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Village

A few days ago I spent the whole day in what will become my local village. Since 2006 there has been a  project ongoing here, called Centro de Convergência (Convergence Centre), initiated by GAIA a portuguese environmental NGO. They describe … Continue reading

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Land

At last I have taken the big leap and made an offer to buy some land. 34 hectares in the hills of rural south-west Portugal. There is an abandoned orchard and vegetable garden in the main valley, lots of cork … Continue reading

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Ecosystem Economics

Whilst browsing through a newspaper the other day, looking for something interesting amidst the political drama and social gloom, I was excited to discover a double page spread on the TEEB report. TEEB stands for The Economics of Ecosystems and … Continue reading

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