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The Alternative? The Biospheric Foundation

The Alternative? Beth Perry profiles the Biospheric Foundation, an initiative for rethinking food production and distribution in the city.

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Post-melt dystopia and the Literature Festival

Karen Regn reports on how the Manchester Literature Festival is tackling climate change with 'Shackleton's Man Goes South' and a concerted effort around its own sustainability.

Dolls House environmental impact report

The Library Theatre Company decided to measure the environmental impact of their show A Doll's House which took place at The Lowry in January and February 2011. They felt that, despite the complex work involved in doing this that it was a worth while exercise for two main reasons....


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