Making local woods work

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Making local woods work for community enterprises by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Fifty communities across the UK will receive support to transform unmanaged woodland into opportunities for jobs, leisure, education and services and to improve the health and wellbeing of local people. The Big Lottery Fund is awarding £1,151,111 to the Plunkett Foundation for its Making Local Woods Work project.

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Buy Local

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Why should you buy local? There are all too many local, especially family-owned and co-operative, stores these days going out of business due to the low prices of cheaply made items from the massive discount department stores. Do yourself and your neighborhood a favor by supporting local shops. So, therefore, please, pay the extra half-dollar or dollar and buy a quality product from a local shop. That is not buying local, in the real sense.

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Keeping energy production local and mutualised: Jon Hallé of Sharenergy, Part 2

Low Impact

This is the second part of an interview with Jon Halle of Sharenergy, about the prospects for keeping energy production local and mutualised. We talk about community energy, Energy Local and the Big Solar Co-op. I wanted to talk about Energy Local.

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Real Bread Campaign helps new breed of local baker

Green (Living) Review

People who’ve taken inspiration from Knead to Know to start baking Real Bread for their local communities include: Ravi Muniandy in Suffolk baking around 100 loaves a week to supply a Country Market and two independent shops locally. Michael Gopfert in Merseyside, who is now baking forty loaves at a time, and has taken on a helper, resulting in many gains for the local community. Free for bakers to add, and people to search for, places to buy Real Bread locally.

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CIBC Aventura card awards you for eating local

Green Prophet

They encourage Canadians to spend for bonus points at local restaurants. I was psyched to start drinking free champagne or many a local IPA at the airport and was already strategising increasing my connections to shorten long haul trips with my family.

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This city park in Amsterdam could help purify local water

AGreenLiving

In addition to providing recreational opportunities for local residents, Het Oog will also offer a rich variety of landscapes, diverse habitats for fauna and natural water purification systems. This city park in Amsterdam could help purify local water.

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Localization: For People And The Earth

Green (Living) Review

The movement for localization is growing rapidly, worldwide. These international voices from the 2014 Economics of Happiness conference in Bangalore, India, succinctly tell us why globalization is so damaging, why localization is the most strategic antidote, and what we can do to help make the shift from global to local. green living localization

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Drinking Helps!

Green (Living) Review

With help from the Fairtrade Bonuses, local farmers can improve their living conditions and initiate community projects. The brand is dedicated to supporting local projects that improve social, ecological and economical structures in those parts of the world that global economic developments have placed at a significant disadvantage, donating five pence for every bottle sold to the not-for-profit charitable organization Lemonaid and ChariTea e.V.

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Traveling Slow Benefits You, Local Communities and the Environment 

Green Prophet

The best part: while traveling slow gives us a more meaningful experience, it also maximizes benefits for local communities and the environment. It involves getting to know a place on a deeper level by connecting to local people and immersing yourself in the local culture.

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The Multiple Benefits of Economic Localization

Green (Living) Review

" In part this is because, in the current system, it has become nearly impossible to support oneself doing meaningful work, like growing food, protecting the environment, or helping other people. green living localization Despite the negative impressions we get from the mainstream media, and the very serious consequences of global warming, I believe there is cause for real hope.

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How Environmental Lawyers Help the Community

Green Prophet

But they are out there, and they do a good deal of things to help the community. So, what are environmental lawyers and how do they help out the world? Now, he is getting involved in a lot of actions that seek to help out the environment and the people living in it. .

Holiday cabin made of local materials enables the rewilding of a Devon farm

Inhabitant

Holly Water cabin has been designed to help its owners diversify their farmland and increase local biodiversity via rewilding

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Can Playing At Online Casinos Help The Environment?

Green Prophet

Helping the environment has never been so important, and there are a variety of ways you can do this, either by planting trees, donating to environmental charities, supporting companies that work to protect the environment, and even playing at an online casino.

Kent plays a key role in helping local authorities, residents and businesses save money

Green (Living) Review

Kent County Council and partners have developed an online tool to help local authorities better plan energy-saving initiatives and avoid waste through duplication. The work – aimed at getting regional and local public authorities to work better together – is part of COOPENERGY - a project co-funded by the EU’s Intelligent Energy Europe Programme.

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Ramboll helps Lombok locals build earthquake-resistant bamboo housing

AGreenLiving

In 2018 when Lombok was struck by several earthquakes, some measuring up to magnitude 7, local communities around the seismic region were greatly affected. View post: Ramboll helps Lombok locals build earthquake-resistant bamboo housing.

What’s That Weird Duck In The Local Pond?

