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How social media is helping galvanise the Greens

January 24th, 2013

by Ben Whitford

Thanks to the Web and social media, environmentalism has become a worldwide movement. Ben Whitford reports on the need now to take bigger risks and have even bigger confrontations more...
http://www.bohohemp.co.uk

BohoHemp

BohoHemp is an online eco chic boutique providing organic and fair trade hemp fashion in womens and menswear.



Tel: 0800 0932 782
Web: www.bohohemp.co.uk/
Email: info@bohohemp.co.uk

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http://www.drumlin.coop

Drumlin Wind Energy

Individuals, businesses and organisations are being given the chance to invest between £250 and £20,000 in Northern Ireland's first community-owned wind energy co-operative.




Tel: 01229 821028
Web: www.drumlin.coop/
Email: info@drumlin.coop

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http://www.greenassess.co.uk

Green Assess

Green Assess is a specialist provider of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), personal search reports, renewable energy supplies and general home energy advice. Buy EPCs online - get an instant no obligation online quotation now.



Tel: 0845 601 1361
Web: www.greenassess.co.uk/
Email: info@greenassess.co.uk

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http://www.greendealcentral.com

Green Deal Central

Green Deal Central (GDC) is a future Green Deal Provider,* whose aim is to make it easy for green deal installers and local trades people and energy advisors to offer Green Deal packages by partnering with others to provide a complete Green Deal solution and 'whole house' retrofits.



Tel: 0845 601 1361
Web: www.greendealcentral.com/
Email: info@greendealcentral.com

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http://www.greendealsurveying.co.uk

Green Deal Surveying

Over the last decade, the United Kingdom and Europe have experienced extreme weather events such as flooding, droughts and fires. And now research demonstrates to us that as our climate changes the likelihood of these events also increases.



Tel: 0845 601 1361
Web: www.greendealsurveying.co.uk/
Email: info@greenassess.co.uk

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http://www.greendealplan.com

Green Deal Plan

Green Deal Surveys & Green Deal Finance / Green Deal Grants will enable all homeowners in the UK to upgrade their home and help battle climate change with no upfront cost.



Tel: 0845 601 1361
Web: www.greendealplan.com/
Email: info@greenassess.co.uk

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http:/www.greendealreports.co.uk

Green Deal Reports

As part of its ambitious targets to reduce carbon emissions in the UK by 80% before 2050, The new, coalition government have introduced Green Deal Reports.



Tel: 0845 601 1361
Web: www.greendealreports.co.uk/
Email: info@greenassess.co.uk

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http://www.yourhipsearch.co.uk

Green Qual

Green Qual is a professional green deal training provider specialising in the delivery of nationally recognised qualifications for new entrants to the Green Deal and energy performance related industries.



Tel: 0845 601 1361
Web: www.yourhipsearch.co.uk/
Email: info@greenqual.co.uk

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http://www.eaglebrae.co.uk

Eagle Brae

Located in-between Glen Affric and Glen Strathfarrar, the finest remaining stands of pristine Caledonian pine-forest wilderness, Eagle Brae is a luxury self-catering eco-resort entirely powered by renewables. Genuine hand-crafted log cabins topped with wild-flower green roofs. There are no machine cut logs and no two logs the same: every cabin is a unique handmade work of log art. The cabins are set well apart around an old Highland broch on an elevated ridge overlooking beautiful Strathglass. Eagle Brae has been specifically designed as a carbon neutral tourist destination: powered by a micro-hydro turbine and heated by biomass boilers.



Tel: 07738 076711
Web: www.eaglebrae.co.uk/
Email: info@eaglebrae.co.uk

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http://www.gowerpublishing.com/businessenvironment

Gower Publishing

Founded in 1967 Gower is an independent global publisher, widely recognized as a specialist in sustainability and green economics books. From classic business titles through to the most challenging and cutting edge works, our expert authors are continually developing new ideas and are drawn from the most respected academic institutions and industries worldwide.




Tel: +44 (0) 1252 736600
Web: www.gowerpublishing.com/businessenvironment
Email: myoung@gowerpublishing.com
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http://www.thegreendealhub.co.uk

The Green Deal Hub

The Green Deal Hub is an independent company aiming to bring links and opportunities regarding the Green Deal scheme whilst also raising awareness and providing the latest news and information regarding the scheme. Within the scheme, there are significant opportunities for businesses, retailers, trades people, assessors and investors.





