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In designing our shift from the industrial age to the ecological age, architect Michael Pawlyn draws on some of the best ideas biology and bio-mimicry reveal to us in order to radically transform the way we live and the biological approach to cities.
Do you really need nitrogen fixing plants? Are they even doing their job? Here are a few important things to consider before you start planting 'nitrogen fixing' plants and trees all over your landscape.
Two years after planting our edible garden regeneration and sustainable design project, our return gave us an opportunity to take stock and evaluate what had gone wrong and what had gone right. A good reminder that the principles behind managing land in a productive and ecologically healthy state are the same no matter the scale.
A fascinating, funny - and (un)surprisingly relevant to soils? - talk by Professor Tim Spector earlier this year at the "Food: The Forgotten Medicine" conference hosted by the College of Medicine exploring the important link between diet and health, where he explains the importance of microbe diversity in the gut.
Author and journalist George Monbiot delivers an inspiring talk on "rewilding" the natural world and restoring not only depleted 'tame' ecosystems, but also wonder - both things we are missing in our modern urbanised world.