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On the cusp of departure...and adventure!

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.”
Henry David Thoreau

Maybe slightly less confidently than Thoreau is coaching us to believe, we’re on the cusp of leaving on our (cue mystic yogi guru voice) … 315 more words

Ethical Living

UK's "first eco-town" built green from the ground up

An eco-town described as the UK’s “most sustainable development” is moving closer to being occupied. The first residents are expected to move into North West Bicester later this year. 23 more words


The Amazon and us

During my recent trip to Peru, I spent a few weeks in the Peruvian Amazon, around the region of Iquitos. It’s not hard to fall in love with the jungle. 1,514 more words



The list of official responses to the Neighbourhood Plan in the previous post is as interesting for the organisations that were never invited to respond as for the actual responses themselves. 285 more words


Building with fridges. Innovation is fun at Tribodar Permaculture, Portugal.

In Tribodar Permaculture, Portugal, the amazing people there have experimented with all sorts of different types of alternative sustainable ways to build structures. One of them involved the use of recycled fridges. 113 more words


Plastic bag lobby isn’t going down without a fight | Reveal


Corporate lobbying should be outlawed and shunned as completely anti-progress. Any process that is designed to aid profit to the detriment of public health or environmental protection should go.