Tel: 01274 534040

Web: www.thegreendealhub.co.uk/

Email: info@thegreendealhub.co.uk
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New Green Party leader (England & Wales) reveals her strategy

Bibi van der Zee

12th September, 2012

The leadership election was, basically, a giant question to the membership. Where next? The ballot papers went out. The members voted. And Natalie Bennett, says Bibi van der Zee, appears to be the answer. more...

Ecologist Partners: Triodos Bank

by Lisa Stanley

The UK is at a crossroads at which choices need to be made that will decide where our energy comes from in the future. Recent events are prompting an energy revolution, and many people are now more convinced than ever that a significant part of the UK’s future energy supply has to derive from our own renewable sources. more...

Ecologist Partners: Triodos Bank

by Lisa Stanley

The UK is at a crossroads at which choices need to be made that will decide where our energy comes from in the future. Recent events are prompting an energy revolution, and many people are now more convinced than ever that a significant part of the UK’s future energy supply has to derive from our own renewable sources. more...
Grace Lee

Why Aren’t My Fellow Americans Doing More Recycling?

Grace Lee

27th July, 2012

Grace Lee has just spent a month in Seoul, South Korea working as an intern for the Resource Recirculation Management Division under the Climate Change and Environment Bureau of Seoul City Hall. Here’s what she has to say to her fellow US citizens about their domestic waste… more...
The Weeder's Digest: Identifying and enjoying edible weeds

The Weeder’s Digest

Andy McKee

17th July, 2012

Ever had trouble spotting your hogweed from your hemlock, or your coltsfoot from your charlock? It's a problem Andy McKee will never face again, thanks to Gail Harland's comprehensive new guide on edible weeds more...
Acacia tree in the desert

The Great Green Wall

Bobby Bascomb

12th July, 2012

Africa’s answer to climate change is a proposed 4,000-mile long, nine mile wide wall of trees stretching from Senegal to Djibouti. Designed to stop encroaching desertification, some interpret the project (and its benefits) literally whilst others see it as more of a metaphor. Despite this split, the project is now taking root in Senegal where they have already planted 50,000 acres of trees. more...
Little White Alice

Review: Little White Alice

Lisa Stephens

31st May, 2012

The perfect country escape, Cornwall's Little White Alice is a green retreat that combines style and sustainability, says Lisa Stephens more...
Arizona

Conserving the Wild West: Arizona’s green dream

Ruth Styles

29th May, 2012

The cowboys and Indians are still there but there’s more to America’s 48th state than reliving the glory days of the Wild West. Home to seven different ecosystems, it is leading the way in conservation and green tourism. Ruth Styles went to find out more more...
Nudie jeans

Green jeans: Sweden's Nudie goes organic

Grace Philip

29th May, 2012

It might have taken 11 years but Nudie – purveyors of green jeans for the super stylish – has finally taken the plunge and gone entirely organic. Are you paying attention, H&M? more...
Caroline Lucas

Where next for the Greens?

Bibi van der Zee

28th May, 2012

After some of the biggest breakthroughs in their history, the Green Party now faces a leadership election so what happens now? Are the Greens ready to take the next big leap forward, asks Bibi van der Zee more...
Top 10… ways to give old furniture a facelift

Top 10… ways to give old furniture a facelift

Lisa Stephens

25th May, 2012

Don’t go to IKEA – unleash your inner artist and revamp your table and chairs instead. Lisa Stephens shares some expert advice
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How to Grow Perennial Vegetables

How to Grow Perennial Vegetables

Andy McKee

24th May, 2012

Low maintenance veg that appears year after year with little work involved? Thanks to Martin Crawford’s latest launch, Andy McKee is sold more...
San vs wild: what the San can teach us about living with climate change

San vs wild: what the San people can teach us about living with climate change

Ruth Styles

23rd May, 2012

Once derided as backwards, the southern African San tribe’s love of nature is now bringing them real rewards, as well as offering an insight into how humans can survive with little or no water. Ruth Styles travelled to meet them in Namibia
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