Monthly Archives: January 2014

Quicksilver bullets – A story of toxic exposure from the mercury in amalgam fillings

It was once believed to be safe practice, in some countries [like Ireland] it still is, but there is now a mountain of evidence indicating that amalgam tooth fillings, which contain a healthy dose of mercury, can be extremely harmful … Continue reading

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Aldeia das Amoreiras Odemira Domingo 9 Fevereiro 9h30 – 12h30 Introdução à PERMAPICULTURA com Duarte Alvim Como adaptar uma colmeia convencional? Como comprar um enxame e adaptá-lo às nossas colmeias? Propostas de construção de caça enxames adaptados a este método.…

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Jose Mujica – El Presidente de Uruguay, talks to Al Jazeera

This interview gives us an insight into the philosophy and beliefs of what must be one of the most progressive and admirable leaders of our time. What would our world look like if his counterparts followed his lead?

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Mr. T. Mc Kenna at his best

“You can see the thumb-prints of editors on the film of our reality, if you pay enough attention” Terence McKenna

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Buckminster’s Quote of the Day

“I am enthusiastic over humanity’s extraordinary and sometimes very timely ingenuity. If you are in a shipwreck and all the boats are gone, a piano top buoyant enough to keep you afloat that comes along makes a fortuitous life preserver. … Continue reading

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Continuous cover forestry (CCF) – alternative forest management

Originally posted on Pro Silva Ireland:
ProSilva Ireland is delighted to reprint an article from the Irish Farmers Journal by Donal Magner. Donal reviewed in detail the recent ProSilva Ireland and the Society of Irish Forester’s field day at Ballyhooly…

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BACKGARDENFARMIN’ – A collective of growers using empty back gardens to produce food for their local community.

Vision: To form a co-operative of young urban farmers, “renting” back gardens within a local district, growing salad, veg and herbs for sale to local community. If you were to examine a satellite image of most cities, you would notice … Continue reading

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