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  1. Ecological agriculture: investing today in tomorrow's farms

    Theecologist.org -Environment 05.22 / 22:00 www.theecologist.org
    Ecological farming has taken root in the UK, writes Phil Moore: drawing inspiration from the past while employing the latest ideas and techniques from organic, no-dig, permaculture, agroecology and agroforestry methods. But with agricultural fields selling for up to £10,000 an acre, there's a big difficultly for many would-be eco-farmers: access to land. Now, with public support, that's a problem the Ecological Land Cooperative is determined to …
  2. Ecologist Special Report: The battle for the ‘mother of rivers'

    Theecologist.org -Environment 05.22 / 22:00 www.theecologist.org
    Scientists are praising the discovery of new species and rare dolphins in the Mekong region, but overfishing and dams loom to disrupt habitats writes NOSMOT GBADAMOSI in this special Ecologist…
  3. To discover the 'rights of a river', first think like a river

    Theecologist.org -Environment 05.22 / 22:00 www.theecologist.org
    There is a growing global movement to recognise the rights of rivers, writes Debadityo Sinha. But rights alone are not enough. We must love and respect rivers, and even think like rivers to understand the vital functions they perform within landscapes and ecosystems, and so discover where their 'best interests' truly lie. And then we must be willing to act: protecting rivers and restoring them to health and…
  1. NFU Mutual reports a sharp spike in farm machine thefts – but East Anglia bucks the trend

    Edp24.co.uk -Agriculture  05.22 / 16:41 www.edp24.co.uk
    East Anglia has bucked a national trend in rural crime – with a slight decline in insurance claims during a month when national figures…
  2. Water for Food group assesses irrigation prospects for East Anglian farmers

    Edp24.co.uk -Agriculture  05.22 / 16:03 www.edp24.co.uk
    Last week’s rainfall provided some short-term relief for East Anglian farmers – but experts said it has not changed the underlying shortage in rivers and…
  3. Shoppers urged to buy home-grown blooms to boost flower industry

    Edp24.co.uk -Agriculture  05.22 / 15:23 www.edp24.co.uk
    East Anglian flower growers have backed a campaign to get patriotic shoppers to buy more British…
  1. Ritz London named best hotel in Europe for second year

    Hotelowner.co.uk - Industries 05.23 / 11:40 hotelowner.co.uk
    The Ritz London has once again been hailed the best hotel in Europe at the annual Ultimate Luxury Travel Related Awards (ULTRAs). It is the second consecutive year that the property has received the accolade, which is voted for by the readers of the Daily Telegraph’s Ultratravel magazine. The luxury hotel was named runner-up in … The post Ritz London named best hotel in Europe for second year appeared first on Hotel O…
  2. Airwave expands into European hospitality market

    Hotelowner.co.uk - Industries 05.23 / 11:40 hotelowner.co.uk
    Hospitality television and networks supplier, Airwave Europe, has announced its expansion into the European hospitality market. Based in West Sussex, Airwave currently supplies movies and content to hotels across the globe through subsidiary company Techlive International. The company has recently established premises in Amsterdam and hopes to “strengthen its presence” in Europe. Tim Worrall, managing … The post Airwave expands into European hospitality market appeared first on Hotel …
  3. Cut Tourism VAT ‘disappointed’ with party manifestos

    Hotelowner.co.uk - Industries 05.23 / 11:31 hotelowner.co.uk
    Cut Tourism VAT (CTV) has expressed its disappointment at the main parties’ manifestos in the upcoming general election. The campaigners raised concerns that neither the Conservatives, Labour or Liberal Democrats had committed to reducing the tax on tourism to bring the UK in line with other European countries. Dermot King, Butlins MD and chairman of … The post Cut Tourism VAT ‘disappointed’ with party manifestos appeared first on Hotel Owner…
  4. How Much Does It Cost To Survive The Armageddon?

    The recent headlines have been packed with scary news about the Doomsday Clock being a few ticks away from the complete meltdown. Can we slow down time? Dr Alexandra Stubbings, MD, Talik and Co. The recent headlines have been packed... Read more The post How Much Does It Cost To Survive The Armageddon? appeared first on Business…
  5. WannaCry Hysteria Should Be Healed With Education

    The reaction to the 13th May global ransomware attack was either a delayed response to our own weaknesses in cyber defence or a hysterical misinterpretation of the events. None of them is good news. Joe Jouhal, CEO, Avatu Joe Jouhal,... Read more The post WannaCry Hysteria Should Be Healed With Education appeared first on Business…
  6. Sarens replaces 230t filter at French cement plant

    by Sotiris Kanaris Sarens recently replaced a filter at the Eqiom cement plant in Lumbres, France, on behalf of client TS…
  7. Mediaco orders Liebherr LG 1750

    by Sotiris Kanaris French crane rental company Mediaco has ordered a 750t Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom truck crane. The crane will be delivered in…
  8. Prangl supports green fuel

    by Sotiris Kanaris Prangl provided a number of telescopic cranes for the planned maintenance of the Agrana bioethanol fuel plant in Pischelsdorf,…