People, anita-vandyke 1

Ways to kick the waste habit with Anita Vandyke

August 18, 2020 Uncategorised
It seems like an oxymoron to say that it's a waste to produce waste.  It was Ray Anderson, Chairman of Interface Inc. who said: "All…
People, Free range child 1

How to raise a free-range child

August 12, 2020 Uncategorised
It wasn't so long ago that not only were there free range chickens and free range pigs and free range cattle, there were also free…
Feral animals, cats 1

Invasive plants and animals continue the colonisation process

August 4, 2020 Uncategorised
It can be a vexed question when it comes to discussing, let alone deciding, how to manage invasive species - especially cats - in the…
Book, Medning life 1

Healing the earth one stitch at a time

July 29, 2020 Uncategorised
If one of the stories we are telling ourselves is that we're living in a breaking world, where social order, ecological systems and finances are…
Fungi, mycoremediation 1

How the humble mushroom can clean up toxic waste

July 27, 2020 Uncategorised
Research into the role of fungi in nature and how this organism (often mistaken to be plants, when in fact they are in a kingdom…
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Nature doesn’t so much give, rather we take, observes Jeff Corbett

July 22, 2020 Uncategorised
There's a story we tell ourselves that says we are robust and once an adult, of independent means and able to get by without the…
Faunca, Whalte, Humpback 1

Life lessons from a whale perspective

July 13, 2020 Uncategorised
We humans have a fascination with whales that goes back a long way.  In times past it had a rather dark side with the killing…

Planetary boundaries provide ecological limits that are good for our health

July 11, 2020 Uncategorised
What are the limits to our human encroachment on the other than human world of which we are a part? That's a question that has…
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Lessons from history that apply today – water in the landscape

July 9, 2020 Uncategorised
In this post we hear about how uninformed newcomers can negatively impact a vital water source for local people in: The Sands of Ooldea. It…
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Waste or resource – It’s a matter of perception that requires a paradigm shift

July 6, 2020 Uncategorised
It was at South Cardiff on a barmy June afternoon and he was scouting around for useful ‘rubbish’ that households had placed on the verge…