Nature Conservancy - Science

We’re here to help you sort it out. Have you seen a weird duck you can’t identify? Birds & Birding Wildlife Birds Natural History Outdoor Rec Weird Nature

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Green New Year’s Resolution #2 – Eat Organic and Local

Green Home Blog

So this year, for your second New Year’s resolution, go green by choosing organic, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and meats. To get started, look for local farmers’ markets that carry organic, locally grown foods – you’ll be reducing the energy it takes to transport food to your table and you’ll be putting money back into your community. Buying organic produce isn’t just a great way to help the environment – it can also help improve the health of you and your family.

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Localization: for people and the Earth

Green (Living) Review

The movement for localization is growing rapidly, worldwide. These international voices from the 2014 Economics of Happiness conference in Bangalore, India, succinctly tell us why globalization is so damaging, why localization is the most strategic antidote, and what we can do to help make the shift from global to local

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Land, Co-ops, Compost: A Local Food Economy Emerges in Boston's Poorest Neighborhoods

Green (Living) Review

From kitchens that buy and sell locally grown food, to a waste co-op that will return compost to the land, new enterprises are building an integrated food network. It''s about local people keeping the wealth of their land at home. When Glynn Lloyd couldn’t source enough locally grown produce, he decided to grow his own. He wanted his business to use locally produced food, but at that time it was hard to come by. green living local food localism

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Making local woods work for Community Enterprises

Green (Living) Review

Fifty communities across the UK will receive support to transform unmanaged woodland into opportunities for jobs, leisure, education and services and to improve the health and wellbeing of local people. The Big Lottery Fund is awarding £1,151,111 to the Plunkett Foundation for its Making Local Woods Work project. Making Local Woods Work will provide training, volunteering and employment opportunities to 500 people tackling unemployment, social isolation and poverty.

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Marine Fisheries: Does Local Protection Mean Local Benefits?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Local fishers assist researchers at a spawning site for coral groupers. Will protecting such areas benefit local communities? Their results, published today in the journal Current Biology , clearly show that local management of this species provides local benefits. Local communities can thus enact and enforce management and protection efforts. Local fishers in Manus embraced both the research and results.

Looking for Local

Green Earth Journey

Searching for purchases you can make local and benefit your economy? Search no further than Local Harvest ! Local Harvest has listings for online, farmer's market, co-op's, and more. And if you can't find a local shop for it on their website and they will send it to you from the closet location! Labels: Helpful tipsUnfortunately it is only for the United States.

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Ohio waterways are 'distressed.' Economists can help.

Environmental Economics

  HABs cause a variety of health and economic losses including contaminated drinking water, reduced recreational activities and decreases in local housing values. 

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Ohio waterways are 'distressed.' Economists can help.

Environmental Economics

  HABs cause a variety of health and economic losses including contaminated drinking water, reduced recreational activities and decreases in local housing values. 

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How Virtual Jobs Are Helping the Environment

Green Prophet

Did you know that virtual working helps reduce lots of greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution, fossil fuel consumption, plastic, and other paper waste? How Virtual Jobs Are Helping To Environment. But does virtual working help to reduce environmental degradation effects?

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Why you should support your local businesses?

Eco Friendly Daily

Do you remember the day when the first super fandango all-encompassing supermarket opened for the very first time in your local town? This was the same for local stores, and their owners who we had become so accustomed to throughout our lives.

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Local Harvest in London Fields

Green (Living) Review

London Fields Farmers’ Market celebrates the Harvest Festival with hyper-local food with the help of Mayor-backed Capital Growth project. As well as live music and lots of delicious food, the market will have lots of other Harvest Festival activities, including a scarecrow-making workshop, with the resulting scarecrows donated to local Capital Growth sites. The Capital Growth stall will be offering only Hackney-grown produce, with local honey and pickles.

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Jon Hallé: Introducing the Big Solar Co-op, and how you can help renewables and the co-op sector

Low Impact

But on a smaller scale, it’s about how members of the public can get involved with projects to help combat the climate crisis – where the public can be involved in actually owning and running tangible renewable energy projects. Although it does mean that the groups are not 100% locally owned.

Guide to Going Local

The Green Changemakers

The second guide in the New Dream Community Action Kit will help you go local. It''s full of ideas and advice on how to strengthen the local economy in your town: through buying local, highlighting new entrepreneurs, instilling local pride, investing locally, and more. Sustainable-development Economy Economics Local Community

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Eating Local: A Lesson in Berry Picking

Cool Green Science

Better yet, let the kids decide and help make it. Featured Post 1 Food Kids United States berry farm berry picking berry picking massachusetts children and nature children nature farmers fruits green children kids and nature kids get outside local food Massachusetts organic farming organic food parenting strawberry Look at this one…it’s amazing !”. Ben holds up a beauty; it’s perfectly heart-shaped and a delicious shade of red.

