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Posts by Emma Murphy

Is Clinging to Belief Making Us Feel Powerless?

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Limiting Beliefs Observation rather than Judgement On my own personal quest for answers – for solutions to the world’s problems, I am constantly observing. I cannot emphasize enough that they are observations, and that I am trying not to make judgements. Above all, judgements are futile. We can’t do anything about what other people do…

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How to Find a UK Ethical Bank

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How to Find an Ethical Bank – The UK  Scandal and Wrong Use of Resources We’ve witnessed banking scandals for many years now. The 2008 monetary situation resulted in an “overhaul” of the banking system, but has anything really changed?   Large banks have been found out out for mis-selling items, breaking regulations, and also…

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Fact: We are Facing the Greatest Mass Extinction since the Dinosaurs

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Images from WWF Report 2016 on Living Planet  Mass Extinction No this isn’t fear-mongering. And this isn’t click-bait. We humans are driving this planet to mass extinction. Fact. The Anthropocene era is here and we are standing on the precipice of complete and utter obliteration of the natural world. According to the latest WWF Living Planet…

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How to Save Earth – Work With Nature

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How to Save Earth? Every Action Must Have a Reaction Every action, whether or not we’ve chosen it consciously, carries with it a set of principles and intentions. This ties in to the laws of Karma ( the Sanskrit word for action) and the “scientific” alternative in Newton’s law that ‘every action must have a reaction’. We only…

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What Kids and Young Adults Can Teach Us About the Environment

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Kids and the Environment As most Save the Earth Cooperative members know, I am a volunteer for Save the Earth Cooperative, as are my fellow co-founders. As volunteers, we are working super hard on the campaign to get the People’s Coop off the ground. It’s a hard and sometimes seemingly formidable task, since we pretty much…

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Children and Permaculture

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Children and Permaculture Children are the Key to the Future Children are the future – that is for certain. It is their future that we pave the way for right now, so we are merely guardians or caretakers of this earth. But in what state will they inherit the earth? And how might permaculture help…

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How to Start a Community Garden – A Beginner’s Guide

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How to Start a Community Garden Task Force. 10 Save the Earth Cooperative guidelines that will enable you to start a garden community task force in your area.   Steps 1 -5     Join Save the Earth and we’ll set up a local Save the Earth Facebook group and invite other local members to…

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Why Join a Co-op ?

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Common Myths about Joining a Co-op Why Join a Co-op?  To most foodies, gardeners, people looking for a more ethical lifestyle, those looking for ways to purchase or grow fresh produce, and those who want to start making a difference to the state of the earth,  Cooperatives – including our very own People’s Co-op at…

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