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Nature

A voyage round Jupiter

Since NASA’s Juno probe entered Jupiter’s orbit a year ago, it’s been sending back high-resolution images of the solar system’s biggest planet. When NASA released the latest batch of images, last month, German mathematician Gerald Eichstaedt got to work, turning them into into a video. Using software that he wrote, Eichstaedt used Juno’s trajectory data … Continue reading »

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The bucket

[NB  The swimming bees were rescued]

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Water woes in India

See this BBC page. Are we doing all we can to save water?  Rainwater should be captured in butts and tanks for garden use.  

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Growing Your Own Food – Act Now – Vertical Garden in Progress

Have you ever thought about growing your own food, but did not quite know how to go about it? Well, it’s easy and accessible to everyone. Even if you have no land, no garden and no balcony – as long as you live in a room where there is natural light, you can grow a little … Continue reading »

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Eco-meditation

The latest issue of Matruvani, the monthly newsletter from Amritapuri, has an article by Swami Jnanamritananda Puri on ‘Practising Eco-Meditation.’ Eco-meditation is recommended for GreenFriends.  And Matruvani is the best way to keep in touch with Amma’s teaching and work.  For £10 a year, can anyone do better?

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Volunteer Tree Planting @ Dartington Agroforestry

Huxhams Cross Biodynamic farm is participating in the new Dartington agroforestry venture mixing 600 apple trees, 1600 elderflower trees and 150 sichuan pepper plants with space in between the trees for grassland crops. This is a new exciting combination for Devon and is happening on our doorstep. This mixed planting will help to nourish the … Continue reading »

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Stingless bees in Kerala

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The Photo Ark

The Photo Ark is a collection of photographs of endangered species.  The pictures are taken in a studio, and the animals look much larger. [Joel Sartore] has now photographed more than 6,000 species in 40 countries. The project has developed into The National Geographic Photo Ark, and its portraits have made it on to National Geographic Magazine … Continue reading »

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How to have a more productive vegetable garden in 2017

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Happy Christmas!

May peace fall on the world Like snowflakes Like driving rain Peace, Peace, Peace

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