The Ecologist


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Eigg scene

Salmon farm threatens Scottish island of Eigg's green credentials

Kathrine Anker

26th September, 2011

The Isle of Eigg has won prizes for its use of renewable energy resources. But a proposed fish farm could ruin the eco-friendly reputation that the small island community has worked so hard to obtain, and the tourist appeal that comes with it more...

Cutting carbon through people-powered innovation


21st January, 2010

NESTA's Big Green Challenge inspired community groups to come up with innovative ways to reduce carbon emissions. Along the way, it has proved that change really can come from a grassroots level more...
Isolated house on Isle of Eigg

Largely self-sufficient Scottish island wins prize


18th January, 2010

Isle of Eigg pursuit of self-sufficiency through renewable energy projects has been rewarded with share of UK-wide award more...

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