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Eco Christmas Gift Guide - Part II

Hazel Sillver

30th November 2013

As the festive season approaches draw some inspiration for green gifts from Hazel Sillver's second guide to ethical presents, which includes something for the pet dogs as well as the elephants! more...

Save the Co-op Bank!

Oliver Tickell

1st November 2013

A campaign has been launched to force the UK's Co-operative Bank to retain its ethical and green principles - in the face of a hostile takeover by hedge funds and financial speculators. more...
Bill McKibben speaks at Rochester Institute of Technology

Bill McKibben: time for the climate movement to get on the front foot

Adam Ramsay

31st October 2013

Bill McKibben, founder of the 350.org network, is one of the world's most effective climate change campaigners. And he is in the UK this week. Adam Ramsay of Open Democracy caught up with him ... more...
Borneo Lumbung Mine near Maruwei:

Borneo's rainforest coal: City of London profit.

John Vidal writing for the Guardian

30 October 2013

The development of coal mines in East Kalimantan is having a huge impact on local and indigenous populations, destroying the forest and displacing communities. London banks and City financiers take the profit. more...

Greenhouse gases alone are causing unprecedented Arctic warming

October 29th, 2013

A new University of Colorado Boulder study shows that human influence alone is responsible for warming in the Arctic. more...

Go fossil-free, urge investment managers

Kieran Cooke

28th October 2013

Fossil fuel companies are feeling the heat from investors concerned that many of their assets may prove worthless. more...

Conscience Clothing

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Grangemouth oil refinery

Ecology is the meaning of life

27th October 2013

Dr. Glen Barry

Dr. Glen Barry tells the Ecologist why he believes that ecology is far more than just the study of life and its environment......
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Wyke Farm 100% Green Initiative

October 24th, 2013

Lynn Batten

Last month the UK’s largest independent cheese producer and milk processor launched its biogas plant, with a view to becoming 100% self sufficient in green energy. Lynn Batten went along to see what all the fuss was about....... more...

Eco funerals increasing in popularity

October 1st, 2013

By Clare Stevens

Many of us are living greener lifestyles, but what about the imprint we leave when we die? Traditional burial and cremation practices can create a sizeable carbon footprint. Clare Stevens explores the options for those seeking to make their goodbye a green one....... more...

Building Momentum for Sustainability in Fashion

Sarah Ditty

Sarah Ditty explains why she believes manufacturers and consumers should join the increasing numbers of us who are voting with our wallets and choose fashion that doesn't harm people or planet....... more...

It's not easy being green - unless that is, you live on a boat. Part II.

Clare Kendall

In the second of a series of four blogs Clare Kendall discovers that fuel consumption by boat-dwellers is comparatively low and that energy is often more accessible than it is for those of us who live in buildings....... more...

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It’s not easy being green – unless that is, you live on a boat

Clare Kendall

In the first of a series of four blogs Clare Kendall examines the interactions between the boat dweller and the substance that keeps them afloat..... more...

The Green Isle

Hazel Sillver

Need an eco break? Hazel Sillver recommends hopping on a ferry and making your way to the Isle of Wight....
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Eco Technology now and in the future

Emily Buchanan

Emily Buchanan takes a look at four of the most innovative ecological advances of our time..... more...

Garden designers promote green messages at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Mandy Almond

Garden designers are increasingly conscious of green gardening methods, but designers at this year's RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show are demonstrating how gardens can be used to convey green messages to increase environmental consciousness amongst the public too. Mandy Almond, Show Manager, talks us through some of the gardens.... more...

UK gardens you must visit in Summer 2013

by Hazel Sillver

Hazel Sillver gives her pick of the UK's 10 most gorgeous eco-gardens and garden events to stroll around this summer....
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How to have an Eco-Holiday in Jamaica

by Aimee Avory-Adams

Home to many great eco-friendly attractions, Jamaica is fast becoming one of the top green destinations in the world by reducing its carbon footprint. Aimme Avory-Adams takes a look at what the paradise island has to offer....... more...

Vitamin D – The Sunshine Vitamin Most Indoor Workers Are Lacking

by Oliver Gillie

Human beings in high-income countries are leading increasingly artificial lives divorced from the natural environment and without the important health benefits of sunshine. The result is chronic ill health of many kinds, warns Oliver Gillie more...
Resurgence Peace Garden

Eco-design at Chelsea Flower Show 2013

by Hazel Sillver

This is the centenary year for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and eco-sound landscaping is taking centre stage.

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crunchy chocolate hearts

Is a raw food diet right for you?

by Hazel Sillver

Raw foodism is becoming increasingly popular. Advocates report high energy levels and less need for sleep. But is it a healthy way for everyone to eat, asks Hazel Sillver more...
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Is a raw food diet right for you?

by Hazel Sillver

Raw foodism is becoming increasingly popular. Advocates report high energy levels and less need for sleep. But is it a healthy way for everyone to eat, asks Hazel Sillver more...

Greening of our cities

by Jonathon Porritt

Jonathon Porritt introduces Bristol BIG Green Week and reflects on how it is our cities that now lead the way in sustainability. more...
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