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Farming Today: news of the Ecological Land Co-operative chaired by Shaun Chamberlin

This may be heard by going to http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05tbf5c

Shaun writes in depth about the Ecological Land Co-operative, which exists to overcome the two great barriers to land for those wishing to establish ecological businesses and smallholdings here: soaring land prices and simple legal permission: 273 more words

Shaun Chamberlin

Reclaiming, Relocalizing, Reconnecting: The Power of Taking Back Local Food Systems

A rare Wednesday post on the 45th anniversary of Earth Day.
A new report by Friends of the Earth Europe looks at five examples of European communities successfully taking on the challenge of creating new systems that honor wise stewardship, local wealth and health and civic engagement. 7 more words

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To cool the planet, give land back to small farmers and indigenous communities

Peru’s violent land conflicts also bring into focus another issue of equal importance to climate change that can no longer be ignored: the concentration of farmland in the hands of a few.

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