See how plastic mattresses can become the basis for growing food in refugee camps.
Turkish dumps are where much of the UK’s recycling ends up. We need to be much more careful about putting our rubbish, especially plastic, out to be collected by the council. At the very least, we can:- use our own … Continued
A worldwide planting programme could remove two-thirds of all the emissions that have been pumped into the atmosphere by human activities. “…forest restoration isn’t just one of our climate change solutions, it is overwhelmingly the top one…” Professor Tom Crowther … Continued
Water Is Life. But by ignoring the need to let rainfall refresh the soil and build up the water table, we are creating disasters all over the world through droughts and floods. The remedy is surprisingly simple: vegetation. When the … Continued
These pictures are from Meelin in February. Thanks to Roisin and Paddy. You can support tree planting around the world in at least two ways:- Use Ecosia as your search engine, at no cost to yourself Go to the Treesisters … Continued
This Triodos film on Twitter explains how the soil is important, and how intensive agriculture is destroying it. Surely this is not agriculture? Agriculture means literally worshipping the soil. The farmer worships the soil by nourishing it, for instance by … Continued
Huxhams Cross Farm is a biodynamic farm at Dartington (TQ9 6AA) run using permaculture principles by the Biodynamic Land Trust. The farm supplies the local community, and now runs courses introducing permaculture and agroforestry (also called forest gardening). The courses … Continued