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Sixteen Building Blocks of a Green, Entrepreneurial, Cooperative Economy

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The transition from a capitalist to a cooperative economy could be one of the defining achievements of the 21st century. Read more here.

Which world are we trying to sustain?

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Which world are we trying to sustain: a resource to fulfill our desires of material prosperity, or an Earth of wonder, beauty, and sacred meaning? Not that we, the ordinary people, benefit but that they can fill their coffers and those of their shareholders. We have to learn to think differently and act differently.

Nestlé is draining Pakistan to sell us bottled water

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Now it is happening in Pakistan. The answer is a simple one: switch to tap water and leave the bottled, whether plastic or glass, behind.

Free Webinar on Climate Change Solutions

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Gaia Education are holding a free webinar on climate change solutions. Read more: [link

Bramwells Real Mayonnaise (Aldi) – Review

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Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Normally I do not indulge in such reviews but this one does have to be done, period.

Parks Alliance statement on House of Lords National Policy for the Built Environment Committee report

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Getting the green infrastructure right is key for any successful public project. Website: www.theparksalliance.org Twitter: @parksallianceuk N.B.

Bin it, don't block it

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) If there's one kitchen waste product that nobody likes dealing with, it's the fat and oil left over from cooking.

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VAPESTICK MAX E-Cigarette – Product Review

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The VAPESTICK® MAX must be the ultimate VAPESTICK® e-cigarette in every way. bottle of 10 refills costs £7.99.

UK government to force Internet content blocking

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Blocking porn is only the tip of the proverbial iceberg. And, no doubt, alternative media sites such as Russia Today and many others.

US Navy to teach celestial navigation again

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It seems map and compass of the old school are no longer taught and in use either.

You could soon go to jail for wearing body armor

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378, labeled the Responsible Body Armor Possession Act, which if enacted would deprive law abiding citizens of another means of self defense.

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UK government plans for ancient woodlands get the axe

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The scheme would have allowed developers to build on ancient woodlands provided that they plant new trees elsewhere. But they did nothing.

Paper notebooks and adult coloring books are definitely “in”

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And the resurgence in the use of the manual typewriter also seems to defy all odds. Then again, did it ever really take off?

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Carved wooden spoons and other treen goods

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Unlike the stuff you will find - “cheap” - in stores, which are almost all 100% alike; those are machined.

Futuristic data security through pen and paper

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So, how do we secure our sensitive data? The old-fashioned way by using pen and paper, or typewriter and paper. And that goes beyond simple data theft.

Traditional crafts deserve a revival

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In fact, many will have to be revived for the coming post-carbon and post-industrial age and, yes, it is coming. Finish with a border around the top.

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Große russische Getreideernten verschärfen internationalen Wettbewerb

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Russland, einer der größten Weizenexporteure der Welt, erwartet in diesem Sommer erneut eine große Getreideernte.

Yowk, the almost “ready-to eat” boiled egg

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all you have to do is to heat it up by Michael Smith (Veshengro) When you think you have about seen it all then along comes something like this.

Education has a mass production mentality

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Today's educational system has a 150-year-old, assembly line, mass production mentality. But the aim is still the same.

Co-op Food named worst supermarket for in-store satisfaction

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Co-op Group's Co-operative Food stores have come bottom of the table in the Which?

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German media outlet Spiegel TV equates Vegans with Nazis

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) No, apparently, this is no joke and April 1st is still a little while off; at least last time I checked. No ifs or buts.

ASDA's shame

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Food banks throughout the Britain rely on these donations and this decision could leave Britain's poorest families going hungry.

Der Feind

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von Michael Smith (Veshengro) Arbeiter! Euer Feind ist nicht der Arbeiter aus Polen, Litauen oder Romänien.

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The importance of trees

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The benefit of trees for farms and everywhere by Michael Smith (Veshengro) When is the best time to plant a tree? Twenty years ago. Today.

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Old Jack trembled

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) “Old Jack trembled. He tried to answer, but was unable to speak. You can always replace one with another.

The importance of storytelling for social change

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A new world requires new stories, but people will only listen to them when they themselves are included in the storyline. Read more: [link

Jeremy Paxman Warns UK at Litter ‘Tipping Point’

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He pointed out that even in an area like Solihull the council spends £10k a year on removing chewing gum. And, I must say, I do not blame them.

SHOWA Biodegradable Multi-Purpose Gardening Gloves

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Soft, seamless and lightweight (15 gauge) polyester liner for a comfortable wearing experience. Available in sizes S, M, L, XL.

Sustainable forests can cut global emissions by half

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Politicians should place greater emphasis on the forest as a means of tackling the climate challenges. Source: Södra Pressroom N.B.

Wood at Architect@Work London 2016

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) This year's London ARCHITECT@WORK had chosen wood as its theme. The Rotunda is constructed of American cherry and maple.

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Co-op truck drivers considering strike action

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The 310,000 sq. Coventry warehouse deals with ambient goods and delivers to a dozen regional distribution hubs.

Aldi asks suppliers to stop using bee-killing pesticides

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According to a press release from Greenpeace, Aldi Süd has asked the suppliers to bring this to effect at the earliest.

Unverpackt

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bei Michael Smith (Veshengro) Unverpackt wurde frueher fast alles verkauft in den Laeden und auf den Maerkten. Geschirrspuelmittel, uvm.

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English Heritage gifts Made in China

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The heritage of England is not just its old (and not so old) historic buildings but also its crafts. English Heritage fraud green living Made in Chin

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Equality in the Countryside - a rural manifesto

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) January 6, 2016 saw the launch of two important documents at the Real Farming Conference in Oxford. And he is right there.

UK government pledges bold ambition for electric cars

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Government reaffirms UK’s commitment for almost all cars and vans to be zero emission by 2050 at Paris COP21 conference. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) On December 3, 2015, the UK government has continued to lead global efforts to cut vehicle emissions at the international climate conference in Paris. it is the horse and the bicycle.

EU Regions are planning on banning petrol (gasoline) and diesel cars

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Germany is about to consider the same, and there it might even become an outright ban of cars of that age. in the next couple of years or so.

Peatbogs are better carbon sinks

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Greenwash seem to be, alas, going on everywhere. This is a fallacy but one that is being perpetuated. Time to end this practice once and for all.

Simple links can be infringement of copyright

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Bloggers beware! Some even, and I have done so myself, link, with partial texts, to articles on other Blogs of websites.

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Non-GMO Hybrid corn outperforms GMO counterparts

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LINDEN, Ind., Spectrum Premium Non-GMO™ is an independent brand of genetically improved corn seed sold in 38 states.