Narrowboat

Love or loathe DIY, if you want to turn your husk of a boat (Narrowboat) into a home and you’re on a tight budget, there’s no way of avoiding it. In the third of a series of features chartering aspiring narrowboaters Emma and Saxon’s dream to pursue a more flexible, freer life on the UK’s…

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Narrowboat Dreams-Crunching the Costs 2

In the second of a series of features exploring Emma and Saxon’s journey to live a freer, more eco-friendly lifestyle on a narrowboat, they get to grips with the costs of their proposed new venture, experience their first taste of life on the UK’s canals and commit to a decision which will change their lives…

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Calling All Keyboard Eco-Warriors – New Writers Needed! 3

Save the Earth Seeks New Writers Save the Earth … on first glance, it sounds like the remit of a superhero. “How could I possibly save the earth?” I said to myself. “Half the time I’m writing, I struggle to remember to save my documents, let alone the planet!” In a world with seven billion…

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Do We Need GMOs and Chemical Laden Food? 4

Do We Need GMOs? The earth’s very first farm to utilize salt water as well as sunshine to grow vegetables in the centre of a desert has opened up for business. This innovation shows that the biotech-promoted misconception of requiring genetically altered food and also countless amounts of cancer causing chemicals to cultivate crops to feed…

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How to Community Garden - A Beginner's Guide 5

Community Garden : 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…

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Is Clinging to Belief Making Us Feel Powerless? 7

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 9

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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Bill Mollison - Save the Earth Hero 10

Image courtesy of Nicolas Boullosa Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license Bill Mollison Following on from our first in the series on “Heroes” – real people making a difference for people and planet – we focus on Bill Mollison, co-creator of permaculture. In fact he is often referred to as the “Father of Permaculture”.Permaculture systems allow…

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