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Tribal Textiles employs local artisans to uplift rural Zambian community

AGreenLiving

The company, which is now in its 30th year, is one of the biggest employers in the remote area and follows a corporate social responsibility strategy that provides sustainable employment and reinvests a percentage of the profits back into local community and conservation initiatives. With 86 local Zambians currently employed, Tribal Textiles offers a wide variety of handmade home decor pieces and accessories from pillowcases and tablecloths to face masks and aprons.

Airbnb helps its community travel greener

Green Traveler Guides

Together, the companies are helping Airbnb’s community of hosts and guests conserve energy and continue to have a positive impact on their local environments. Airbnb is providing selected hosts in the […] Airbnb helps its community travel greener is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Generous Gardeners Launches Website Helping Gardeners Stay Greener by Staying Local

Green (Living) Review

With the launch of [link] , gardeners can now find other local gardeners with whom they can exchange, buy or sell garden plants. Now, gardeners have an online site that enhances their generosity and lets them choose the greener option of swapping or donating excess plants, seeds or produce locally. GenerousGardeners.com also includes a "plants for sale" option that lets gardeners find available local plants.

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Why Local Currencies Could Be On The Rise In The U.S. -- And Why It Matters

Green (Living) Review

You can be dollar-broke, that is—but if you have enough Santa Barbara Missions tokens jangling in your pocket, earned in exchange for helping out at a number of local nonprofits, you’ll be set. SB Missions, a new local currency in Santa Barbara, began circulating in July, soon after California Gov. green living local currencies As of this summer, you can be broke in Santa Barbara, California, and still afford organic produce from the farmers’ market.

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New Illustrated Guidebook Helps Kenyan Fishers Become Fishery Monitors

Nature Conservancy - Science

A new beautifully illustrated guidebook helps local fishing communities better monitor and manage their own reefs. Fish & Fisheries From the Field Ideas Fish Fisheries

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Planet of the Humans: there is also earth-friendly, local mining

Green Prophet

Wang’s ligand assisted method has the potential for efficient and environmentally friendly purification of the rare earth metals from all sources of recyclates, such as waste magnets and ore-based sources and helps transform rare earth processing to a circular, sustainable process. “We

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U.S.D.A. to Start Program to Support Local and Organic Farming

Green (Living) Review

The United States Department of Agriculture plans to announce Monday that it will spend $52 million to support local and regional food systems like farmers’ markets and food hubs and to spur research on organic farming. The local food movement has been one of the fastest growing segments of the business, as consumers seek to know more about where, how and by whom their food is grown. But local farmers still struggle to market their food.

M&S AND GROUNDWORK ANNOUNCE PLANS TO HELP COMMUNITIES SHAPE FUTURE OF LOCAL GREEN SPACES

Green (Living) Review

The campaign will reconnect urban communities with their environment by being actively involved in shaping the future development, maintenance and management of their local ‘Greener Living Spaces', created by M&S and Groundwork over the past three years. They will be on hand to help with tips and ideas on how to identify and respond to local needs, recruit volunteers and design and deliver activities and events that raise the profile of their work.

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Bio Jewelry That Helps The Planet And Looks Good

Green Prophet

They help protect the environment and public health throughout their existence, from the time raw materials are extracted, until disposal. Sustainable jewelry can also be defined as hand-made accessories that support local women and humanitarian causes.

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What Water Quality Says About the Local Environment

Eco Friendly Daily

Testing the water in local habitats and finding a pH outside of the target range can indicate a threat to the aquatic organisms (and possibly the entire food chain) in that environment. A pH balance in the normal range can help show whether or not the ecosystem is stable.

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Local Harvests

Eco Friendly Daily

Fall harvest is the perfect time to start enjoying locally grown and harvested foods and stocking up for the winter ahead. Eating local foods that are grown in your own community not only helps your local economy and your neighbors, it also helps the environment and is generally better for you. Luckily there are a lot of great sources of local foods that you can take advantage of and skip all the extra stuff.

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Q1 2021: Food waste; the secret of fat; keep it local

AGreenLiving

Q1 2021: Food waste; the secret of fat; keep it local Jim Giles Fri, 03/05/2021 – 01:00 Want more great analysis of sustainable food systems? There’s no silver bullet here, but extending the shelf life of fruits and vegetables could help.

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Local Students Take Initiative To Help Red Sox Be Green

Green Life Smart Life

The Green Team is a group of volunteers from local universities, sponsored by groups like Poland Spring and Waste Management, who show up at every Red Sox home game to collect every plastic cup in the park to be recycled. The Green Team also helps educate fans about the importance of recycling and going green. “We will continue to work with the Red Sox to support this great initiative and find additional ways to help reduce environmental impact for future events.&#.