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Greenpeace

TAKE ACTION to stop Asia Pulp and Paper's logging in Indonesia's tiger rainforests

Priyanka Mogul

7th March, 2012

Greenpeace's undercover investigation accused Asia Pulp and Paper's of flouting the logging ban on ramin trees in Indonesia, threatening the remaining population of Sumatran tigers. Greenpeace calls on you to urge companies to boycott APP products more...
permaculture

Time for gardeners to stop living the ‘Good Lie’

Bob Sherman

22nd July, 2011

Amateur gardeners striving to live the 'Good Life' should ensure they check the contents of store-bought compost. For peat's sake - we need to think beyond our backyards and choose compost carefully more...
Garden Organic's 'I don't dig peat' campaign

TAKE ACTION to save the UK's peat bogs

Matilda Lee

28th June, 2011

Be an eco-friendly gardener and make a promise to be peat-free more...
Chat Moss Peat site

'Britain's rainforests' in danger as gardeners love affair with peat continues

Sam Campbell

3rd June, 2011

While the proposed sell off of UK forests attracted a chorus of criticism, the destruction of peat bogs continues almost unnoticed. Sam Campbell reports from current flashpoint Chat Moss, near Manchester
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Whisky and waves: the future of Scottish isle's power?

Ffion Llwyd-Jones

12th November, 2010

Communities on the Isle of Islay are moving forward with plans for tidal energy and renewable fuels while maintaining age old methods of agriculture and whisky distilling more...

Peat free compost: why to use and which to buy

Andy Hamilton

13th May, 2010

An avid gardener road-tests two brands of peat free compost, and gives you a recipe to make your own more...
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The rainforests on our doorstep

Trevor Critchley

15th May, 2008

Prince Charles has called UK peatlands ‘Britain’s tropical rainforests’ – and like rainforests worldwide, ours are in decline. Trevor Critchley reports on the devastating consequences for global warming more...

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