured conservation of the Amazon Region Protected Areas for the next 25 years

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

17 Jul 2014

 

A new survey has revealed that almost two-thirds of Britons would choose to live near a wind farm over a fracking site. The findings have led to the government being accused of ignoring public opinion

 
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/ Conservation, Environment

08 Jul 2014

 

British oil company Soco International plc is to end its operations in the Virunga World Heritage Site in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)