Sustainable living

6 Rs: rethink, refuse, reuse, reduce, repair, recycle; renewable energy and materials; Peak-everything

Documents

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An inconvenient truth about food – Neither secure nor resilient An inconvenient truth about food – Neither secure nor resilient

Report questioning whether government agricultural policies will bring secure and sustainable food.

Robin Maynard; Soil Association, 2008

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Aristar Foundation Aristar Foundation

Series of posters and videos for teachers to promote and educate South African children about the techniques and principles of sustainability and permaculture. Available for free in low resolution.

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Education for sustainable development: improving schools – improving lives Education for sustainable development: improving schools – improving lives

Evaluation which found that ESD increased pupils' knowledge and understanding of the importance of leading more sustainable lives.

Ofsted, 2009

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ESD Sourcebook ESD Sourcebook

The purpose of this publication is to describe ways in which education for sustainable development (ESD) can be integrated into primary and secondary schooling. This collection of briefs is designed to complement other ESD materials published by UNESCO.
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Fighting food shortages: Hungry for change Fighting food shortages: Hungry for change

The global food crisis of 2008, which saw food prices rising rapidly as a result of world shortages of staples such as wheat and rice, gives a taste of what the 'perfect storm' will mean for the world's poor.

Christian Aid, 2008

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Did you know?

My wild ancestors originated in Afghanistan over 3000 years ago

Read more Carrot

I originated in the South American Andes mountains

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I originated in Southern Europe and Western Asia around 2000 BC ago

Read more Leek

I am part of the rose family and native to Central Asia.

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I am the world’s most important salad plant.

Read more Lettuce

I come from the Andes Mountains and was first cultivated about 7,000 years ago.

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I originated in South and Central Asia dating back to 3500 BC.

Read more Onion

Scientists are unsure whether I originated in Central Asia, Ethiopia or the Mediterranean.

Read more Pea

I originated in Central and South America

Read more Pumpkin

My wild ancestors are fond throughout Asia and Europe.

Read more Radish

I am a delicious fruit, native to Eastern Asia, with wide culinary and medicinal uses.

Read more Rasberry

I originated in Persia (modern day Iran) and spread to China around 600AD.

Read more Spinach

My small wild ancestors are found in temperate areas all over the Old World.

Read more Strawberry

I am native to the Central Americas and was first domesticated in Mexico, by at least 2600 BC.

Read more Sunflower

I am native to the Americas and was cultivated by the Aztecs as early as 700 AD.

Read more Tomato