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CASE STUDY: creating Transition Towns

Ed Hamer

27th November, 2007

From theory to practice, how one man in Totnes is helping a community respond to the threat of peak oil – from its own currency to relearning lost arts. Ed Hamer reports more...
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CASE STUDY: keeping local areas distinctive

Paul Kingsnorth

1st December, 2006

The UK’s most successful NGO is based in a Dorset village, with no members or PR team. Paul Kingsnorth meets the duo behind it… more...
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People power: support the campaign for the Sustainable Communities Bill

LOCAL WORKS

2nd December, 2005

A Bill drafted by environmental groups and community organisations to make the places we live more sustainable and reverse community decline. But it will only become law with massive grass roots support - that means you!..... more...
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Wangari Maathai: fighting for Kenya's environment

Nicola Graydon

1st March, 2005

Wangari Maathai’s Nobel prize-winning activism has thrust the environment to the forefront of the global security agenda more...
Urban Walking

Will modern-day flaneurs help rebuild fragmented communities?

Nika Stella-Sawicka

1st September, 2009

In the age of high-speed travel, walking - alone or in groups - is the foremost way to reconnect to cities, our environment and one another more...
Post Office in decline

Can communities save the post office?

Steve Shaw

13th July, 2009

Scaled-back, out-sourced or privatised, there's no doubt that the Post Office - the hub of many rural communities - is in a sorry state. Is there a way that local communities can band together to preserve local facilities? more...
Ecologist Visionaries

The Visionaries

Ecologist

20th March, 2009

Mark Anslow, Laura Sevier, Dan Box and Matilda Lee profile 10 visionaries with 10 big ideas for a better world.
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Urban Composting

The Ecologist

1st February, 2005

Imagine you could turn 30 per cent of your household waste, at no cost, into high-quality compost for your plants, while also reducing toxic emissions from incinerator plants...
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How to live differently

Rachel Clode

13th March, 2008

Stressed out and living for the weekend? Breaking free may be easier than you thought... more...
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Tinker's Bubble: low-impact living

Shannon Carr-Shand

30th January, 2009

In 1993 a group of 10 friends, including former Ecologist editor Simon Fairlie, shared a vision of a place where people could live and work in harmony with the land. What resulted became Tinker’s Bubble more...
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Better than real- culture of the fake

Mark White

1st April, 2009

Who needs nature when you can manufacture a superior, ersatz substitute? more...
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Cautious welcome to UK Government's Heat and Energy Saving legislation

News

24th March, 2009

Campaigners give cautious welcome to Government’s decarbonisation programme more...

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Park life - reassessing the value of public spaces

News

18th March, 2009

Most councils value their public parks at a mere £1, says the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment more...
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Rural depopulation isn’t just a social problem: it affects wildlife too

News

23rd January, 2009

When communities are broken apart by migration towards towns and cities, rural life suffers. more...
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Guerrillas in our midst

Olly Zanetti

21st January, 2009

Under cover of darkness, a dedicated team of activists is slowly rescuing unloved pockets of land from botanical meltdown. Olly Zanetti meets the guerrilla gardeners lighting up London. more...
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Sustaining communities

Phil Moore

1st October, 2008

With the global credit crunch grabbing all the headlines, issues concerning economies on a lesser scale are easily sidelined. more...
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Poison Fire Interview

Phil Moore

11th September, 2008

Filmmaker Lars Johansson talks to the Ecologist about the making of the film 'Poison Fire' and the curse of oil in the Niger Delta. more...
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All hands to the plough

Ed Hamer

7th August, 2008

The community supports the farmer and the farmer supports the community. Why isn't everyone taking part in the latest agricultural revolution, wonders Ed Hamer more...
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Trump's Aberdeen Golf Course Proposal Awaits Acceptance

George Hackford

9th July, 2008

Donald Trump, the American property tycoon, awaits acceptance of his proposal to build a five-star golf complex in Aberdeenshire from local councillors and the Scottish government. more...
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Plan C: Community Survival Strategies for Peak Oil and Climate Change by Pat Murphy

Phil England

1st July, 2008

Heavy on the moralising, light on cheer, a new book on low-carbon living has Phil England reaching for the classics more...
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City planning as if people mattered

Philip Parker

22nd June, 2008

Philip Parker flies the flag for a people-first approach to traffic management to regain control of the streets. more...
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Blame the environmentalists

Richard Heinberg

20th June, 2008

As the second great depression gets under way, how will we deal with it and who will the fingers be pointing at? more...
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A lot of fun - why allotments are good for the soul

Tony Baldry

19th June, 2008

Allotments are good for the soul and enjoying a resurgence in interest, says Tony Baldry, which is why local councils and developers should be required to grow their own
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Ecovillages: A model life?

Laura Sevier, Mike Henderson & Nritijuna Naidu

3rd June, 2008

More people are turning to eco communities as a viable alternative to urban life. Laura Sevier reports more...
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Real England: The Battle Against the Bland

Peter Hughes

1st June, 2008

Plastic population English culture is becoming increasingly artificial, but there are still those fighting its decline more...

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