Some interesting news stories that caught my eye recently… Enjoy!

  • Don’t sling it – refurb it. Discarded household products such as vacuum cleaners get a new lease of life w/ Electrofarm
  • Win:Win – paper shows its poss to simultaneously mitigate near-Term climate change & improve health & food security:
  • Ducking good idea: Ducks replace paddy-field pesticides: They feed on insects & weeds, not rice & poo is fab fertiliser:
  • Study finds organic farming in India provide 30% more jobs than non-organic farming & can increase income by about 250%
  • Go Croydon NHS! Croydon Health Services pays £24k to get Burger King out of hospital:
  • Scientists link mass death of British bees to farm pesticides:
  • India to open up its retail sector to foreign brands after all:
  • McDonald’s to give away books with UK Happy Meals making them briefly the nations biggest book retailer:
  • Hospital Patients fed on £2.57 a day – shocking when nutrition is so vital when unwell:
  • A chilling article by George Monbiot on some undemocratic goings on in British government:
  • An interesting way to make use of old aircraft – turn them into hotel rooms!
  • M&S gives strawberries longer life with new packaging innovation