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‘A shining light’: the care farms supporting people with mental health challenges From children at risk of exclusion to adults with dementia, people are mucking in on care farms as a form of therapy Agriculture Body & Mind Health Wellbeing
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10 tips for shopping organic on a shoestring Opting for organic doesn’t have to cost the earth, say those at the Soil Association, which is running this month’s Organic September campai... Agriculture Environment Food
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Madagascar's vanilla farmers are being inspired to plant trees – by a gecko Vanilla has brought prosperity to Madagascar's farmers, but often at the cost of forests. A gecko is helping restore the balance Agriculture Conservation Environment Sustainable Development
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Organic diet ‘dramatically reduces exposure to toxic pesticides’ A report has found that levels of glyphosate in adults and children fell significantly after just one week of eating organic Agriculture Environment Health Wellbeing
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How a disaster zone in Iraq became a conservation success story Once declared a major ecological disaster, life is flooding back to Iraq’s recently restored Mesopotamian Marshes Agriculture Conservation Environment Sustainable Development
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Beavers given ‘right to stay’ in Devon, paving way for further reintroductions It’s a mystery how they even got there, but beavers living on the River Otter have won the legal right to stay Agriculture Conservation Environment
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