“Singer and song collector Sam Lee traces a map in stories, folklore and song along England’s longest and most famous river, the Thames. Beginning at its underground source in the idyllic Gloucestershire countryside, Sam follows the Thames from a trickling … Continued
Practical Action have prepared a field report on a small scale solution delivering big results in areas where low rainfall, drought and cyclones have led to severe hardship. Pfumvudza (“New Season”) is a special method of agriculture that enables a … Continued
Wise words from Garden Organic Even if you don’t remember the drought of 1976, you are probably aware of the current water shortages across England. With the forecast due for a dry July, here below are some tips for the … Continued
“It’s possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems.” Environmental film maker John D. Liu documents large-scale ecosystem restoration projects in China, Africa, South America and the Middle East, highlighting the enormous benefits for people and planet of undertaking these efforts globally.
A million properties across England could in future be heated by water from rivers, canals and the sea, the government says.The Department for Energy calculates this is the potential of a technology known as the water source heat pump.This relies … Continued
The Autumn 2014 National Trust Magazine gives details of ways in which their properties are starting to use less energy: with hydro electricity in Northumberland, wind turbines in Cumbria, electric Land Rovers in Snowdonia, biomass in Herefordshire, sea power at Plas … Continued