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The Elephant in the Room

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It was a gruelling tusk, but a life-sized elephant has been created using 29,649 used batteries. The installation was created to highlight the fact that 20,000 tonnes of portable cells end up in UK landfill sites every year.... Read full article

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

Want to Save The Planet?

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The recent photos of the empty Glastonbury site where only 0.7% of tents had been left after the festival were cause for celebration; it seems the message that our planet is running out of time, and we need to do something to help, is finally landing... Read full article

Feel The Future

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This weekend (19-21 July), Hawkwood’s Seed Festival in Stroud will celebrate courageous leadership, creative expression and innovation in partnership with our natural world. This year’s theme is Action, as people stand up, speak out...... Read full article

Could you Stop Flying?

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Molly Scott Cato, the Green MEP known as the ‘MEP who doesn’t fly’, is urging people to make a ‘flight-free 2020’ pledge. She says stopping flying, or cutting back on flights considerably, is the ‘most important single thing we can do... Read full article

State of Transition

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A major new report assessing the climate performance of 274 of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed companies reveals that almost half (46%) do not adequately consider climate risk in operational decision-making.... Read full article

The Year of the EV

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Electric car ownership is the right choice for at least 1.5 million UK households today, according to a new study by What Car? That’s the number of multi-car homes in the UK with a sweet-spot combination of off-street parking for home-charging...... Read full article

Timber Fest Attended by 5K

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Timber Festival, organised by the National Forest Company and award-winning outdoor event producers Wild Rumpus, took place in the beautiful 70-acre woodland at Feanedock with an audience of 5,000 excited festivalgoers.... Read full article

Emergency on Planet Earth

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If the Earth’s climate temperature increased by 2°C, subsequent floods would eliminate 280 million people, earthquakes would wipe out 17.6 million and drought/famine would result in 230.8 million fatalities.... Read full article

Planting Big Ideas

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This year, we have solemnly hit the reality of environmental breakdown, with a lack of political will and leadership that is causing devastating impacts on our natural environment and social systems. Change needs to happen, and it needs to happen NOW... Read full article

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