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When Plants Dream

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Psychoactive plants are met with intrigue and shrouded in controversy; they are a heated subject of debate in the modern era. This is no less true for ayahuasca – a sacred, psychoactive tea with a long history of ritual use... Read full article

Plastic Free Periods

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The government has committed to providing free period products in English secondary schools and colleges from September 2019. A coalition of charities and sustainable British brands revolutionising the period sector have joined forces...... Read full article

Choosing Sunscreen

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Unprotected exposure to UVA and UVB causes sunburn and could lead to serious health problems, such as skin cancer. In addition, as UVA can contribute to accelerated or premature skin ageing (photoageing), sun protection is vital ... Read full article

Find Better Packaging

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Giki’s Better Packaging badge has just gone live: anyone in the UK with a smartphone can now scan a barcode or search supermarket products in near real time to check the packaging.... Read full article

The Janey Loves Platinum Awards 2019

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Entries are now open for the 2019 Janey Loves Platinum Awards, which recognise excellence and innovation in natural, organic and eco products and services. The awards are a fantastic vehicle for bringing the best of the best in natural products...... Read full article

Mama and Baby Awards 2019

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Weleda has received multiple awards in this year’s Beauty Shortlist Mama & Baby Awards, including Best Baby Brand (International) and Best Eco-Friendly Baby Brand. The accolades weren’t just for Weleda’s natural baby products...... Read full article

High Free Healing

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Humans have been using hemp for over 10,000 years; it’s found in everything from buildings and clothes to food and medicine. The popularity of CBD, which occurs naturally in the Cannabis sativa plant, has recently sky-rocketed... Read full article

All-In-One Natural Protection

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Travel to tropical destinations is on the rise, and with it the risk of catching mosquito-borne disease such as such as chikungunya, dengue, malaria, yellow fever and Zika. ... Read full article

Great Scence

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Plastic pollution is never far from Krista Taylor’s thoughts: she lives in Cornwall and spends a lot of time sailing round the local coastline with her husband, Rob. ‘I love the outdoors and am constantly reminded of the waste that washes up...... Read full article

Goodbye Itchy Eyes

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Many see hay fever as a trivial cause of irritation, but it’s a condition with no cure that, for millions of children around the UK, can cause school absence, sleepless nights, mood changes and impossible exam conditions.... Read full article

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