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Local, community-based measures to prevent drought in arid regions

El Habib Ben Amara of Water21 | 08-Apr-2024 | 1

El Habib Ben Amara, an architect and urban designer from a tribal ksar (fortified oasis) in Algeria, who’s been working with a partner of ours. He’s an activist against desertification and one of the foremost authorities on sustainable water management in the Sahara. Read more

Native British pond plants

Simon Eade of Garden of Eaden | 31-May-2023 | 0

Learn about the native British pond plants that can support life in your pond. Read more

Jo’s Mini Meadow Part 3: how does nature come to be regarded as kith and kin?

Jo Cartmell of Nearby Wild | 20-May-2018 | 0

In the third part of Jo Cartmell’s mini meadow series, she asks just how it is that Nature comes to be regarded as kith and kin and explores the importance of establishing a true connection with Nature from a young age. Read more

Low-impact & the city 2: what are urban gardens for?

Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 01-Aug-2015 | 5

I Iive with my partner in a terraced house in London, and we have a garden. So we have to work out what we want the garden for. Do we want to use it to impress people, to give it a ‘make-over’, to make it orderly and tidy, or to produce food? We’ve decided that… Continue reading Low-impact & the city 2: what are urban gardens for? 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.

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