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You can find a wealth of news and knowledge that follows the work of members and partners.

A combination of forces has now brought the ‘climate emergency’ to mass public attention. Banks, corporations and governments are climbing on board daily as I write, lining up to fight the War on Carbon. Suddenly, we find ourselves in a situation, where moments ago ecological concerns were sidelined and now it’s official: there is an emergency; “our house is on fire”. How do we adapt to this change?
Children around a blackboard with bees on it in chalk
Romanian born permaculture educator, artist, linguist and chef Claudiu Oprea talks about how Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share in Education: The Children in Permaculture Manual has influenced his work in India.

Our response to the call for evidence, to inform a national food strategy.

The Paddock plastic free pantry wooden sign and containers
We talk to a small business owner on the challenges and rewards of running an ethical outlet.