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    The Land is written by and for people who believe that the roots of justice, freedom, social security and democracy lie not so much in access to money, or to the ballot box, as in access to land and its resources. The Land reflects the preoccupations of two previous publications: The Land Is Ours Newsletter, which for nine years informed people about land campaigns in the UK and abroad, and Chapter 7 News, which since 1999 has published news and views about the UK planning system.

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    Pushing up the veggies: human composting, coming to an end-of-life facility near you soon

    Stephen Parsons 09-Aug-2020

    Natural organic reduction, a technique for turning human remains into “soft, beautiful soil” is being billed by its American developers, Recompose, as the greenest of green funerary practices. A licence was granted in March 2019 by Washington State and the company hopes to open for business in 2021. Read more

    There’s a crash coming – a slap from Mother Nature. This isn’t pessimistic; it’s realistic.

    The human impact on nature and on each other is accelerating and needs systemic change to reverse.

    We’re not advocating poverty, or a hair-shirt existence. We advocate changes that will mean better lives for almost everyone.

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