Archive for May, 2010

Colloidal Silver – Pathogen Killer?

Colloidal Silver – Pathogen Killer?

Posted on27. May, 2010 by .

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I was amazed to learn the other day that – MRSA and other Super-deadly Pathogens are now killing more Americans each year than AIDS. Worldwide that figure must be in alarming proportions. Recent studies have apparently stated that Colloidal Silver is a simple cure for the deadly new MRSA -methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus – super […]

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Pesticides, Herbicides – Unavoidable?

Pesticides, Herbicides – Unavoidable?

Posted on26. May, 2010 by .

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Pesticides and Herbicides are they really the only answer to weeds and pests? I guess it depends what you are growing and how much. Also you need to know the alternatives… and there are alternatives. In Asia, Africa and parts of the USA, maize growing areas are affected by striga, an attractive looking weed whose […]

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The Wall Project – Brightening people’s lives.

The Wall Project – Brightening people’s lives.

Posted on25. May, 2010 by .

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The Mumbai Wall Project began with a blank white compound wall, with an intense burning of “something has to be done to it” It starting with a few enthusiastic people, it has grown to be a bigger and bigger project seemingly taking a life of its own. It was an initiative to add visual elements […]

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Liverpool – No style when it comes to waste

Liverpool – No style when it comes to waste

Posted on21. May, 2010 by .

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The title is a bit unfair I think. The same could be said for any city, but because I’m a Liverpudlian, I feel the city has personally let me down. Over the past decades, many fine buildings have been demolished to make way for other fine buildings. Something’s have gone than shouldn’t have and some […]

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Milk in a bag – A journey to an earlier life

Milk in a bag – A journey to an earlier life

Posted on19. May, 2010 by .

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I had a trip down memory lane recently to, what seemed looking back, a less cluttered life. When I was a child we had a pantry, later in my childhood we got a fridge and then much later we got a freezer. At the time, they must have been seen by my parents as wonderful […]

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Dear Mr Gates – Inspiration starts somewhere?

Dear Mr Gates – Inspiration starts somewhere?

Posted on17. May, 2010 by .

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Dear Mr Gates, First of all may I call you Bill – you see, I feel as if I know you so well, having bought your many excellent products over the years. Let me get straight to the point, Bill. I feel the world in general and the business world in particular needs a champion. […]

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Oily Palms – Follow up

Oily Palms – Follow up

Posted on17. May, 2010 by .

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GP: This is a win for all that took part in the campaign .. our thanks to all but especially Ingrid Schroder the creator of Cohabitaire.com Hi Paul We are thrilled to bring you some wonderful news. Thanks to you and other Greenpeace supporters, we have won our Nestlé campaign! We can barely believe it. […]

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Great coffee = Great fertilizer

Great coffee = Great fertilizer

Posted on16. May, 2010 by .

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The USA consumes in excess of 400 million cups of coffee per day, include the rest of the world and you have a huge amount of coffee being drunk each day. You also have a huge amount of coffee grounds to be thrown away. In lots of cases, these grounds are binned, tossed in the […]

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Urban Plant Ninjas and Green Bombs

Urban Plant Ninjas and Green Bombs

Posted on01. May, 2010 by .

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Doing you bit for the environment or even making the place a brighter, nicer place to live takes all sorts. Keith Stewart, an artist, writes “I live on a council estate in Birmingham UK. In our ‘Covert’, as they gayly named our ‘street/cul-de-sac/huddle of houses’, there is a central reservation [so cars go round instead […]

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