Let's Do What the Vikings Did

Let's Do What the Vikings Did

In the age of digital and networked societies, it may seem that only new technol...

Untouched World

Untouched World

How do you become the first and only lifestyle fashion company in the world to b...

Learning the Craft

Learning the Craft

Wondering what to do next? Leave that smartphone behind, take a trip back in tim...

A sense of kinship between photographer and subject permeates Francesco Mastalia's work. He makes photographs as photographers did 150 years ago, just like the farmers pictured in his latest book, Organic, grow vegetables and raise cattle in the tradition of their forebears. Like food produced with pride for flavour and texture, these are photographs to slowly savour

The World We Made

The concept of Jonathon Porritt's new book The World We Made is brilliantly simple. Taking the viewpoint of a fictional woman writing in 2050, Alex McKay, it charts how world events and progress from 2014 leads to a new, much more sustainable status quo

The World We Made

The concept of Jonathon Porritt's new book The World We Made is brilliantly simple. Taking the viewpoint of a fictional woman writing in 2050, Alex McKay, it charts how world events and progress from 2014 leads to a new, much more sustainable status quo

Worldwide Water Crisis Looms

  • Nov 28, 2014
  • Published in Nature
The summer of 2012 has been one of the hottest years on record and nothing beats the heat better than an icy cold glass of water. Someday soon, however, this simple pleasure may be harder to come by. Intense sun and sparse rainfall is causing a massive drought across the United States. The unprecedented heat wave is affecting fresh water supplies
It's no exaggeration to say we are in the midst of a global water shortage. Here in the UK we felt some of the effects with the recent hosepipe ban but in reality this is just the tip of the iceberg. We may take water for granted here in rainy Britain but with an ever increasing demand for it - thanks to population growth, industrialisation and urbanisation -we are quickly reaching crisis point. We give you some practical tips on how we as individuals can make an impact on a local level that really will make a difference

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