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The Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew - a chat with Professor Bill Chaloner - by Helen K Thomas

On a windy day in April, I met up with my former lecturer Professor William Chaloner (Bill Chaloner), who for 13 years was a member on the board of trustees at Kew Gardens.

Palm House at Kew

Legendary music venue KOKO wins Environmental Award

Legendary music venue KOKO has won the award for Environmental Excellence in Camden Organisations (EECO) 2010 for Innovation in Waste Management and Recycling.

Koko music venue

Renewable Energy Systems - Power for Good

Just outside the M25, operating out of a renovated egg farm, is one of largest renewable energy developers in the world: Renewable Energy Systems (RES) Holdings Limited.

Beaufort Court in Kings Langley is the innovative energy-sufficient low-carbon head offices for RES. The offices energy load is largely met onsite with a host of impressive renewable technologies.

Courtyard and Wind Turbine

Growing Vegetables is fun!

Growing vegetables is fun
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Growing Vegetables is Fun! is another publication from the Magbook range. This one is aimed at parents and educationalists and is designed to be a fun and inspirational companion for kiddies entering the world of growing vegetables.

Characters Danny and Lilly guide youngsters through 144 pages packed with pointers for how to “Sow it, grow it, tend it, harvest it, eat it!” Kids become a garden explorer; help save the planet; and learn all about recycling, nutrients and composting.

Interview with Miles Irving

Miles Irving, 'The Forager', supplies wild foods to top London restaurants. His customers include Jamie Oliver, Richard Corrigan, and Mark Hix. We joined Miles on Hampstead Heath at the Belsize Eco Fair for a rare video interview.

Miles has a book out called The Forager Handbook. Even if you don't fancy the idea of collecting wild foods yourself, it's a fascinating read!

The Green Living Guide, Edited by Hugh Bowring

Looking for some eco money saving tips? Or information on the latest ways to lead a greener life? Helen K Thomas checks out the latest edition of the Green Living Guide…

The Green Living Guide by Hugh Bowring

The Wave

The Wave demonstration took place in London on Saturday to mark the start of the Copenhagen summit this week. Somewhere in the region of 40,000 demonstrators converged to make their collective voices heard.

Wave demonstration

Green Evening by Maria Smedstad

Maria Smedstad has joined the mission to make London greener!

Em Cartoon

Maria's cartoons appeared daily in The London Paper until August and now feature in the The Sun on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

If you can't wait until Tuesday to see Maria's latest antics, there's more at www.emcartoons.com.

Cycle Fridays

To encourage cycling in London, Transport for London and London Cycling Campaign are running free group rides into Central London until Friday 2 October 2009. We joined a ride from Swiss Cottage to meet some of the marshals and commuters.

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