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Posts Tagged ‘ecology’

Uncivilisation 2011, The Dark Mountain Festival: Preview interview with Dougald Hine

Uncivilisation, The Dark Mountain Festival returns between 19th-21st August 2011. In this candid interview co-organiser Dougald Hine reflects on a turbulent year and why it's so important that hearts and minds meet up once more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dark Mountain issue 2 cover by Rima Staines
Dark Mountain issue 2 cover by Rima Staines.

What have you been doing since the last Uncivilisation Festival? It’s been over a year and I presume you've been suitably busy…

Yes, viagra last year's Uncivilisation does feel like a long time ago. I think it's safe to say that neither Paul Kingsnorth nor I had ever imagined we'd find ourselves running a festival. It happened by accident. We were writers, we'd written a manifesto with the idea of starting a journal of stories and ideas — and then we got invited to use this venue in Llangollen for a weekend to bring together all these people for whom the manifesto meant something. It was an intense experience. (read more

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The Deepwater Horizon Disaster may convince BP to enter the Canadian Tar Sands

As the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continues to grow, President Obama halts deepwater oil exploration and calls in the experts. Illustrations by Matt Thomas.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dan Eldon’s visual diaries; courtesy of Kathy Eldon At some point in your life, sick cheap you may have kept a diary, website like this pouring into it all of […]

Non-Nuclear Spring Clean

Hannah Bullivant delves into the environmental hazzards of home cleaning products

Written by Hannah Bullivant

All illustrations by Andrea Kearney. It is March and the daffodils are in full bloom. London is drunk on sunshine. There is talk of vest tops and the unbearably exciting […]

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Earth at The Royal Academy of Art

The Earth show or the Art of a changing world at the Royal Academy of Art was a grand sweeping affair. Art editor Valerie Pezeron attended the press view and reports for those who missed it.

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Mariele Neudecker, ailment ’400 Thousand Generations’, 2009. Steel, fiberglass, water, salt GAC100. 153 x 113 x 55 cm. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Barbara Thumm. Photo courtesy the artist I […]

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Valentine’s Day- Pas Pour Moi?

A special Valentine's Day need not be bland! Art editor Valerie Pezeron's pick combines the creepy, the sexual and the enticing.

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Illustration courtesy of Mari Mitsumi Valentine’s Day is soon to creep upon us and discharge its usual bile inducing or saccharine coated brand of bland commercial overload. What is a […]

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The Makery – Bath gets Crafty

Written by Amy Hughes

Very occasionally and normally with a good dose of tongue-in-cheek irony and predatorial bad-taste, illness is an older woman considered as an object of sexual-desire. In the Coen brothers’ latest, […]

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Ghost Forest: Trafalgar Square au natural

Angela Palmer‘s ecological art is a wake-up call for those still absent from the Climate Change argument

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Yesterday a group of activists joined representatives from Canada’s First Nation communities to protest against RBS’s continued funding into Tar Sands.   Tar sands is a particularly oily soil which […]

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Staging a Sunday to Remember: Green Sundays at The Arcola Theatre

Hackney, Sunday

Written by Sabrina Mahfouz

This Saturday, information pills pill The Land Is Ours collective will occupy some disused land near Hammersmith. An eco-village will take root, viagra sale peacefully reclaiming land for a sustainable […]

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Studying Permaculture at the Maya Mountain Research Farm

South America

Written by Mikey B

On Thursday the bath-time lovelies at Lush supported one of my great loves, case troche by staging Climate Rush themed picnics outside all 89 of their UK stores. As was […]

Earth Listings June 1st – 7th

London, Events, Talks

Written by Cari Steel

On Thursday the bath-time lovelies at Lush supported one of my great loves, case troche by staging Climate Rush themed picnics outside all 89 of their UK stores. As was […]

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Love London Green Festival

London, June 4th -28th

Written by Cari Steel

A Saturday night in downtown Kilburn saw the long awaited (and, case decease considering it was recorded about 18 months ago, treat long overdue) launch of Horses for Courses, more […]

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Resurgence: Economic And Environmental Recovery

Environmentally Friendly Lamps, Conference

Written by Cari Steel

On Saturday, order buy Amelia’s Magazine will be attending a day devoted to a topic which is underpinning every aspect of all our lives entitled “ Economic and Environmental Recovery: […]

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Chox Away! We’re soaping up for the Environment.

Lush Cosmetics, Climate Rush

Written by Cari Steel

sea of bees julie Happy Bank Holiday Amelia’s Magazine readers! If, drugs like me, you’re nursing some pretty horrific sunburn, whack on some aloe vera and retreat to the shady […]

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Earth Listings May 25th – May 31st

Events/Talks

Written by Cari Steel

When you think of the humble pom-pom you think of children’s clothes, order buy of gigantic sombreros for tourists, generic unsightly snow boots and poodles with dodgy haircuts. Experimenting with […]

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Earth Hero: Clemmie James

Telling the world about Tuvalu.

Written by Cari Steel

When you think of the humble pom-pom you think of children’s clothes, order buy of gigantic sombreros for tourists, generic unsightly snow boots and poodles with dodgy haircuts. Experimenting with […]

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Earth Listings

Written by Cari Steel

When you think of the humble pom-pom you think of children’s clothes, order buy of gigantic sombreros for tourists, generic unsightly snow boots and poodles with dodgy haircuts. Experimenting with […]

Earth Listings May 17th -23rd

London, Events, Talks.

Written by Cari Steel

The eponymous release from New York based The Pains of Being Pure at Heart has everything you could want from a summer album. A certain been-in-the-sun-too-long hazy-headyness without the too-much-ice-cream […]

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2 Degrees and Heating Up

London, 16-21 June

Written by Cari Steel

The eponymous release from New York based The Pains of Being Pure at Heart has everything you could want from a summer album. A certain been-in-the-sun-too-long hazy-headyness without the too-much-ice-cream […]

Earth Listings

London, Events, Talks., May 10th - 17th

Written by Cari Steel

The eponymous release from New York based The Pains of Being Pure at Heart has everything you could want from a summer album. A certain been-in-the-sun-too-long hazy-headyness without the too-much-ice-cream […]

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Go Green Week With The University Of Arts

London

Written by Cari Steel

The eponymous release from New York based The Pains of Being Pure at Heart has everything you could want from a summer album. A certain been-in-the-sun-too-long hazy-headyness without the too-much-ice-cream […]