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Octavia Hill National Trust

The National Trust awards recognising pioneering eco-campaigner Octavia Hill

Mike Collins

19th December, 2011

Octavia Hill was a tireless advocate for saving land and green spaces in and around Victorian London. She was also a founder of the National Trust, which is launching an award to recognise modern day 'unsung environmental heroes' more...
Space

Space junk: we're on a collision course in outer space

Eifion Rees

19th September, 2011

Following our look at plans to strip mine the moon, we report on the growing problem of space debris and why some now believe it has reached a 'tipping point'
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The Moon

Plans to strip mine the moon may soon be more than just science-fiction

Henry Gass

4th July, 2011

It may not be long before we start mining the moon for its resources, particularly the rare Helium-3 for its use in nuclear fusion more...
Bringsty Common

One man's remarkable journey to gain access rights to his local common

Chris Baker

28th January, 2011

When Tom Fisher applied for commoners' rights to graze a goat and take firewood from his local common in Bringsty, he had little idea it would lead him on an eight-month delve around England's labyrinthine Commons Act more...
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Open Spaces Society

OSS, formally the Commons, Open Spaces and Footpaths Preservation Society, is Britain’s oldest conservation body. We campaign to protect common land, village greens and public paths and our right to enjoy them.




Tel: 01491 573535
Web: www.oss.org.uk
Email: hq@oss.org.uk
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How to reclaim the empty shops on your local high street

Adam Oxford

17th September, 2010

A pioneering network has a toolkit for turning the nation's decrepit private spaces into public places more...
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Can space tourism be green?

Paul Miles

2nd April, 2009

As adventure tourism exhausts its possibilities, what next?… A look at why we travel, its environmental impact, and where our final destination might be more...
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Space Race

George Hackford

30th July, 2008

The Brazilian Space Agency and Britain’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory are planning to boldly go into new realms of space-based rainforest protection. more...
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Hadron colliders and the risk society

Jim Thomas

20th June, 2008

As to global annihilation, I’m stumped. Most of us wouldn’t recognise a strangelet if it casually devoured us in the street more...
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How to be free: Get disconnected

Tom Hodgkinson

6th June, 2008

The internet once represented something like freedom for Tom Hodgkinson, but the honeymoon ended when the problems of the virtual life became all-too-real more...
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Star Wars: the nuclearisation and weaponisation of space

Karl Grossman

8th July, 2004

How the Bush regime is planning to use nuclear powered spacecraft and weapons to secure US control of outer space. more...
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Terrorism and globalisation

Fritjof Capra

1st May, 2003

For all its obsession with international terrorism, Washington fails to see how the phenomenon is driven by its own model of globalisation – a model that is itself uniquely vulnerable to terrorist attacks. Fritjof Capra on security and sustainability more...

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