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Homebuyers willing to pay more for proximity to wildlife

Andrea Gear

25th November 2013

Despite hard economic times, a recent survey shows that two thirds of UK homebuyers would consider paying more for a house with a wildlife-friendly garden ... more...
How to... buy an eco-friendly home

How to... buy a green home

Bethany Hubbard

6th April, 2012

From wool insulation to wood-burning boilers, a greener property is possible. Bethany Hubbard rounds up the key things to look out for more...
Richmond Upon Thames

Top 10… green places to live

Rebecca Campbell

30th March, 2012

From great public transport to carbon reduction initiatives, the UK’s towns and cities are making strides towards becoming greener places to live. Rebecca Campbell takes a closer look at the most impressive more...
SQUASH - Squatters' Action for Secure Homes

Why we need to 'keep squatting legal'

Laura Laker

14th October, 2011

Groups such as Dot Dot Dot and the Squash Campaign are pushing for workable solutions to the UK's housing crisis, but they are up against an anti-squatter media backlash. Laura Laker reports more...
Esthethica

The Ecologist guide to Estethica

Ruth Styles

15th September, 2011

London’s environmental fashion initiative celebrates its fifth birthday this year and this season looks set to be the best yet. Ruth Styles takes a closer look
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Matthew Hancock MP: slash costs and carbon with better property management

Matthew Hancock MP

2nd February,2011

Launching a major new report, the chair of the Westminster Sustainable Business Forum argues that local government can save £7 billion a year in running costs, cut carbon and improve services by better managing its property assets

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Top 10… Ethical Labels to Love

Ruth Styles

31st January, 2011

Once seen as a style-free zone, green fashion is officially cool. Ruth Styles tries on 10 fashion-fabulous brands for size more...
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The driving use of genetic engineering

Geoff Tansey

1st November, 2008

As biotech companies hoover up patents, Geoff Tansey considers what we could end up paying for our future food supply more...
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The Great Garden Grab

Jack Shamash

1st February, 2007

You may see your garden as a spare room or a place to be in touch with nature, but changes to planning rules mean it is likely to attract higher council tax if it hasn’t already been snapped up by a developer. Jack Shamash reports more...

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