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Meet the plastic-hunting ‘pirates’ of Cornwall The pirates’ bounty is melted down to make sea kayaks, which are then used to collect more rubbish Conservation Environment Positive People Society
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Seeds of the people: how communities are protecting the future of food The pandemic has galvanised a new movement of growers and seed-savers: could this be the start of a fresh era of seed diversity? Agriculture Environment Food Lifestyle Society Wellbeing
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Hope 100: The mayor with an ambitious plan to tackle inequality The first black mayor of a UK city has a bold plan for Bristol Politics Society UK
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What lies beneath: can the subterranean world show us how to be better citizens? Nature writer Robert Macfarlane tackles everything from prehistoric cave paintings to buried nu-clear waste in his latest book. Travelling t... Environment Society
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Where the wild things are: the magic of bothies Bothying began in the 1930s, when groups of hillwalkers would shelter from the elements in dis-used farm buildings. Dedicated volunteers hav... Conservation Travel UK

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