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All Hands on Deck

I’m told “The nonprofit Project Drawdown, which compiles research from an international coalition of scientists, says that “a plant-based diet may be the most effective way an individual can stop climate change.” Adopting such a diet should be our first … Continue reading

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Rewilding with George Monbiot and Alan Watson Featherstone.

You would have had to book well in advance to get a seat in Exeter University’s Forum last week. The auditorium was packed, and an air of quiet expectation permeated the room. We weren’t disappointed. Within minutes, George Monbiot’s powerful … Continue reading

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An innovative approach to political campaigning

http://southdevon.greenparty.org.uk/news/2015/04/25/bikes-across-dartmoor-for-a-green-mp-in-central-devon/

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Bring Your Own Boat.

In the middle of a sleep-deprived, turbulent night some bright spark must have sat up sharp and decided that running a good restaurant simply isn’t difficult enough. No. What you really need for that added challenge is a barely accessible … Continue reading

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Woman receives suspended sentence & 12 month driving ban for causing death

Originally posted on Buffalo Bill's Bicycle Blog:
The CTC's Road Justice site has updated their post on the death of Julian Evans, who was killed in October 2012 whilst riding a bike in Suffolk, with details of the sentencing…

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The Prisoner’s Dilemma

As I’m busy on other writing projects today, I just wanted to reblog this nice little piece by Ben Knowles of Sustrans. Enjoy. http://www.sustrans.org.uk/blog/prisoners-school-run  

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Who says we don’t need to re-invent the wheel?

Hi all, I just wanted to share this Kickstarter video because it looks like a brilliantly practical idea that could help to get millions of people out of their fossil fuel burners and into the fresh air. Have a look … Continue reading

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Crowdfunded Bike Lane Having worked as a fundraiser for Sustrans – the charity that promotes and part funds changes to our infrastructure to facilitate more cycling, walking and public transport – I just wanted to share this amazing project in … Continue reading

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The Church of Bones: the weirdest place in Christendom?

You wouldn’t think it, when you first arrive in the fairly ordinary central European town, but Kutna Hora is the site of the most extraordinary exhibition of death you could ever wish to see. Sedlec Ossuary, aka the Church of … Continue reading

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Cycling: soon to be an election issue?

With the new high-speed rail link now costed at £43 BILLION, serious questions being asked about whether this is the right way to spend money on improving our transport system. And now there’s a bidding war for the cycling vote, … Continue reading

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