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yeah baby! cover cropping makes the NYT front page

I can almost hear organic farmers across the country rolling their eyes, cover cropping: this is news? And, I know, I know, you’ve been doing this for… 230 more words

Sustainability Sunday #9

Paleo pancakes for the sustainably shriven.

Traditionally, pancakes have been eaten on Shrove Tuesday to use up indulgent foods before Lent, however I must admit, for me Pancake Day usually means a trip to the shops to… 428 more words

SUSTAINABILITY

A month in, lessons learnt.

Things have settled down a bit in our household so we were able to do a thorough audit of our waste from the month of January, which we will use to evaluate and make some decisions for our waste-less year ahead. 714 more words

Sustainability

National Green Tribunal triggers rethink on traditional cremation

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Union Environment Ministry and the Delhi government to initiate programmes to provide alternative modes of cremation of human remains, saying the traditional method of burning wood emitted hazardous pollutants in the environment. 126 more words

Policy

Is ISO14001 worth it?

Just finishing off the  prep work for this years looming external ISO14001 Environmental Standard audits.

Keith and I have been discussing the merits (or otherwise) of obtaining and maintaining our accreditation in light of balancing this against the delivery of projects and improvements on the ground (the real world benefit). 167 more words

National Trust

What the Paris Agreement means for the private sector

The Paris climate-change agreement endorses the low-carbon approach to doing business. More companies now need to embrace the new disclosure regime and set goals to help to meet the new climate targets, argues Paul Simpson, chief executive officer of the international not-for-profit CDP. 616 more words

COP 21

Israel to India, To Build Forests

Do you believe in a literary cosmos? I do. In the seemingly innocuous collision of two pieces of writing SO removed from each other that they are all that similar. 495 more words

Conservation